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December 2005 2005
Volume 49, Number 12
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C. S. Lewis Superstar
How a reserved British intellectual with a checkered pedigree became a rock star for evangelicals.
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We Know Jack
C.S. Lewis's impact is about to reach new grounds, but for many of us, Lewis has shaped us from childhood to adulthood.
Better Late Than Never
U.S. announces first sanctions following 1998 law.
Deaths, promotions, and other items from the religion world.
Churches Split Over Constitution
Muslim power, social unrest are key issues in the debate.
Quotation Marks
Recent comments on boxing, the Qur'an, and public faith.
Go Figure
Recent stats on working parents, divorce, and missions spending.
A Time to Rebuild
Ravaged New Orleans seminary vows to return to urban site.
<em>Christianity Today</em> News Briefs
Alaska Christian College defunded, churches to receive federal Katrina aid, persecution in India, church wins suit against Colorado DOT.
It's Okay to Be Against Suicide
The temptation to evade moral pronouncements is ever with us.
Intelligent Church Redesign
It's a sad but necessary reality that some denominational splits are justified.
Dazed by Disasters
We can fight compassion fatigue by planning ahead.
The Lion, The Witch and The Library
A guide to the best new books about the man and the myths.
Into the Wonder
You won't understand the genius of C. S. Lewis's literary criticism, satire, science fiction, and theological essays until you spend time in Narnia.
Silent Night, Merciful Night
An old, proud actor discovers that Jesus came for elitists, too.
Interview with a Penitent
How Anne Rice moved from fascination with vampires to renewed faith in Christ.
Hope for the Living Dead
Without corrective surgery, women with fistula injuries become outcasts.
It Takes a Schoolhouse
How one Mexican pastor is transforming his community.
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
If Thy Stomach Offends Thee
Weight loss for me isn't about beauty or health.
It's Not About Power
A unique and proven strategy for changing society.
Sticking Points
Despite recent rapprochement, evangelicals and Catholics remain far apart on key issues.
Quick reviews of John Paul the Great, Only Human, The Doors of the Sea, and Talking the Walk.
When the Mountains Don't Move
Professor learns hard lessons in the school of prayer.
My Soul's Dark Night
The best of evangelicalism didn't prepare me for this struggle.