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CWR Articles > Current Issue: September 2014
The Roots of the Political Use and Abuse of the Bible
By Leroy Huizenga
Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker's book, Politicizing the Bible, examines how the development of biblical scholarship has severed Scripture from the heart of the Church.
China’s Modern Martyrs: From Mao to Now (Part 4)
By Anthony E. Clark, Ph.D.
The blood of martyrs has proven to be the seed of the Church in China, as vibrant communities thrive despite government interference and restrictions.
Francis, Ecumenism, and the Common Witness to Christ
By Alessandra Nucci
Focusing on Evangelicals and Pentecostals rather than “historical” Protestant denominations, Pope Francis has taken a new approach to ecumenical efforts.
Grandparents In the Gaps
By Russell Shaw
The universal rule for conscientious grandparents is: Do what you can, and don’t blame yourself for what you can’t
The Global Sexual Revolution and the Assault on Freedom and Family
By Benjamin J. Vail
German author and sociologist Gabriele Kuby discusses “gender mainstreaming”, the new totalitarianism, and being called a "homohater"
Seeking Practical Solutions to Reaching Young Souls
By Christopher White
Naomi Schaefer Riley's book, Got Religion?, explores what thriving religious institutions are doing to attract young people
Islam, Violence, and the Nature of God
By Dr. R. Jared Staudt
Where and why Catholics agree—and disagree—with Muslims
Walking with Chesterton
By K. V. Turley
Once a year, a group of admirers of G.K. Chesterton make a 30-mile pilgrimage from the site of his birth to his grave. This year’s trek included several Chestertonian touches.
Liberalism, Choice, and Compulsion
By James Kalb
Contrary to what many people believe, no society can maximize free choice and all societies involve some sort of compulsion
Faith, Love, and Music Come Together in The Song
By Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle
A conversation with Alan Powell, star of the upcoming movie The Song, which is inspired by the Song of Solomon.
The Magical, Timeless Popularity of J.R.R. Tolkien
By Michael Coren
The support for all things Tolkien is fascinating not only because of its size but because of its surreal diversity
Celebrating 30 Years of Project Rachel
By Carrie Gress
An interview with Vicki Thorn, founder of the pro-life ministry helping women and men find healing after abortion.
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