• Historical Adam prompts crisis of faith statements.
• Should TBN be abandoned or reformed?
• China watchdogs condemn abortion report.
• Israeli evangelicals sue for right to marry.
19 In Depth State and faith unite to end homelessness in Denver and the nation.
24 Honoring Faith in the Public Square
WILFRED McCLAY Let’s be frank: Religion in America really does enjoy
‘special privileges.’ Here are five reasons-plus one-why it should.
30 Shari’ah’s Uphill Climb
JOHN WITTE JR. Does Muslim law have a place in the American landscape?
Global Gospel Project
36 The Key to a Purposeful Life
SARAH LEBHAR HALL It’S not imitating Christ, but Union With him that makes the difference.
40 What’s So Great About ‘The Common Good’?
ANDY cRoucH Why Christians need to revive the historically rich phrase.
44 The Cutting Edge of Marketplace Ministries
AMY L. SHERMAN How businesses are doing more holistic ministry than ever.
48 This (Ambiguous) Political Life
JOHN G. STACKHousE JR. What it means for the church to be involved in politics.
52 The Mystic Baptist
INTERVIEW BY MARK GALLI Why megachurch pastor Charles Stanley has spent so much time in prayer his whole life.
63 Where We Stand Unfreezing the Middle East
64 The Village Green Dan Kimball, Cheryl Sanders, and Winfield Bevins assess seminaries.
66 Wrestling with Angels Carolyn Arends on creation/evolution.
68 Contra Mundum Timothy George on the Pussy Riot controversy.