7 Editor’s Note
9 Reply All – Readers respond to the December issue via letters, tweets, and blogs.
13 Witness – The Vatican tries a less flighty sign of peace.
14 Gleanings – Why pastors get fat, Charlie Hebdo’s deadly effect on Christians, and Bob Jones University apologizes.
17 Headlines – Online evangelists see conversion rates of a Billy Graham crusade a way, experts debate the role of short-term missionaries as doors to Myanmar and Cuba open.
23 Where We Stand – Cuba Libre
26 Open Question – Eve Tushnet, Lisa Severine Nolland, and Sherif Girgis suggest how to RSVP to same-sex weddings.
28 Wayfaring – Wesley Hill worships with friends across denominations.
30 Past Imperfection – David Neff explains how churches birthed the music of protest.
32 The Return of Shame – Why we feel less guilty than ever before – and more ashamed than ever before. How the gospel speaks to a major shift in Western morality. – Andy Crouch
Plus: The Upside of Shame
42 The Lost World of Adam and Eve – Old Testament scholar John Walton affirms a historical Adam, but says there are far more important dimensions to Genesis. – Interview by Kevin P.Emmert
48 Re-Word: Unrolling the Scroll of Freedom – Jesus appeared in the synagogue to proclaim liberty; even for good church folk like me. – Beth Moore
52 Powerhouse in a Petticoat – She showed up to dinner parties flashing antislavery tracts, taught England’s lower classes to read, and hobnobbed with the literati. So what happened to the legacy of Hannah More? – Karen Swallow Prior
Greg Garret’s Entertaining Judgment, review by Alissa Wilkinson
Chen Guangsheng’s The Barefoot Lawyer, review by Melanie Kirkpatrick
Excerpt: Rejoicing in Christ, review by Michael Reeves
Interview: Matt Chandler’s The Mingling of Souls
88 Testimony – During a drug-induced vision, James Stuart Bell found Jesus again.