The odd concurrence of two publications on the Christian side of a pivotal issue
- Piety and politics. Villa-Vicencio, C. // Africa Report;Jan/Feb91, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p47
Asserts that as Afrikaner hegemony begins to crumble, the church's efforts to find a way not to antagonize either conservative Afrikaners or blacks demanding democratic government provides a window on the soul-searching of South Africa's white population. Whether apartheid is a sin; Dutch...
- Change or perish, the churches are told; but the ones that don't keep on growing. Byfield, Ted; Byfield, Virginia // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/17/93, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p37
Recommends that in the face of discouraging statistics on the numbers of Canadians that claim adherence to a religion a Christian keep three things in mind: an adult understanding of the Christian faith takes explicit teaching, Christianity is gaining ground around the world and not all churches...
- Modern Christians face a major problem that St. Paul didn't have to contend with. Byfield, Ted; Byfield, Virginia // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;6/21/93, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p29
Attempts to answer the question: what can be done to reach Canadians who have abandoned their church. Need of Christian evangelism to persuade today's generation that human beings can really decide, can actually change the course of natural events; Understandable that people don't want to...
- Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Woodard, Joe // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p30
Recounts Pope John Paul II's address to visiting American bishops at which he said contemporary feminism is leading to neo-paganism, the Christian faith itself is being undermined. Allegations the Catholic nuns are paying ritual homage to the `goddess earth'; Contention the Pope's desire to halt...
- It's no accident that those churches which follow the world are vanishing. Byfield, Ted; Byfield, Virginia // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/16/94, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p37
Suggests that the Anglican Church of Canada is getting more than its fair share of media coverage recently because it seems so very uncertain what it believes and because it seems to be collapsing. Most mainline Protestant denominations demonstrating the same two conditions; Examples of...
- Can wavering churches regain authority or must the state reassert morality? Byfield, Ted; Byfield, Virginia // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/4/94, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p41
Discusses the decline in moral leadership among churches. Observations about an article by Irving Kristol which recently appeared in the `Wall Street Journal'; Assertion that churches today have come to deplore the idea of religion `imposing' moral teachings on congregants.
- Orthodoxy. Byfield, Ted; Byfield, Virginia // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/7/95, Vol. 22 Issue 34, p32
Focuses on Quebec's repudiation of the Christian belief in the guise of pursuit of independence. `Globe and Mail' columnist Lysiane Gagnon; `Sanctity' of life; Christian culture in Old Quebec.
- Sacred stone. // Archaeology;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p28
Gives information on the findings of a Rock venerated as the place where the Virgin Mary rested on her way to Bethlehem, by Christians. Background history of the Church of the Kathisma (`seat' in Greek); Information on the findings of the ruins of an octagonal church; Revealings of excavations;...
- Argentina's Protestants seek equality with Roman Catholics. // Christian Science Monitor;7/10/95, Vol. 87 Issue 156, p13
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