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1. The Flabby Body of Christ
By Stephen W. Simpson | November 12, 2009
Why is church so dull? A psychotherapist diagnoses the Sunday ritual.
2. Not Doing It
By Jon Busch | July 15, 2009
Evangelicals try to outdo American culture’s obsession with sex.
3. Get Over It
By The Editors | November 13, 2009
The current obsession with definition is too late to save evangelicalism.
4. Fear Factor
By David Sessions | December 7, 2009
When evangelical organizations use homophobia and political dishonesty to motivate members to contribute.
5. Losing Their Salt
By The Editors | September 11, 2009
Christian magazines’ sudden interest in swearing is late to the party—and misses the point.
6. The Exorcism of Bobby Jindal’s Intimate Friend
By Alisa Harris | February 25, 2009
In a 1994 essay, G.O.P. star Bobby Jindal relives an incredible story of unrequited love … and demons.
7. Dear Jon Favreau
By Sharon Pelletier | January 19, 2009
I know you’re spending Martin Luther King day writing Obama’s inaugural address. But reading this could change your life.
8. Cancel the Carrie Show
By David Sessions | May 12, 2009
Miss California, Christians and culture-war grandstanding.
9. Getting Naked
By J. Marcus Weekley | March 20, 2009
A study of nudity in Milk, The Reader, and Watchmen.
10. Not Asking for a Black Eye
By John Wofford | August 17, 2009
Derek Webb discusses his new album, Stockholm Syndrome.
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