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A La Carte (7/11)

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Wednesday July 11, 2007

Books: The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association has announced their award winners for 2007. John Piper’s “What Jesus Demands from the World” won in the Christian Life category. Strangely, a novel took the big prize (and, even more strangely, didn’t even win in its own category).

Catholicism: The pope has apparently angered some Protestants by declaring that the Catholic Church is the only fully true church. Why does this surprise anyone?

Church: Christianity Today has a sad article about one of America’s most awful exports–the health and wealth gospel–and how it is polluting Africa.

Media: This commercial is very creative. Be sure to watch it to the end.


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