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RIN Issues:

Fall 2009
Vol.12, No. 2

Spring 2009
Vol. 12, No. 1

Winter 2009,
Vol.11, No. 3

Fall 2008
Vol.11, No. 2

Spring 2008,
Vol.11, No.1

Winter 2008,
Vol. 10, No. 3

Summer/Fall 2007, Vol. 10, Nos.1& 2

Winter 2007
Vol. 9, No. 3

Fall 2006
Vol. 9, No. 2

Vol.9, No.1

Winter 2006 
Vol.8, No.3

Fall 2005,
Vol.8, No.2

Spring 2005,
Vol. 8, No. 1

Winter 2005,
Vol. 7, No. 3

Vol. 7, No. 2

Spring 2004
Vol. 7, No. 1

Fall 2003
Vol. 6, No. 3

Vol 6  No. 2

Spring  2003  
Vol. 6  No. 1

Fall 2002
Vol. 5, No.3

Vol. 5, No. 2

Spring 2002
Vol. 5, No. 1

Fall 2001
Vol. 4, No. 3

Vol. 4, No. 2

Spring 2001
Vol. 4, No. 1

Fall 2000
Vol. 3, No. 3

Vol. 3, No. 2

Spring 2000
Vol. 3, No. 1

Fall 1999
Vol. 2, No. 3

Vol. 2, No. 2

Spring 1999
Vol. 2, No. 1

Fall 1998
Vol. 1, No. 2

Vol. 1, No. 1

  Contents:  Fall 2009, Vol. 12, No. 2

The Family

From the editor:
Family Ties by Mark Silk

Sanford and Wife by R. Marie Griffith
It was a rough summer for Republican family values.

Who Killed George Tiller? by Andrew Walsh
Pro-life groups say don’t blame us when a Kansas abortion provider is gunned down.

Obama in Cairo by Molly Fitzgerald
The president pitches a do-over in the American relationship with the Muslim world.

When Push Comes to Twitter by Babak Rahimi
Islam, not social networking technology, floods the streets of Teheran with protesters.

Airing the Syrian Laundry by Ronald C. Kiener
The leadership of an insular Jewish community gets tangled in a gaudy New Jersey corruption scandal.

Our Crowd by Sarina Roffé
An insider’s look at the Syrian Jews.

The Irish Map of Hell by Christine McCarthy McMorris
Perhaps the worst of the Catholic clerical sexual abuse crises shatters Ireland.

The Baptists Shrink by Andrew M. Manis
Once booming, the Southern Baptist Convention tries to rekindle growth.

The Episcopalian Split by Frank Kirkpatrick
Change picks up speed as the Episcopal Church moves past schism over gay ordination and marriage.

Claiming The King's Soul by Andrew Walsh
Michael Jackson goes home in the dignified embrace of the black church.

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