CHARIS: A Journal of Lutheran Scholarship, Thought, and Opinion.

a publication of the CHARIS Institute, Inc.

Christmas 2006, Volume 5, Number 4

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Anschauungen (The Framework of Fellowship, Antichrist as Election Issue, CHARIS and the CLC, A Letter from Waldo Werning, New Guy on the Block)

Applied Christian Ethics in Regenerative Medicine
Robert O. Balza, Jr. and Paul R. Boehlke

Economic History According to Holy Scripture
Brian Jacobsen

The Need for Adequate Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa
Rebecca Nierengarten

The Lutheran Intellectual Tradition: Paradox, Ambiguity, and Janusian Thinking OR How the Christian Faith Informs the Life of the Mind, and Vice Versa
John E. Bauer

A Brief History of Wisconsin Lutheran College
Mark Braun

From the Chapel
Paul R. Boehlke

Index for Volumes 1-5 (2001-2006)

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