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Someone has said “The advent of the new age can be seen as a mixed blessing for Christians who are called to respond in faith to the presence of new religions towards the end of the 20th century. While the new age may be drawing away from traditional faith many dissatisfied individuals who have not embarked on a personal religious quest, it might also be doing a service to Christianity by encouraging Christians to delve deeper into their religious tradition and rediscover its treasures.”

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    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 29, 2003
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  • Rex Johnson Relates The Following Story In His ...  PRO

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Oct 3, 2005
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    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 14, 2003
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