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Dress code

Case by case

Congregational life presents a broad range of conflicts and dilemmas in which theological and ecclesial issues are entwined with the complex drama of human relations. Such challenges are also moments in which Christian witness can be clarified. This fictional narrative, which is followed by an analysis, is the sixth in a series.

Bill Strong had been a Christian all his life, or at least it felt that way. He’d been brought up in the church, be­come a member when he was 12, and attended almost every Sun­day with his wife and children.


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