Fall 2005

Insight: Memory and Morality

Memory and Morality

David Hulme

With the recent death in Vienna of Simon Wiesenthal, a voice has been stilled; a light has gone out.

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 3: The Fall and Rise of the Roman Empire
Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 3

The Fall and Rise of the Roman Empire

David Hulme

The idea that a political regime can confer divinity has remarkable longevity, particularly among historical dictators.

Final Solutions, Part 1

Final Solutions, Part 1

David Hulme

Vision publisher David Hulme talks with three historians and a filmmaker about the Holocaust. How could it have occurred, and could it ever happen again?

The Persistence of Vision

The Persistence of Vision

Michael McKinney

A term borrowed from the film industry serves as a useful metaphor for how we think.

Seeing the Face of God

Seeing the Face of God

David F. Lloyd

What does God look like? Did Jesus have blond or dark hair? And why do we want to know?

The Apostles, Part 1: Acting on Conviction
The Apostles, Part 1

Acting on Conviction

David Hulme

In this issue we begin a new series on the 21st-century application of the gospel, this time focusing on the biblical book of Acts.

The Moral of the Story

The Moral of the Story

Alice Abler

Fairy tales have clearly evolved over the centuries. And the changing tales say a lot about the changing times.

Constantine: The Man and the Church

Constantine: The Man and the Church

Peter Nathan

Christianity has long claimed Constantine as one of its own. Yet even toward the end of his reign the emperor was open to new philosophical ideas.