Summer 2006

Insight: A Different Species

A Different Species

David Hulme

Asking what makes humans unique brings to mind an interesting list of attributes and activities. But what really makes us different from animals?

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 6: “I Am Called to Change the World”
Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 6

“I Am Called to Change the World”

David Hulme

Described as the “restorer of religion, savior of the Church, anointed sovereign, living saint,” Napoleon was perhaps one of the most arrogant false messiahs.

Small Concerns

Small Concerns

Dan Cloer

The potential usefulness of embryonic stem cells in molecular medicine is huge, as are the ethical issues surrounding these tiny biological entities.

An End to Poverty

An End to Poverty: The Will and the Means

David F. Lloyd

In searching for solutions to the malaise of grinding poverty, some innovative approaches have been applied. Do they show the way to relieve the plight of the poor?

Banking on Trust

Banking on Trust

David F. Lloyd

In Bangladesh, founder of the Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus, has turned the banking system upside down. He tells Vision how this effects the poor of his country.

The Apostles, Part 4: The First Journey
The Apostles, Part 4

The First Journey

David Hulme

What Paul and Barnabas taught Jews and gentiles as they traveled through Cyprus and Asia Minor is the subject of considerable debate and misunderstanding.

The Birds Is Coming!

The Birds Is Coming!

John Meakin

Vision explores the potential of a flu pandemic through two authors who address different aspects of the issue.