Fall 2007

Insight: Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come . . .

David Hulme

In his book Jesus of Nazareth, Pope Benedict XVI gives his understanding of Jesus after a lifelong theological study. Is it consistent with the biblical record?

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 10: The Final False Messiah
Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 10

The Final False Messiah

David Hulme

Historically would-be saviors who promised peace and prosperity failed to deliver. Can any human being or form of government ultimately deliver us or bring salvation?

Are Fathers Necessary?

Are Fathers Necessary?

Jerry de Gier

Are fathers necessary? Based on the statistics, loving, engaged and committed fathers are perhaps more important than ever before.

Getting Past the Big Bang, Part 2: Alternative Views

Alternative Views

Dan Cloer

We now possess the means of exploring many of the great questions of our place in the universe. But will we find the answers we’re looking for?

The Apostles, Part 9: A Dangerous Voyage
The Apostles, Part 9

A Dangerous Voyage

David Hulme

The prisoner Paul makes his way to Rome for a hearing before the famous Nero. But what might appear to be the end of the story is really just another beginning.

Christmas: Does It Matter?

Christmas: Does It Matter?

Brian Orchard

It’s generally acknowledged that the second-most important festival of the Christian calendar has no biblical support. Most people shrug that off as irrelevant, but is it?
 

Just Who Is Santa Claus?

Just Who Is Santa Claus?

Alice Abler

By working backward through history, we find that Santa Claus has been with us in various guises for thousands of years.