Spring 2009

Insight: Who Will Save Us?

Who Will Save Us?

David Hulme

History teaches some sad lessons about leaders who set themselves up as political saviors harnessing religion for political gain.

Capitalism: Unknown Ideal

Capitalism: Unknown Ideal?

Dan Cloer

On the heels of extensive government intervention in economies around the world, Ayn Rand is making a comeback. Is her philosophy really the answer?

Mortally Wounded

Mortally Wounded?

Steven D. Andrews

The current financial crisis reveals that humanity has been here before. And we’ll be here again, unless we start taking a fundamentally different approach.

The Apostles, Part 14: Called, Chosen, Faithful
The Apostles, Part 14

Called, Chosen, Faithful

David Hulme

The apostle Peter’s life is a study in how much a person can change. His writings offer advice as applicable today as when he wrote them.

Teen Pregnancy: The Tangled Web

Teen Pregnancy: The Tangled Web

Gina Stepp

Statistics say very little about how to address the complex problem of teen pregnancy. What are the issues, and what can parents do to help?

Teens, Parents, and Teen Parents

Teens, Parents, and Teen Parents

Gina Stepp

Vision interviews Bill Albert, chief program officer for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, on the importance of healthy relationships.

Life Without Children: The New Generation Gap

Thomas E. Fitzpatrick

American and British researchers have identified several indicators that child care now occupies less of the average adult’s lifetime than in past decades.

Ayn Rand: Fantasyland

Dan Cloer

It is unusual to find someone who not only retains their early views but builds a whole superstructure of philosophical meaning atop them. Ayn Rand was such a person.