Winter 2011

Insight: Hope and the Human Spirit

Hope and the Human Spirit

David Hulme

The source we depend on for our overall direction tells us that the future of humanity is assured.

Global Problems, Global Solutions: Of Weapons and Warfare
Global Problems, Global Solutions, Part 1

Of Weapons and Warfare

David Hulme

With this issue Vision begins a new series examining critical problems facing the world, with an eye to solutions both on a global level and close to home.

Imprisoned in the System

Imprisoned in the System

Seth Capo

The modern penal system in many nations has been a failed experiment in rehabilitation. Are reformation and reconciliation possible for prisoners?

Hell: Origins of an Idea

Hell: Origins of an Idea

Richard Burky

Jeannette B. Anderson

Belief in everlasting punishment in a blazing inferno is almost as old as humanity itself. But is it based on the Bible’s teachings? What is hell? 

Alfred Adler: A Psychology of Change

A Psychology of Change

Gina Stepp

Alfred Adler saw no need to reject religion. In fact, his face-to-face, holistic approach to working with patients was rooted in a well-known biblical precept.

The Apostles, Part 21

John: The End and the Beginning

David Hulme

The final installment of the series examines the biblical account of the apocalypse, as recorded by the apostle John in the book of Revelation.

Chernobyl: The Silent Museum

Chernobyl: The Silent Museum

Edwin Stepp

April 26 marks the 25th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in history—a good time to reevaluate our responsibility regarding energy sources.

alfred adler biography

Alfred Adler: To Heal and to Educate

Gina Stepp

Though considered one of the three “great fathers” of modern psychotherapy, Alfred Adler is less familiar to most people today than Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung.

The Omega Men

The Omega Men

Dan Cloer

Is preserving the species, or even the planet, the ultimate in human meaning? Vision looks at three recent books that outline potential end-time disasters.