Fall 2012

Insight: Charlemagne's Ghost

Charlemagne’s Ghost

David Hulme

When unity is challenged in Europe, the ghost of the medieval king Charlemagne often comes on the scene.

Law, Prophets and Writings, Part 4: Heir of the World
The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 4

Heir of the World

David Hulme

Our continuing study of Genesis highlights various episodes in the patriarch Abraham’s life following God’s promise to make a great nation of his descendants.  

Peace on Earth and Goodwill to All Men

Peace on Earth and Goodwill to All Men

Martin Coates

The proclamation of “peace on earth and goodwill to all” is popular at Christmas time. In a world torn by war, crime and greed, where is the peace and goodwill?

Moral Individualism

Moral Individualism

Brian Orchard

As a new generation prepares to face the world, it’s clear that they have taken seriously their parents’ postmodern teachings on morality.

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

Dan Cloer

Biologists introduce us to a third factor that helps determine who we are and what we pass on to our children, and the implications are profound.

At Your Convenience

At Your Convenience

Alice Abler

The past century has seen great changes in what we call food. Life in the kitchen may be easier thanks to our love of scientific progress, but at what cost?  

 

In-Laws and Outliers

In-Laws and Outliers

Gina Stepp

Three recent books address why some relationships may seem especially challenging. Can we change our emotional style and thereby our interactions?