As the world arms itself with more and more nuclear and conventional weapons, we find ourselves in a continuing pattern of warfare. And that’s just as Jesus said it would be.
The idea that history repeats itself is perhaps nowhere more evident than in the story of Israel’s conquest of the Promised Land. The book of Judges records cycles of obedience, disobedience, war and deliverance as the young nation interacts with neighboring peoples and their gods.
Though we’d all like to believe otherwise, our views and opinions may not stem from sound thinking. How can we ensure that wisdom prevails?
Nearly the entire Christian world observes Sunday as the weekly “day of the Lord,” yet Jesus Christ Himself kept the seventh-day Sabbath. When and how did the change occur?
Quantum theory is beyond the grasp of most of us. Even physicists struggle to make sense of things that common sense suggests are impossible. Why, then, is faith in science seen as rational while faith in God is not?
Educator Michael Redivo says conflict is inevitable, and that learning to deal with it is a key not only to well-being but to growing up. In this interview he talks about his Productive Conflict Model and how it can help children and adults alike to grow in the face of challenging relationships.
Among Roman Catholic thinkers, Thomas Aquinas stands out for his integration of Greek philosophy with the dogmas of the church—an approach that has had a profound and lasting effect on the Christian world.