The World of Il Duce

Fall 2006

The World of Il Duce

David Hulme

Vision reviews two books by R.J.B. Bosworth on Benito Mussolini and life in Italy under his dictatorship.  

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 6: “I Am Called to Change the World”

Summer 2006

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 6

“I Am Called to Change the World”

David Hulme

Described as the “restorer of religion, savior of the Church, anointed sovereign, living saint,” Napoleon was perhaps one of the most arrogant false messiahs.

Napoleon's Imperial Chatechism

Summer 2006

Napoleon’s Imperial Catechism

Napoleon’s Imperial Catechism was issued by Napoleon in 1806; this translation is from Napoleon Bonaparte by J.M. Thompson.

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 4: Aspects of Empire: Roman, Holy and German

Winter 2006

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 4

Aspects of Empire: Roman, Holy and German

David Hulme

A look at Otto the Great and his role in a reemerging Roman empire, this time in Germany.

Final Solutions, Part 2

Winter 2006

Final Solutions, Part 2

David Hulme

Vision Publisher David Hulme, together with three historians and a filmmaker, continue their roundtable talk on Hitler, the Holocaust and human nature. 

Final Solutions, Part 1

Fall 2005

Final Solutions, Part 1

David Hulme

Vision publisher David Hulme talks with three historians and a filmmaker about the Holocaust. How could it have occurred, and could it ever happen again?

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 3: The Fall and Rise of the Roman Empire

Fall 2005

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 3

The Fall and Rise of the Roman Empire

David Hulme

The idea that a political regime can confer divinity has remarkable longevity, particularly among historical dictators.

A Capable Woman, A Caring Society

Summer 2005

A Capable Woman

John C. Anderson

The final 22 verses of chapter 31 in the book of Proverbs present an acrostic poem that contains the sage advice of a mother to her son, a king named Lemuel. 

In His Own Words: Hiroshima Survivor

Summer 2005

In His Own Words

Donald R. Hornsby

Yoshitaka Kawamoto recounts, firsthand, the events of August 6, 1945. He was 13 years old when the first A-bomb fell near his school in Hiroshima.

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