Letters from the Past

February 24, 2006

Letters From the Past

Peter Nathan

The entire matrix of ancient near eastern archaeology is undergoing some exciting times and ancient writings will be at the forefront of the next wave of historical revelations in the region. 

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.

Hiroshima

Summer 2005

Hiroshima

Donald R. Hornsby

The dropping of an atomic bomb on August 6, 1945, forced the world to the threshold of a new era. But how much has really changed?

Lest We Forget

Summer 2005

Lest We Forget

John Meakin

Donna Butler

As the world recalls the end of World War II, Vision examines Adolf Hitler’s rise to power, the unprecedented cruelty he unleashed, and the lessons to be remembered. 

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 2: The Coming of the Christian Emperor

Summer 2005

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 2

The Coming of the “Christian” Emperor

David Hulme

Like many of his predecessors, Roman emperor Constantine the Great used religion to great political advantage.

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