Fall 2016

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 18

David, King of Israel

David Hulme

As David takes Saul’s place on the throne of Israel, he shows himself to be a man of great strength but also of serious weaknesses.

Fall 2016

A Man of Contradictions?

David Hulme

King David’s character was multifaceted. How is it that for all his weaknesses, God could still call him “a man after his own heart”?

 

November 13, 2016

God: A Trinity?

David Hulme

The Trinity dogma is described as “the central doctrine of the Christian religion” yet “enveloped . . . by a kind of darkness.” How can that be?

 

Fall 2016

Mussolini’s Message

David Hulme

It’s no secret that Benito Mussolini saw himself as a 20th-century Roman emperor. But new evidence confirms that he also thought of himself as the savior—the Christlike messiah—of the Italian people.

September 19, 2016

What Makes Us Human?

David Hulme

What makes us human and sets us apart from other species? Is it self-awareness or free moral agency, conscience, or the capacity to imagine? It’s more than you might think.

 

Summer 2016

Violence: Is Religion the Problem?

Ron Dodgen

Vision reviews three books addressing the increasingly insistent claim that without religion, there would be much less war and violence in the world.

 

Summer 2016

Want to Change Your DNA?

Dan Cloer

Biochemist Jennifer Doudna talks to Vision’s Dan Cloer about a genetic-engineering breakthrough that has profound implications for biology and medicine.

 

Summer 2016

When Terror Reigns

Gina Stepp

Terrorism is nothing new. Yet a meaningful definition remains elusive, understanding the issues is a challenge, and a lasting solution seems more than we can hope for. Are there answers?

Summer 2016

Preparing Yourself for the Unthinkable

Chris Anderson

With random acts of terror clearly on the increase around the world, what can you do to minimize your chances of becoming a victim?

 

Summer 2016

China and the Future of the World

Donald Winchester

Understanding China’s current place in the world requires looking at the nation through a non-Western lens.

 

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