Regardless of the ideals set forth by leaders, humanity has never yet succeeded in preventing violence and war. Is there any solution?
If God is both loving and all-powerful, why doesn’t He prevent evil in the world? Is there a way to understand God’s relationship to violence?
Vision reviews three books addressing the increasingly insistent claim that without religion, there would be much less war and violence in the world.
What causes families to self-destruct, and how can the greater community help couples solve relationship problems and perhaps even prevent family violence?
Research suggests that a child who lacks a positive sense of identity is much more likely to turn violent. Gina Stepp explores five keys to help prevent youth violence.
Would eradicating all forms of religious belief remove terror from our world?
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?
Psychologists and policymakers alike are trying to understand what makes a terrorist. And how does one stop the assembly line?
Sibling violence is as old as Cain and Abel. Where is the line between “normal” sibling conflict and abusive behavior, and how and when should parents intervene?
Today, as the world marks the 100-year anniversary of the conflict’s fateful beginning, World War I continues to be fertile ground for authors. Vision reviews three new books on the subject.
Since at least the time of Homer and his epic account of the Trojan War, people have glorified warfare and reveled in it as entertainment.
H.G. Wells is remembered primarily for his science-fiction works, but he also coined a phrase that for a century has been linked with World War I. As the world marks the centennial of that war’s fateful beginning, we ask: Can a war end all war?
World War I has been described as the war to end all war. The ensuing years—most notably, the Second World War—showed that this thought was ridiculously naïve.
David Hulme spoke with military historian Sir John Keegan soon after 9/11. Vision revisits their discussion on the changing face of war.
The majority of wars today are intrastate conflicts fought with small arms, and where such conflicts take place, many of those fighting are children.
Some say that media violence isn’t a major cause of aggression in children, but can constant bombardment with violent images be helping them develop optimally?
What kind of God does the Bible portray? Vision reviews three books on the subject.