Special Report

In Search of Truth

Is it possible to search for truth without an accepted yardstick against which to measure what people choose to believe?

Insight: What Is Truth?

What Is Truth?

David Hulme

What is truth? Can we really know for sure? In this issue we explore the subject of truth from several angles. 

Truth or Tradition?

David Hulme

In his recent book, the pope acknowledges that the traditional Christmas story is not accurate in many respects. Many scholars have been pointing this out for decades, but does it really matter? Why should truth trump tradition?

 

In Pursuit of Veritas

Donald R. Hornsby

In the Graeco-Roman world, the goddess Veritas embodied all that was understood as “truth.” What is truth and how can we recognize it?

Ancient Cities, Lasting Truths

Ancient Cities, Lasting Truths

David Hulme

Biblically, the setting and lessons of the seven church congregations to which John wrote deliver a powerful reminder that values are worth holding on to, and that compromise never brings lasting reward.

RIddled with Truth

Part 8

Riddled With Truth

David Hulme

Did people grasp all the implications of Jesus’ teaching? Surprisingly, they were not intended to, since Jesus often deliberately obscured His meaning.

The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 5: A Platform of Truth

Part 5

A Platform of Truth

David Hulme

At the heart of one of the most famous oratories of all time lie enduring values and principles that can lift us out of today’s maze of moral confusion.                               

The Ring of Truth?

The Ring of Truth?

Donald R. Hornsby

The latest movie episode of The Lord of the Rings is getting rave reviews. Why has J.R.R. Tolkien’s work had such lasting appeal?