From humble origins Napoleon Bonaparte, the “Little Corporal,” had become a neo-Roman ruler in the style of Julius Caesar. Just how did he do it?
Following its crushing defeat in the First World War, Germany suffered such political instability, unemployment and inflation that many accepted the appeals of extremists. Could anything like it happen again?
From ancient Babylon and Rome to Berlin and Beijing, false messiahs are part of world history. What can we learn from them? How might we recognize the next ones?
We’re losing topsoil at an astonishing rate around the world. Can this lead to the end of agriculture?
Abuse of topsoil and soil erosion are growing problems around the world; without healthy soil, we can’t produce healthy food. It’s a global issue, yet the solution is essentially local.
According to the Bible, the Hebrews made their exodus only after Egypt’s gods were confronted. What can we learn from the story of the Hebrews and the gods of ancient Egypt?
Events in the Middle East continue to feature in world news as they have for more than a century. Is it possible for the peoples of this region to be reconciled? Can cooperation and lasting peace be achieved?
When was the last time you exited the stress and anxiety grid in order to reflect on your life and its purpose? When did you last take time to truly rest?
Visiting the ruins of ancient cities such as Ephesus, Pergamos and Laodicea can be an interesting exercise from a historical and cultural viewpoint, but it also illuminates the setting and lessons of a message in the book of Revelation.
A few years ago an article in The Atlantic carried the headline, “Is Pornography Adultery?” As the subhead noted, it may be closer than you think.