On the list of top economic powers, China moved into second position in 2010. Will the 21st century be Chinese? What might this mean for the rest of the world?
William Safire said the Sermon on the Mount is “the single most important discourse on Christian law and living.” But is the Bible a credible source for moral instruction?
Across the Middle East the uprisings of the Arab Spring gave way to disillusion in many places. Why is good government so hard to achieve?
How can we comprehend man’s inhumanity to man? Will inequity ever give way to justice for all?
Without adequate water supplies, food cannot be produced. Population growth and increasing prosperity are exerting demands on resources that cannot be withstood.
War is just one of a number of problems the world faces today. Are there any solutions?
For more than six decades North Koreans have succumbed to the worship of their deified dictators. What happens when religion and politics become fatally mixed?
How well do we really know the Bible? Have skepticism and modern scientific thinking stripped it of value?
How do we cope in this age of anxiety and its stressful conditions? Can we have lasting peace of mind?
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?