Summer 2013

Insight: Religion, North Korean Style

Religion, North Korean Style

David Hulme

It’s often noted that leaders make use of religion to advance political agendas. Today, North Korea’s Kim Il-sung’s ruler cult is flourishing.

Series: Law, Prophets and Writings, Part 7-Judah, Joseph and Jacob
The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 7

Judah, Joseph and Jacob

David Hulme

In this installment we follow the story of the patriarchs to its conclusion: Jacob’s final years, Joseph’s life in Egypt, and the birth of the ancient nation of Israel.

More than a Feeling: Human Emotion and the Brain

More Than a Feeling

Gina Stepp

Why do we differ from one another in the way we respond emotionally to life events? How do we learn to regulate our emotions, and why do we need to?

Is God a Trinity?

Is God a Trinity?

Peter Nathan

Jeannette B. Anderson

It may be mainstream Christianity’s most important dogma, but where does trinitarianism come from, and what does the Bible have to say about it?

Science and Environment: Blinded by the Dark

Blinded by the Dark

Dan Cloer

What happens to eyesight when you live in darkness? A tiny fish serves as a metaphor for the material-spiritual divide that has set science and religion at odds with one another.

Interview with Craig Evans: Is the Bible Reliable?

Is the Bible Reliable?

David Hulme

Craig A. Evans of Acadia Divinity College in Nova Scotia, Canada, talks to Vision about biblical illiteracy. Can the Bible be trusted as a source of knowledge?

The Man Who Knew Everything

Aristotle: The Man Who Knew Everything

Daniel Tompsett

Today’s debate between methods of attaining knowledge—one divinely revealed, the other gained by rational inquiry—is a significant aspect of Aristotle’s legacy.