Winter 2015

Time to Burn the Book?

David Hulme

Is the Bible reliable despite the doubt cast on it by many in the world around? There is ample evidence to call on for reassurance that we can trust its historical reliability.

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 11

With the Promised Land in View

David Hulme

As the Israelites stand poised to enter the Promised Land, Moses reminds them of their recent history and of the keys to future blessings from God.

Comparing the Ten

David Hulme

The Ten Commandments are recorded twice the Old Testament, but with a few noteworthy differences between the two versions.

Book Review: Global Economy and Capitalism

Economic Futures

Laura Cloer

The authors of three recent books address the economic system, offering varied perspectives on where we have been and where we might be headed.

Dressing Invisible Wounds

Gina Stepp

PTSD isn’t just a problem faced by soldiers returning from war; it can affect anyone. If a loved one suffers because of past trauma, how can you help?

Nurture and Nature: Ecological Issues

Nurture and Nature of Another Kind

David Hulme

Humanity has gone from nurturing nature to destroying our only home. Is restoration of the earth still possible? From where and how can it come?

Environmental problems: Soil

The Nature of Soil

David Hulme

Do we understand and appreciate one of our most basic natural resources—the soil that sustains life itself? Vision interviews Deborah Koons Garcia.

Philosophical questions: What is Propaganda

The Propagandizing of Propaganda

Donald Winchester

Propaganda is about manipulation. But over the past century, the concept itself has been manipulated. Do you still recognize it when you see it?