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May 22, 2015

How Did Jesus Really Die?

David Hulme

The actual cause of Jesus’ death on the cross has long been debated, but the biblical accounts tell us precisely how, and why, He died.

 

April 21, 2015

Our Nuclear Nature

David Hulme

Thirty years ago, the world’s worst nuclear accident occurred. Since then the effects have been felt worldwide, and the situation has yet to be contained.

June 1, 2015

SOS: Planet in Peril

David Hulme

Daily, it seems, a report from some part of the globe warns of dire consequences from environmental pollution and degradation—unless we act soon.

 

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.

False Messiahs: Soviet Saviors

December 3, 2014

False Messiahs: Soviet Saviors

David Hulme

Joseph Stalin was responsible for the death of millions of Soviet citizens. It was Stalin’s mentor, Vladimir Lenin, who founded Soviet communism and insisted that terror was indispensable to political power. Could such men rise again? 

 

October 30, 2014

False Messiahs: Napoleon

David Hulme

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?

 

Global Problems: Food Security

Fall 2014

Europe in 2015

David Hulme

Several events scheduled for 2014–15 may make a significant difference to life in Europe and around the world.

August 7, 2014

False Messiahs: Hitler

David Hulme

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?

 

August 21, 2014

False Messiahs: Caesars Old and New

David Hulme

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?

 

June 16, 2014

End of Agriculture?

David Hulme

We’re losing topsoil at an astonishing rate around the world. Can this lead to the end of agriculture?

 

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