History

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 7a: Hearts of Darkness

Fall 2006

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 7a

Hearts of Darkness

David Hulme

The magnitude of evil perpetrated by Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini and their brutal totalitarian regimes proved them utterly false messiahs.

The World of Il Duce

Fall 2006

The World of Il Duce

David Hulme

Vision reviews two books by R.J.B. Bosworth on Benito Mussolini and life in Italy under his dictatorship.  

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 6: “I Am Called to Change the World”

Summer 2006

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 6

“I Am Called to Change the World”

David Hulme

Described as the “restorer of religion, savior of the Church, anointed sovereign, living saint,” Napoleon was perhaps one of the most arrogant false messiahs.

Winter 2002

The Lamb That Speaks Like a Dragon

Peter Nathan

The first beast, described in Revelation 13:1–10, is widely accepted as representing the Roman Empire and its resurrections.

Letters from the Past

February 24, 2006

Letters From the Past

Peter Nathan

The entire matrix of ancient near eastern archaeology is undergoing some exciting times and ancient writings will be at the forefront of the next wave of historical revelations in the region. 

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 4: Aspects of Empire: Roman, Holy and German

Winter 2006

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 4

Aspects of Empire: Roman, Holy and German

David Hulme

A look at Otto the Great and his role in a reemerging Roman empire, this time in Germany.

Final Solutions, Part 2

Winter 2006

Final Solutions, Part 2

David Hulme

Vision Publisher David Hulme, together with three historians and a filmmaker, continue their roundtable talk on Hitler, the Holocaust and human nature. 

Final Solutions, Part 1

Fall 2005

Final Solutions, Part 1

David Hulme

Vision publisher David Hulme talks with three historians and a filmmaker about the Holocaust. How could it have occurred, and could it ever happen again?

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 3: The Fall and Rise of the Roman Empire

Fall 2005

Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 3

The Fall and Rise of the Roman Empire

David Hulme

The idea that a political regime can confer divinity has remarkable longevity, particularly among historical dictators.

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