- Insight: The Puzzle of Present Events
Chaos seems to rule everywhere across the globe. Information rains down, but without context we cannot understand and cope. Is there a way to contextualize the onrush of events? Are there filters we can use to separate out the particulars and understand the general?
- The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 13: Be Strong and Very Courageous
Few Bible scholars believe the book of Joshua, describing Israel’s conquest of the Promised Land, to be of any historical value. What does the Bible tell us about that period of history, and can it be trusted?
- Who Really Wrote the Bible?
No other written work has had such a profound
effect on the world. But does the Bible have any authority today? Perhaps more
to the point, is there any way to prove whether it’s the inspired Word of God?
- Heroes and Villains, New and Old
Modern mythologies like Star Wars, Harry
Potter and Doctor Who have much
in common with ancient tales, not least the essential theme of good versus
evil. We all long for a saving hero, but are we looking in the right place?
- Keys to Success
Success is often viewed as the attainment of wealth,
fame or power. By that measure, however, most of us will never succeed. What is success, and is there any way to guarantee it?
- Paul: The Man at the Intersection
Since 1983, Bible scholars have been coming to a “new
perspective” on the apostle Paul as they strive to develop a more accurate view
of the man. Who was the real Paul, and what was his message?
- More, More, More: Contemplating Our Overcrowded Future
reviews three books that offer possible solutions to the challenges our planet
faces as population steadily climbs, more cities become megacities, and the
demand for food burgeons.
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