- Insight: Europe in 2015
Several events scheduled for 2014–15 may make a significant difference to life in Europe and around the world.
- The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 10: The Wilderness Years
Under he leadership of Moses, the children of Israel make their way to the Promised Land, but their 40-year journey is marked by one episode of faithlessness and rebellion after another.
- Bullies, Allies and Victims
Are bullying and being bullied just a natural part of growing up? Does dealing with bullies make children stronger, more resilient? While that view may be popular in some quarters, the latest research suggests that it’s anything but accurate.
- Bullying: What Parents Need to Know
Given the wide range of advice available on dealing with bullies, it’s little wonder that many parents are confused about how best to help their victimized children. To help bring some clarity to the issue, Vision’s Gina Stepp interviews researcher Dieter Wolke of the University of Warwick.
- A Change of Cene
As a reflection of the deepening human footprint on the earth, scientists have relabeled the current Holocene Epoch, now calling it the Anthropocene. That we affect our environment in various ways is beyond debate, but can we alter the planet and its systems to reverse current trends and avert an impending catastrophe, or do we overestimate our power?
- The Sanctity of Life
Around the world, the daily news is peppered with stories of violence, war and murder; it’s easy, therefore, to begin thinking of a lost life as little more than a
statistic. But do people have the right to end the life of another? What is a human life—whether an elderly person, a newborn baby, or anyone in between—and what makes each one valuable?
- Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar
Fall 2014 Issue
Three books address, in very different ways, the pursuit of excellence in professional and personal life.
Coach Wooden’s Greatest Secret: The Power of a Lot of Little Things Done Well Pat Williams. 2014. Baker Publishing Group, Revell, G
In-depth coverage of current social issues. Insights into the philosophical, moral and ethical values in society today—health care, science and environmental news and articles