- Insight: The New Dark Age?
influence of the Bible on Western culture is well known though increasingly
- The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 6, Encounters: Elohim, Edom and Egypt
Our study of Genesis takes us to the continuing story of Jacob and his family, from the patriarch’s cautious return to Canaan to the envy and treachery of his older sons, who sold their young half-brother Joseph to work as a slave in Egypt.
- Raising a Moral Child
New research continues to show the importance of helping children develop and internalize a set of moral values that will serve both them and the community well.
- The Virtuous Cycle: Pay It Forward
In this interview, neuroeconomist Paul Zak discusses a possible biological basis for morality and then puts it in the larger context of moral absolutes.
- One Fish, Two Fish, All Fish, No Fish
Despite recent positive changes in some of the world’s enormous fisheries, the problems of overfishing and habitat destruction remain very real threats to the survival of global marine resources. But if humankind was given “dominion” over Earth and its bounty, aren’t we just exercising our God-given rights?
- The Age of Vanity
American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald portrayed the 1920s as a time of self-indulgence and pleasure-seeking. That image is reminiscent not only of today’s world but of the life of wise King Solomon, who had much to say about the choices he’d made.
- Jacques Cousteau: The Voice of a Silent World
Jacques Cousteau was willing to go to whatever lengths were necessary to protect the seas.
- The Do-It-Yourself Brain Makeover
As the research has accumulated more scientists have begun to join the ranks of those who hope to help people transform themselves by transforming their minds. Vision reviews How to Make Your Brain Smarter, Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes and Words Can Change Your Brain.
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