Religion and Spirituality

Truth: Special Report
Special Reports

In Search of Truth

Is it possible to search for truth without an accepted yardstick against which to measure what people choose to believe?

Winter 2017

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 19

A House Divided

David Hulme

In a continuation of ancient Israel’s troubled history, an aging King David endures more violence and intrigue among his children but ultimately passes the crown to his son Solomon.

 

Fall 2016

Is Your Time Running Out?

Daniel Tompsett

Must a person be converted to Christianity in this life or suffer eternal punishment in the next? Not according to the Bible.

 

Fall 2016

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 18

David, King of Israel

David Hulme

As David takes Saul’s place on the throne of Israel, he shows himself to be a man of great strength but also of serious weaknesses.

Fall 2016

A Man of Contradictions?

David Hulme

King David’s character was multifaceted. How is it that for all his weaknesses, God could still call him “a man after his own heart”?

 

September 19, 2016

What Makes Us Human?

David Hulme

What makes us human and sets us apart from other species? Is it self-awareness or free moral agency, conscience, or the capacity to imagine? It’s more than you might think.

 

Summer 2016

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 17

David, the Embattled Future King

David Hulme

David, having been named as Israel’s next king, finds himself the target of the doomed monarch, Saul.

 

July 22, 2016

The Resurrection of Jesus

David Hulme

For centuries Christians have celebrated Christ’s resurrection on Sunday. But does the Bible really describe an Easter Sunday resurrection?

 

Article Series

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Late in the first century, the apostle John saw a vision of four horsemen, each riding a different-colored horse. In this two-part series, Vision looks to the Bible itself to interpret that much-discussed passage.

Spring 2016

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 16

Samuel and Saul, Seer and Sovereign

David Hulme

The period of the judges comes to an end when the ancient nation of Israel demands a king—for better or for worse.

 

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