Religion and Spirituality

Fall 2018

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 25

The God of All Comfort

David Hulme

Where the first half of Isaiah’s prophetic book focuses mainly on warning Judah and surrounding nations, the second half is primarily about restoration and peace.

Isaiah, oil painting on oak panel by Jean-Louis Ernest Meissonier

Summer 2018

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 24

The Vision of Isaiah

David Hulme

Isaiah is the first of the Bible’s “major prophets.” Like the others, he delivered a message of not only judgment but also restoration.

Spring 2018

Is Science Getting in God’s Way?

Dan Cloer

Why does America’s Christian Right take such an active interest in how we view and use scientific findings—to the point of creating its own version of science?

Winter 2018

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 23

The Fall of Judah

David Hulme

When the kingdom of Judah fails to heed the final, dire warnings of the prophets, their fate is sealed.

Special Report: The Jerusalem Question
Special Reports

The Jerusalem Question

With Jerusalem so often in the headlines, Vision presents a special report on the city’s place in the wider Arab-Israeli impasse. Why has this piece of real estate been contested for so long?

Carved stone relief from the central palace of Nimrud, showing the Assyrian conquest of the city of Astartu. / Alamy Stock Photo

Fall 2017

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 22

Israel Exiled

David Hulme

In their descent to national downfall, the people of ancient Israel increase in idolatry despite repeated warnings from the prophets of the day. The outcome is just as God promised.

Fall 2017

Blessings, Curses and Restoration: A Prophetic Pattern

David Hulme

In the eighth century BCE, the prophet Hosea proclaimed blessings, curses, captivity and ultimate restoration for the ancient kingdom of Israel. But those prophecies actually date from much earlier.

Fall 2017

Luther Reformed

Daniel Tompsett

As Christians mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, churches around the world look for ways to come together. What does the Bible have to say about unity among believers?

Special Reports

The Path to Change

The Bible has much to say about the path to personal change. Vision examines some of the steps along the way and shows surprising ways in which science and the Bible agree.

Summer 2017

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 21

Is There No God in Israel?

David Hulme

The ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah continue their descent into idol worship as they stray ever farther from their God.