Summer 2018

What Truth Is—and Isn’t

Donald Winchester

The world seems no closer to defining truth today than the ancient philosophers were. And yet we cannot do without it.

Summer 2018

Can We Fix Climate Change?

Dan Cloer

If our reliance on technology has accelerated climate change, maybe technology can fix the problem too. Would it work? Should we try it?

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

A Lethal Dose

Ron Dodgen

Synthetic chemicals have become embedded in all aspects of our lives. What will it take to reverse their toxic effect—on our bodies and on our world?

Spring 2018

Of Democracies and Dictators

David Hulme

Is it a passing phase, or is the era of democratic institutions, universal values and common decency over?

Spring 2018

Israel Turns 70: Thinking Back, Going Forward

David Hulme

As Israel marks 70 years of statehood, we asked political scientist and peace negotiator Menachem Klein about his nation’s fulfilled expectations, its missed opportunities, and the road to peace.

May 9, 2018

Return of the Dictators?

David Hulme

The 20th-century Age of the Dictators is over, but that doesn’t mean it can’t come back in a different form.

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?

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