Avoiding another Hiroshima begins with you and me.
Freed from Babylonian captivity, some exiled Jews returned to rebuild Jerusalem. The books of Ezra and Nehemiah detail their story.
With her Jewish ethnic group facing annihilation in the days of the Persian Empire, Queen Esther risks her life to forestall the plan.
Vision reviews Donatella Di Cesare’s 2020 book Resident Foreigners, in which she proposes a new philosophy of migration.
Are border walls the best way to ensure safety from outside forces?
The book of Lamentations, though not often cited, serves as a microcosm of the human story.
A helpful perspective in understanding Lamentations is to look at parallels with the book of Jeremiah, but also with Deuteronomy.
Hoping to strengthen his people’s sense of identity, an anonymous chronicler documents their backstory.
Big Questions, Straight Answers tackles the troubling, enigmatic issues we face in life and provides hope to anyone struggling to understand them.
Six remaining books round out the section of the Bible known as “the Prophets.” Their messages are diverse; yet, like the other prophetic writings, they share some common themes.
Who were the so-called minor prophets, and what was the purpose of their writings?
Insight Video: The appointment of Mohammad Shtayyeh as Palestinian prime minister suggests the possibility of renewed momentum in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Twentieth-century totalitarians shared a number of characteristics. With a new crop of autocrats entering the world stage, learning the lessons of our recent history is vital.
Is there hope for a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian impasse in what some have called “a dangerous neighborhood”?
In this installment on the Prophets, we look at the lives and messages of Jeremiah and Ezekiel.
A number of themes found in the writings of various prophets were first proclaimed by Moses, as this table shows.
Insight Video: Men such as Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler and Mao could one day reappear, but in a different form. Their shared traits serve as warning signs for us today.
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.
A brief look at Mexico City’s history helps explain the modern city’s water troubles.
Isaiah is the first of the Bible’s “major prophets.” Like the others, he delivered a message of not only judgment but also restoration.