Spring 2004 Spring 2004 Power Plays David Hulme If what lies behind the purposes, goals and desire to control others is not right and good, human beings can do unspeakable evil to each other. Spring 2004 City of Faiths, Part 2: The Palestinian Perspective David Hulme What is the basis of Arab and Palestinianan claims to Jerusalem? Spring 2004 Jerusalem, Center of the Earth? Peter Nathan Part One in a two-part series examining the city’s historic place in world politics and religion. Spring 2004 Pharaoh’s Hardened Heart John Meakin How a God of slaves humbled one of the world’s greatest civilizations. Pharaoh v. God People read in the biblical account of the Exodus that God “hardened Pharaoh’s heart.” Some conclude that Pharaoh had no choice in the matter. Against All the Gods of Egypt . . . How could belief in the Egyptian deities be confounded by the 10 plagues? Put simply, everything went wrong. Spring 2004 The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 17 The Rejected Stone David Hulme Jesus’ popularity among the people crescendos upon His arrival in Jerusalem, strengthening the resolve of the religious authorities to kill Him. Spring 2004 Changing the “Self” in “Self-Esteem” You may have to lose yourself to find true self-worth. Low Self-Esteem What is the key to preventing low self-esteem? Clinical Narcissism: Narcissistic Personality Disorder Although we all exhibit some narcissistic behaviors at times, a specific set of personality traits is required for clinical diagnosis. Spring 2004 The Tale of Two Cities David Hulme Vision publisher David Hulme interviews Afif Safiieh, a leading PLO representative, for a Palestinian perspective on how Jerusalem can achieve peace. Spring 2004 The Most Dangerous Book David F. Lloyd Part Two in the story of the courageous struggle to put the Bible into the hands of the English people. Spring 2004 In Other Words David Hulme How did the Bible come to be translated into so many vernacular tongues? Spring 2004 Whatever Happened to Childhood? Rebecca Sweat What can parents do to shield children from the pressure to grow up too fast? Helping Children Be Children Some practical suggestions to help parents keep their children from growing up too fast. Spring 2004 Origen: Platonic Christian Ivor C. Fletcher Peter Nathan Origen blended the truth of the Bible with Greek philosophy and has produced centuries of confusion on the subject of life after death.