Spring 2013 Spring 2013 The New Dark Age? David Hulme The influence of the Bible on Western culture is well known though increasingly avoided. Spring 2013 The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 6 Encounters: Elohim, Edom and Egypt David Hulme Our study of Genesis continues the story of Jacob, from his return to Canaan to the treachery of his older sons, who sold their brother Joseph into slavery. Spring 2013 Parenting: Five Keys to Positive Child Development, Part 4 Raising a Moral Child Gina Stepp New research continues to show the importance of helping children develop and internalize a set of moral values that will serve both them and the community well. Living a Moral Life What Jesus said in the Sermon on the Mount is the basis for living a moral life at a deeper level than is normal for human beings. Spring 2013 The Virtuous Cycle: Pay It Forward Dan Cloer In this interview, neuroeconomist Paul Zak discusses a possible biological basis for morality and then puts it in the larger context of moral absolutes. Spring 2013 One Fish, Two Fish, All Fish, No Fish Mark J. Hulme Despite recent positive changes in some of the world’s enormous fisheries, problems of overfishing and habitat destruction remain very real threats to marine resources. Spring 2013 Jacques Cousteau: The Voice of a Silent World Seth Capo Jacques Cousteau was willing to go to whatever lengths were necessary to protect the seas. Spring 2013 The Age of Vanity Donald Winchester Writer F. Scott Fitzgerald portrayed the 1920s as a time of self-indulgence. That image is reminiscent of today’s world and of the life of King Solomon. Spring 2013 The Do-It-Yourself Brain Makeover Gina Stepp More scientists are hoping to help people transform their minds. Vision reviews three books offering do-it-yourself instructions for building the best brain ever.