Spring 2020 Spring 2020 Hope in the Present Distress David Hulme Pandemics like COVID-19 were predicted, though few took notice. Where do we go from here? Spring 2020 Divided We Stand Donald Winchester Vision reviews Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes, in which author James Mumford proposes a way out of the political trenches that today divide the world into “sides.” Spring 2020 Why We Build Walls H. David Trujillo Jr. Are border walls the best way to ensure safety from outside forces? Spring 2020 Give Me Your Migrants David Hulme Vision reviews Donatella Di Cesare’s 2020 book, Resident Foreigners, in which she proposes a new philosophy of migration. Spring 2020 An Honest Look at CBD Alice Abler Cannabidiol (CBD) products, derived from marijuana, are increasingly popular. Do they work, and are they safe? Spring 2020 Nurturing the Teenage Brain Gina Stepp Are some common myths keeping you from appreciating and even enjoying the teenagers in your life? Spring 2020 Living in a Materialist World Dan Cloer The idea of matter as the basis of everything may seem beyond question. But a solely material view of the world doesn’t fill the enduring human need to understand why we’re here and what it all signifies. Spring 2020 The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 31 A Future and a Hope David Hulme Freed from Babylonian captivity, some exiled Jews returned to rebuild Jerusalem. The books of Ezra and Nehemiah detail their story. A Queen for the Times With her Jewish ethnic group facing annihilation in the days of the Persian Empire, Queen Esther risks her life to forestall the plan.