Summer 2003 Summer 2003 Of Darkness and Light David Hulme The issues of faith and reason, science and religion, underlie much of the current distress in the world. Yet they are not necessarily opposed to each other. Summer 2003 Six Dominant Ideas, Part 5 Turning the Intellectual Tide David Hulme An analysis of the important ideas that have shaped the modern world suggests that faith and reason are not mutually exclusive. Summer 2003 Troubled Waters Rebecca Sweat Oil isn't the only resource that helps shape the peace and regulate the balance of power in the Middle East. Where Has All the Water Gone? Probably the single biggest threat to the Middle East’s water supply is the region’s burgeoning population. Water: Dead and Alive The geography of Palestine and Israel provides a useful analogy for the ultimate solution to the world’s water problems. Summer 2003 Shadows of Augustine Peter Nathan Augustine’s influence on the Christian church and on Western society in general is well recognized by scholars and theologians. But in retrospect, his philosophies may not have shed much light. Plato and His Puppets Augustine adopted Platonic ideas to explain Christian theology. But what was at the heart of Plato’s thinking? Philosophical Faith Faith became an enduring element of Augustine’s contribution to theology. But how does faith accord with reason? The Original View of Original Sin Augustine’s writings on original sin are often seen as a reaction to his own perceived youthful sexual excesses. In reality, his views are rooted in philosophy. A Thoroughly Modern Man Of what interest is a fourth-century theologian to those of us living in the 21st? How could a person of such antiquity relate to us? Summer 2003 Tyndale’s Crucible Robyn Page Vision contributor Robyn Page interviews author David Daniell about William Tyndale and the often overlooked importance of the 16th-century translator's work. Summer 2003 Daniel in the Critics’ Den Ivor C. Fletcher The book of Daniel is often written off as nothing more than a poor historical account. Is that a valid argument? Darius Versus the Critics The book of Daniel is very important to the New Testament and to understanding what the Bible means when it refers to the Kingdom of God. Summer 2003 The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 14 The Difficult Way David Hulme Jesus points out to His disciples that living a godly life requires sacrifice and action. Summer 2003 Disconnected Relationships Donna Butler Vision reviews four books that explore how we handle our relationships and how the choices we make impact our social connections. Summer 2003 William Tyndale: A Bible for the People Robyn Page William Tyndale was the first to translate the Bible into English from its original languages.