Summer 2005 Summer 2005 Right Use David Hulme The concept of right use underlies good design. In other words, when designing with people as the end users, their best interests must be considered. Summer 2005 Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 2 The Coming of the “Christian” Emperor David Hulme Like many of his predecessors, Roman emperor Constantine the Great used religion to great political advantage. Summer 2005 Power to the People Brian Orchard Democracy seems to be catching on around the world. Does that mean peace is just around the corner? Summer 2005 Lest We Forget John Meakin Donna Butler As the world recalls the end of World War II, Vision examines Adolf Hitler’s rise to power, the unprecedented cruelty he unleashed, and the lessons to be remembered. Summer 2005 Hiroshima Donald R. Hornsby The dropping of an atomic bomb on August 6, 1945, forced the world to the threshold of a new era. But how much has really changed? In His Own Words Yoshitaka Kawamoto recounts, firsthand, the events of August 6, 1945. He was 13 years old when the first A-bomb fell near his school in Hiroshima. Summer 2005 The Rise and Rise of the Queen of Heaven David F. Lloyd What do you actually know about the Virgin Mary? Who is this iconic figure who has attained such an exalted standing in religious circles? Did Mary Remain a Virgin? No article of faith has been subject to as much scrutiny by critics and loving burnishing by the faithful as the notion that Mary remained a virgin to her death. Summer 2005 Is the Bible Anti-Woman? Peter Nathan Old Testament and New Testament writers present a consistent view of God toward women, but it isn't what most people think. A Capable Woman The final 22 verses of chapter 31 in the book of Proverbs present an acrostic poem that contains the sage advice of a mother to her son, a king named Lemuel. Summer 2005 Are Men Anti-Church? Gina Stepp The absence of men in churches is not a new phenomenon. Several scholars and church leaders have noticed and addressed the trend. Summer 2005 Relativity Check Dan Cloer Over a century after Einstein’s first papers on relativity were published, it is challenging to contemplate what has yet to be revealed. Your Clock or Mine? How can moving faster through space somehow slow the movement of time? Where Is God? To expect to see God is akin to expecting to see television signals through our unaided eyes: both are outside the realm of human detection. Summer 2005 The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 22 Full Circle David Hulme The accounts of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ continue to reach out with profound relevance to us, who desperately need the Gospels for the 21st century. Summer 2005 Extreme Makeover: God Michael McKinney According to three books on the images of God and Jesus, we have collectively made them into our image, our likeness.