Summer 2006 Summer 2006 A Different Species David Hulme Asking what makes humans unique brings to mind an interesting list of attributes and activities. But what really makes us different from animals? Summer 2006 Messiahs! Rulers and the Role of Religion, Part 6 “I Am Called to Change the World” David Hulme Described as the “restorer of religion, savior of the Church, anointed sovereign, living saint,” Napoleon was perhaps one of the most arrogant false messiahs. Napoleon’s Imperial Catechism Napoleon’s Imperial Catechism as issued by the emperor in 1806. Summer 2006 Small Concerns Dan Cloer The potential usefulness of embryonic stem cells in molecular medicine is huge, as are the ethical issues surrounding these tiny biological entities. Summer 2006 Stem-Cell Research: Setting the Moral Frame Dan Cloer William B. Hurlbut, a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics, discusses his proposed alternative to using embryonic stem cells in stem cell research. Summer 2006 Everymoney: Capitalism, Democracy and Global Wealth William Welch John Meakin Part Three: Concluding our series on the history of the world’s dominant economic system, we look at where capitalism is taking us and ask whether there is a better way. Summer 2006 An End to Poverty: The Will and the Means David F. Lloyd In searching for solutions to the malaise of grinding poverty, some innovative approaches have been applied. Do they show the way to relieve the plight of the poor? Summer 2006 Banking on Trust David F. Lloyd In Bangladesh, founder of the Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus, has turned the banking system upside down. He tells Vision how this effects the poor of his country. Summer 2006 The Apostles, Part 4 The First Journey David Hulme What Paul and Barnabas taught Jews and gentiles as they traveled through Cyprus and Asia Minor is the subject of considerable debate and misunderstanding. Summer 2006 The Birds Is Coming! John Meakin Vision explores the potential of a flu pandemic through two authors who address different aspects of the issue.