Summer 2013 Summer 2013 Religion, North Korean Style David Hulme It’s often noted that leaders make use of religion to advance political agendas. Today, North Korea's Kim Il-sung's ruler cult is flourishing. Summer 2013 The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 7 Judah, Joseph and Jacob David Hulme In this installment we follow the story of the patriarchs to its conclusion: Jacob’s final years, Joseph’s life in Egypt, and the birth of the ancient nation of Israel. Summer 2013 More Than a Feeling Gina Stepp Why do we differ from one another in the way we respond emotionally to life events? How do we learn to regulate our emotions, and why do we need to? Connecting Beyond Ourselves Emotions are an essential dimension of our being. The Bible says God created humans in His image and likeness; we share His characteristics. Summer 2013 Is God a Trinity? Peter Nathan It may be mainstream Christianity’s most important dogma, but where does trinitarianism come from, and what does the Bible have to say about it? One God? Monotheism, in the ancient Hebrew sense, didn’t mean what it does today. Summer 2013 Aristotle: The Man Who Knew Everything Daniel Tompsett Today’s debate between methods of attaining knowledge—one divinely revealed, the other gained by rational inquiry—is a significant aspect of Aristotle’s legacy. Summer 2013 Blinded by the Dark Dan Cloer What happens to eyesight when you live in darkness? A tiny fish serves as a metaphor for the material-spiritual divide that has set science and religion at odds with one another. The Best of All Possible Worlds The separation of religion and science occurred very recently. For millennia the orthodox view was that the physical world did not stand apart from God. Summer 2013 Is the Bible Reliable? David Hulme Craig A. Evans of Acadia Divinity College in Nova Scotia, Canada, talks to Vision about biblical illiteracy. Can the Bible be trusted as a source of knowledge?