Winter 2004 Winter 2004 No Questions Asked David Hulme As human beings we want sure foundations for living and for teaching our children, not possibly weak footings of someone else's too often unproven ideas. Winter 2004 City of Faiths, Part 1 David Hulme First in a two-part series examining the political and religious complexities of Jerusalem. The Balfour Declaration British foreign secretary Lord Balfour’s famous letter to the head of the Zionist Federation in Great Britain, Lord Rothschild. Winter 2004 Jerusalem: The Fragile Mosaic David Hulme Bernard Wasserstein offers a perspective on the importance of Jerusalem to the Jewish people and the likelihood of a peaceful resolution of “the Jerusalem Question.” Winter 2004 The Ring of Truth? Donald R. Hornsby The latest movie episode of The Lord of the Rings is getting rave reviews. Why has J.R.R. Tolkien’s work had such lasting appeal? Winter 2004 The Most Dangerous Book David F. Lloyd Why was the translation of the Bible into English so violently opposed? First in a two-part series. Winter 2004 The Gospels for the 21st Century, Part 16 Present and Future Values David Hulme The disciples still had a lot to learn about their Master and about humility. Attaining spiritual riches requires that we be wholly invested in something other than the physical. Winter 2004 The Pain of Letting Go Jerry de Gier How can we cope (or help someone else cope) with the death of a loved one? Winter 2004 The Global Warming Debate John Meakin How much have humans contributed to the problem, and what should we do about it? Crispin Tickell says we need to act now to undo the damage. Earth’s Puzzling Climate “Greenhouse gases” may grab the headlines, but other factors are known to play important roles in climate change as well. Winter 2004 The Global Warming Debate Dan Cloer Sallie Baliunas says science doesn’t support the popular view on the subject of climate change and its causes. Winter 2004 Murky Media John C. Anderson Vision reviews books by Joel Best, Bernard Goldberg, and David Murray, Joel Schwartz and S. Robert Lichter on the accuracy and influence of the news. Winter 2004 John Wycliffe: Setting the Stage for Reform Donna Butler David F. Lloyd Wycliffe set the stage for the great work of translation from the original languages that would be undertaken by William Tyndale. Winter 2004 J.R.R. Tolkien: Speaker of Footnotes Donald R. Hornsby Tolkien’s knack for stepping outside the box later enabled him to create not only a gripping story but an entirely new world for his readers.