Fall 2018

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 25

The God of All Comfort

David Hulme

Where the first half of Isaiah’s prophetic book focuses mainly on warning Judah and surrounding nations, the second half is primarily about restoration and peace.

Summer 2018

Mexico: A City on a Lake

Ramesh Patel

Dan Cloer

A brief look at Mexico City’s history helps explain the modern city’s water troubles.

Summer 2018

How Not to Build a City

Ramesh Patel

Dan Cloer

Mexico City is one of the world’s biggest population centers, yet the city’s infrastructure is extremely unstable. The resulting challenges serve as a warning—and a lesson—to the rest of our urbanizing world.

August 20, 2018

Global Threats, Part 6

Rogue Robots

David Hulme

Artificial intelligence is changing lives for the better, but its developers acknowledge that it also poses serious risks. This raises some far-reaching questions.

Summer 2018

Just How Intelligent Are We?

David Hulme

Increasingly sophisticated and “intelligent” technologies now allow us to alter not only day-to-day life but the planet itself. They also invite abuse—and chaos. What can be done?

Summer 2018

What Truth Is—and Isn’t

Donald Winchester

The world seems no closer to defining truth today than the ancient philosophers were. And yet we cannot do without it.

Summer 2018

Can We Fix Climate Change?

Dan Cloer

If our reliance on technology has accelerated climate change, maybe technology can fix the problem too. Would it work? Should we try it?

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