• History •
April 7, 2011
December 3, 2010
Tel Aviv University archaeologist Israel Finkelstein argues that the kingdom of David and Solomon is a greatly embellished biblical fiction. Jerusalem, he argues, was a cow town, a “hill country village.” David was an insurrectionist and bandit whose followers were not a mighty army, but “500 people with sticks in their hands shouting and cursing and spitting.”
August 25, 2010
An open letter to Professor Karl Giberson, in answer to his posting, “How Darwin Sustains My Baptist Search for Truth.”
June 1, 2010
Readers are a hopeful lot. Ask most serious readers what they intend to read over the next month, and you are likely to hear a considerable list. Books stack easily in more ways than one. The stack of books to be read beside the desk or reading chair is a statement of hope. No matter how busy we find ourselves to be, the books are there waiting.
May 13, 2010
Our confidence that the account of the flood and Noah’s ark happened in space, time, and history is grounded in the Bible, not in remnants of ancient timber.
January 5, 2010
The past year has brought both blessings and challenges that have seriously shaped the course of history. From the election of the first African-American President to notorious celebrity scandals, 2009 has been a year for the history books. As history unfolds, it is important for Christians to carefully watch and learn from the lessons provided. …
December 28, 2009
November 9, 2009
The twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is an important milestone in human history. The wall, which represents ideas of oppression, cruelty and great evil, was made not to keep people out, but to trap people within. When the wall fell, it was followed by a moment of great moral clarity: human…
November 9, 2009
The twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is an important landmark in human history. That wall, one of history’s most heinous symbols of oppression, stood as a physical reminder of Communism’s essence. The Wall was not built to keep invaders out, but to imprison a people within. In the singular interest of avoiding its own evacuation, the Soviet-backed government of the German Democratic Republic erected that wall and murdered those who attempted to cross it.
October 9, 2009
Thomas Friedman has recently written a piece in The New York Times about the three ‘bombs’ that he fears when thinking of the challenges his children will face in the future. These ‘bombs’ are not the kind used to kill with force and explosive power. These ‘bombs’ are far more dangerous. They are the ‘bombs’…
September 1, 2009
On the 70th Anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, Dr. Mohler discusses the important moral lessons learned from World War II. As nations look to the future, what are the lessons they should take with them to protect from such terrible loss. In a fallen world, there are always future Hitlers ready and waiting…
August 31, 2009
Hurricane Katrina was perhaps the most terrible natural disaster to ever happen in the United States. What were the effects of such a massive storm on the spiritual condition of the Southeast? Christians must not forget the many people, including our brothers and sisters, living on the Gulf Coast, trying desperately to remake a large…