Signs of the Times
December 2017 Issue | Vol 132 No 12
Articles in This Issue:
The faces of modern slaveryTrafficking, forced labour and never-ending debt are the harsh realities of 21st century slavery. But, says Vanesa Pizzuto, there are things we can do to end it.
Grief at ChristmasVictor Parachin provides a roadmap for navigating the festive season after the loss of a loved one.
Committing to a causeWhen it comes to decisions of faith, Seth Pierce argues that believers may have more in common with atheists than either group realises.
Bjorn Karlman reflects on Jesus’ descent from heaven to earth to live and die among us, from the point of view of the father of a two-year-old.
Sheila O’Connor provides some sage advice to anyone trying to control their diet and lose some kilos.
Julie Guirgis offers some practical tips on beating bad habits and replacing them with good ones.
In the final article in his series on last-day signs, Clifford Goldstein homes in on THE final sign.
The TrinityThe Trinity, or “God-head,” has been one of the most controversial Christian teachings, especially in the early part of Christian history, says Loren Seibold.
God the GiverNancy Schafner reflects on the implications of the biblical statement that “God is love”.
The festive season is a time for giving. Yet many of the edible gifts we give may be recipes for disease further along. Why not present a loved one with something tasty and that benefits their health?