Signs of the Times
April 2018 Issue | Vol 133 No 4
Articles in This Issue:
In our increasingly safe and sanitised Western culture, we turn to gaming and movies to satisfy our thirst for blood. But, asks Mark Hadley, how is violent entertainment affecting us?
Stressed—and blessed!Do you try to escape stress? Mikaela Borrott says that avoiding the issues that worry you could be doing you more harm than good.
Despite being used traditionally for all cooking methods in the Mediterranean, it’s often said you can’t cook with olive oil due to its lower smoke point, compared to other vegetable oils. But is that really the key to choosing safer cooking oils?
Charles Mills reflects on what—and who—Jesus saw as He hung crucified between heaven and earth.
Death-defying faith . . .The 13th century Waldenses lived for the Bible. Many died for it. Mark Finley explores their legacy.
Life is an uphill battle for many marginalised young people in New Zealand, particularly Māori. But educator Julene Duerksen-Kapao has big dreams for these kids and is committed to walking alongside them, one step at a time.
More Aussies than ever say they’re not religious, but the evidence doesn’t show they’re hardcore atheists either, says Bruce Manners.