Signs of the Times

November 2005 Issue | Vol 120 No 11

Articles in This Issue:

Our Times: November 2005
Our Times: November 2005
The seventh-day Sabbath, while not to be found among the Egyptian maxims, through archaeological discoveries is traced among the Babylonians.
Detox Dilemma
Detox Dilemma
"Detox" diets are a dime a dozen, but are they worth that much?
Words in Context
Words in Context
The book of Daniel contains words we need to hear - in any language.
Tangled Web of Deceit and Guilt
Tangled Web of Deceit and Guilt
When I was upset and needed a hug, he gave me one-but it went further.
Harping of Heaven
Harping of Heaven
A too literal view of heaven leads to conceptual difficulties. Better to keep it simple, suggests Kim Peckham, who has his own view of Paradise.
Religious Extremism
Religious Extremism
The headline was startling: "US evangelist wants Chavez assassinated."
The Boardroom in the Bedroom
The Boardroom in the Bedroom
Negotiate your way to a happier marriage.
Medical Hotline: November 2005
Medical Hotline: November 2005
Dr James Wright looks into some medical and health related issues
Michael Campbell: a model of success
Michael Campbell: a model of success
Hard work and tenacity are the keys to success in any endeavour
The Law of the Beggar
The Law of the Beggar
It's only as we follow the richness of Christ's poverty, says Harley Stanton, that we experience the riches of restoration and fulfilment.
Celebrity Sons
Celebrity Sons
Every time I hear the phrase, "to spend more time with family," I suspect a ruse.
A Gift of Friendship
A Gift of Friendship
From the former USSR to Australia is a long way to travel, but from agnostic to believer is even further, as Reg Brown tells.
Lesson from a Bush Bible
Lesson from a Bush Bible
Grabbing a wild bull by the tail isn't your usual way of learning a lesson.
A Mile in His Shoes
A Mile in His Shoes
It's good to serve your family. But Cathy Irleland has begun to wonder if there is more to serving others.
Dieting Pitfalls
Dieting Pitfalls
All-or-nothing approaches to dieting don't work in the long run. Better to try something that allows success over the long term, proposes nutrition expert Kelly James-Enger.
Are We Alone?
Are We Alone?
Does deep space contain life?
Love and Obedience
Love and Obedience
Which comes first?
A World of Poverty
A World of Poverty
Making poverty a thing of the past is a noble and achievable goal. Whether or not it happens, suggests Signs editor Nathan Brown, is up to us.
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