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Engaging the Mind: Paul in the Stoa of Athens

Engaging the Mind: Paul in the Stoa of Athens

  I remember my first visit to the legendary city of Athens like it was yesterday. I arrived at night, and my first view of the Acropolis and the beautiful temple of Athena — the Parthenon — was unforgettable. Floodlights illuminated that magnificent structure against the night sky. The beauty and power of the Parthenon

The Gospel of Caesar

I love walking on the Via Egnatia, the ancient Roman Road that stretched nearly 650 miles from Byzantium (the European side of modern Istanbul) in the east to Dyrrhacium (Durres in present-day Albania) in the west, where it connected via the Adriatic Sea to the Appian Way in Italy. The large paving stones that Roman

Vocation: Glorifying God by Serving Others

There are times when the Bible is sublimely practical. In his first letter to the church at Corinth, Paul offers this instruction: Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him. — 1 Corinthians 7:17 This instruction implies that God has made each

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