The Behemoth is a small magazine about a big God and his big world. From the editors of Christianity Today, this ad-free, digital biweekly aims to help people behold the glory of God all around them, in the worlds of science, history, theology, medicine, sociology, Bible, and personal narrative.

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Previous Issues

Issue 21 / April 30, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 21: Redeeming the Law, whale migration, cell sacrifice, and farsightedness.

  2. I Fought the Law

    Now I think it’s time to rehabilitate its unsavory reputation. /

  3. The Largest Beast’s Long Migration

    Blue whales shock us with their size. But their efficiency and endurance are greater still. /

  4. Greater Love Has No Cell

    The biblical allegory written into our bodies. /

  5. Presbyopia

    ‘By some miracle, she felt a lifting / lost the tyranny and weight of near things’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Links to amazing stuff

Issue 20 / April 16, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 20: Language, Ants, and Julian of Norwich

  2. O for 7,000+ Tongues to Meep

    In the beginning was the Word, and the Word birthed many more. /

  3. A Bizarre and Mighty Civilization

    And it’s made by leafcutter ants. /

  4. Morning Songs in the Night

    God sings the same chorus over and over—even during the blackest of plagues. /

  5. Naming the Animals

    ‘Until he named the cow cow, no one slept standing up’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Links to amazing stuff

Issue 19 / April 2, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note
  2. Back from the Dead? Heard It Before.

    The Bible, history books, and newspapers are full of resurrection stories. But something different happened at Jesus’ tomb. /

  3. Seeds—Small and Mighty

    They’ve done nothing less than transform the planet. /

  4. Why Jesus Used Bad Science

    When God humbled himself, his intellect was not exempt. /

  5. Good Friday

    ‘A horror of great darkness at broad noon— I, only I.’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Links to amazing stuff

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