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 50 / June 9, 2016

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 50: Lightning bugs, beating hearts, and golden spirals. /

  2. The Most Spectacular Firefly

    We’re drawn to animals that shine their own light. For one, it’s a group effort. /

  3. Mysteries of a Beating Heart

    We don’t really know how a heartbeat sparks to life. /

  4. The Eagle, the Shell, and the Sunflower

    The Golden Spiral appears all over nature. /

  5. Bright Angels

    “When I was growing up, / they were lightning bugs.” /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 50: Links to amazing stuff.

Issue 49 / May 26, 2016

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 49: The spark of human creation, beauty’s golden number, and beholding the bison. /

  2. Let There Be Light at Every Human’s Creation?

    Sadly, no. But biologists have new ways to reveal the unseen. /

  3. Beauty Has a Number

    Phi, the “Golden Ratio,” seems to be everywhere you look. /

  4. Reckoning with the Buffalo

    The American bison’s fragile wildness. /

  5. Archaeology: A Subsequent Lecture

    “You’ll be surprised” /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 49: Links to amazing stuff.

Issue 48 / May 12, 2016

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 48: A spiraling world of numbers, a revealing stone, and our distinct differences. /

  2. How Plants Count

    The language of the universe starts “1, 1, 2.” /

  3. Two Towns’ Eureka Moments

    How a fishing village and an old lumber station are revealing mysteries about the galaxy and ancient Jewish worship. /

  4. A Peculiar People

    We’re made different from each other to be different together. /

  5. The Bat

    “The bat is dun, with wrinkled wings” /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 48: Links to amazing stuff.

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