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 28 / August 6, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 28: Meeting an octopus, Wikipedia’s world, discoveries and poetry on Pluto.

  2. The Aliens in Our Oceans

    An octopus’s thoughts are not our thoughts. /

  3. Random Article

    I put Wikipedia’s promise of a comprehendible world to the test. /

  4. Pluto’s New Horizons

    Facts we learned—and stuff people are wondering about—from the exploration mission so far. /

  5. Pluto’s Heart: A Poem

    ‘This cloud-tattooed heart / So carelessly worn / Orbits everything’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 28: Links to amazing stuff

Issue 27 / July 23, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 27 (our first anniversary!): Peregrine falcons, the storm that changed Western Christianity, and a wonderful word after waiting. /

  2. Finding Flight with the Falcons

    Considering the peregrine, who are we to think we belong in the air? /

  3. ‘God Blew, and They Were Scattered’

    God may or may not have played a role in the defeat of the Spanish Armada. What mattered is that everyone at the time thought he did. /

  4. Perhaps This Mid-May

    28 cycles of waiting. Then a final message. /

  5. Poem: Width, Length, Height, Depth

    ‘I can look nowhere / but up the sheer red walls’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 27: Links to amazing stuff

Issue 26 / July 9, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 26: The trust molecule, Luther’s forerunner, and the joy of watching a soccer great.

  2. The Shalom of Neurochemistry

    Oxytocin rewards us for human connection. /

  3. The Long Legacy of a Roasted Goose

    Proto-reformer John Hus was burned at the stake 600 years ago this week. We are all Hussites now. /

  4. The Messi-ness of the World

    The universe is losing a bit of its enchantment for me. But then there’s Barcelona’s forward. /

  5. Cast

    ‘The hobbyist / aims a drum / of fierce / aluminum.’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 26: Links to amazing stuff

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