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 31 / September 17, 2015

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 31: Yellowstone’s wolves, the strangest plant, and an even more beautiful creation. /

  2. Yes, Wolves Change Rivers. And So Much More.

    The changes at Yellowstone aren’t just an elegant recipe for ecological balance. /

  3. The Strangest Plant in the World

    I’m one of the few botanists studying Hydnora triceps. Here’s why I dig it. /

  4. An Earth More Beautiful than Beautiful

    What will this stuff look like, I wonder, when God restores it? /

  5. The Thread of Life: A Poem

    ‘Aloof, aloof, we stand aloof’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Wonder on the Web Issue 31: Links to amazing stuff. /

Issue 30 / September 3, 2015

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 30: Picturing plankton, the rarely told story of the first missionary to the Muslims, and the arresting burning bush. /

  2. The Drifters

    Plankton planet: Meet the creatures who make up 98 percent of the oceans’ biomass. /

  3. Before We Conquer, Have We Tried Love and Prayers?

    Remembering the first missionary to Muslims, 700 years after his death. /

  4. Stay By the Fire

    The God who makes himself known as flame wants to hold our gaze. /

  5. The New Creation: A Poem

    ‘A choir of a thousand tongues / singing we’ll no longer toil.’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Wonder on the Web Issue 30: Links to amazing stuff /

Issue 29 / August 20, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 29: Fishing with fathers, what we go out into the wilderness to see, and how Joy began to find Jesus. /

  2. Reeling from Joy in the Texas Bay

    Fishing with my dad lends itself to all kinds of spiritual metaphors and benefits. But that’s not what keeps me casting. /

  3. Call of the Wilderness

    The Desert Fathers saw it as faith’s testing ground. The Transcendentalists saw it as sanctuary. The Gospel writers had their own views. /

  4. The World’s Most Astonished Atheist

    The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki destroyed Joy Davidman’s worldview, too. /

  5. Lines Cast: A Poem

    ‘So this is the face of the ocean.’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 29: Links to amazing stuff /

All Previous Issues