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 24 / June 11, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 24: A long-form special issue.

  2. To the Holy Mountain

    A Protestant’s journey among the monks of Mount Athos. /

  3. ‘We Don’t Really Do the Retreat Thing Here’

    To the Holy Mountain, chapter two. /

  4. Hermit Hospitality

    To the Holy Mountain, chapter three. /

  5. Overflowing with Love

    To the Holy Mountain, chapter four. /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 24: Links to amazing stuff

Issue 23 / May 28, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 23: When the heart stops, poetry by Luci Shaw, the glory of an orchestra, and Harriet Tubman.

  2. Even Arteries Need a Sabbath

    How the heart sustains itself over the 2.5 billion beats of a lifetime. /

  3. The Precise Magic of the Symphony

    The modern orchestra produces order out of chaos, and something beautiful for the heart. /

  4. Black Moses

    The mystical faith and no-nonsense tactics of the Underground Railroad’s most famous leader. /

  5. What Secret Purple Wisdom

    ‘un-terrestrial pulse, deep as heaven, that folds you’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 23: Links to amazing stuff

Issue 22 / May 14, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 22: Martin Luther, pensive proteins, Lego churches, and Ascension

  2. Martin Luther’s ‘Great and Worthy Undertaking’

    The reformer translated the New Testament in ten weeks—and with strong convictions. /

  3. Inside the Protein that Ponders

    Even cells need time to pause and reflect. /

  4. The Real Lego Church

    The brickmaker has a history with houses of worship. /

  5. Ascension Day: A Poem

    ‘He took us with him to the heart of things’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 22: Links to amazing stuff

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