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 46 / April 14, 2016

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 46: Gorgeous feathers, Cairo’s cave churches, ant trails, and clouds. /

  2. Simply Beautiful Feathers

    A display of birds’ useful adornments. /

  3. From Garbage to Glory

    The cave churches of Cairo offer sanctuary in the midst of squalor. /

  4. Not All Who Wander Are Lost

    How ants have solved the Traveling Salesman Problem. /

  5. Under the Cloud

    Five amazing facts about the fluffy, immense formations above our heads. /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 46: Links to amazing stuff.

Issue 45 / March 31, 2016

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 45: The fun in naming, how pyrite changed the world, and why it’s fine that piratebush didn’t change much of anything. /

  2. Our First Mission Isn’t Finished

    There’s plenty left to name in the sometimes silly, always vast field of taxonomy. /

  3. The Surprising Riches of Fool’s Gold

    Pyrite, the stone rejected as an imposter, is the cornerstone of the modern world. /

  4. Let Us Now Praise Obscure, Useless Plants

    God and I delight in piratebush like he delights in me. /

  5. Fetal Heartbeat

    “like the wings of millions of monarchs returned” /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 45: Links to amazing stuff.

Issue 44 / March 17, 2016

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 44: Walking Spain’s Camino, miscarriage and the universe, and a Good Friday groan. /

  2. Walk This Way

    Notes from a journey on the Camino de Santiago. /

  3. I, Universe

    What my miscarriage helped me see about my place in the cosmos. /

  4. Good Friday Blues

    The devastating, wordless groaning of one of the greatest songs of all time. /

  5. The Donkey

    “I keep my secret still” /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 44: Links to amazing stuff.

All Previous Issues