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 17 / March 5, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note
  2. The Problem of Beauty

    It’s a clue that leads us to the most magnificent of places. /

  3. The Good News on Paper

    13 amazing facts about a material used by millions to feed the soul. /

  4. ‘Beauteous Duck’

    The emperor penguin is an animal from which myths are made. /

  5. O Sapientia

    ‘My Ground of Being, always grounding me.’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Links to amazing stuff

Issue 16 / February 19, 2014

  1. Editors’ Note
  2. Are Butterflies a New Creation After All?

    Their metamorphosis has inspired spiritual metaphors and biological debate for centuries. /

  3. George Whitefield, Divine Matchmaker

    The revivalist preached, ‘Come and be married to Christ’—and sparked the Great Awakening. /

  4. Thy Maker is thy Husband

    The 18th-century poem on union with Christ that became George Whitefield’s favorite metaphor. /

  5. If C.S. Lewis Met E.T.

    Scientists and theologians on the possibility of extraterrestrial life. /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Links to amazing stuff

Issue 15 / February 5, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note
  2. The Ultimate Law of the Universe: Grace

    The paradox is that we fulfill it by letting go. /

  3. Windows of Vision

    The remarkable ways creation—God’s and ours—allows us to see what we cannot visually see. /

  4. Poetic Justice at the Red Sea

    A scholar explains what happened at the great biblical event. /

  5. A Jar of Buttons

    ‘from the floor of the Sea of Mending’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Links to amazing stuff

All Previous Issues