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 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

Issue 25 / June 25, 2015

  1. Editors’ Note

    Issue 25: The hopes and fears of invisibility, Hudson Taylor’s mission at 150, and the mystery of the world. /

  2. How to Become Invisible

    Scientists are working harder than ever to help us disappear. But maybe Christians already have. /

  3. ‘Prayed for 24 Willing, Skillful Laborers’

    150 years ago this week, Hudson Taylor launched one of the greatest missionary endeavors in church history amid despair and euphoric faith. /

  4. The Beginning of All Serious Thought

    One’s every encounter with the world has always been an encounter with an enigma that no merely physical explanation can resolve. /

  5. Forty Years

    ‘That summer sojourn, / forty years gone’ /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 25: Links to amazing stuff.

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

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