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 48 / May 12, 2016

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 48: A spiraling world of numbers, a revealing stone, and our distinct differences. /

  2. How Plants Count

    The language of the universe starts “1, 1, 2.” /

  3. Two Towns’ Eureka Moments

    How a fishing village and an old lumber station are revealing mysteries about the galaxy and ancient Jewish worship. /

  4. A Peculiar People

    We’re made different from each other to be different together. /

  5. The Bat

    “The bat is dun, with wrinkled wings” /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 48: Links to amazing stuff.

Issue 47 / April 28, 2016

  1. Editor’s Note

    Issue 47: A good, dreadful covenant mark; wine’s life from grapes’ decay; and nature’s remedy. /

  2. Why Did God Choose Circumcision?

    The hopeful, beautiful, and terrible reason for the drastic covenant. /

  3. Wine, Wine, Wine!

    We’ve turned dying fruit into a durable drink for millennia but only recently understood it. /

  4. How Nature Soothes the Soul

    Scientific evidence for the benefits of outdoor recreation. /

  5. The Cranes

    “Where along the migratory way” /

  6. Wonder on the Web

    Issue 47: Links to amazing stuff.

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.

All Previous Issues