David Hulme is publisher of the quarterly journal Vision: Insights and New Horizons, president of Vision Media Productions, chairman of Vision Foundation International, and president of the Church of God, an International Community. He has studied theology, psychology and philosophy, and holds a doctorate in international relations (with emphasis on the Middle East) from the University of Southern California. Hulme was a producer, writer and on-camera anchor for The World Tomorrow, a weekly 30-minute television program that was syndicated on more than 300 stations worldwide. He is author of Identity, Ideology, and the Future of Jerusalem (Palgrave, 2006), Gospels for the 21st Century (Vision Media Publishing, 2010) and Apostles: First Followers and Their Faith (Vision Media Publishing, 2010), and is a contributor to What Makes Us Human? (Oneworld, 2007) and Access, Not Excess (Smith-Gordon, 2010), both edited by Charles Pasternak.
Throughout history people have asked why, if God is both good and all-powerful, He doesn’t intercede to prevent pain and suffering in the world. Why does He allow war, genocide and other atrocities? Why does He allow innocent people, especially children, to suffer at times? This collection of essays explores answers to these and other of life's most vexing questions are possible.
At the end of the 1st century, the early New Testament Church all but disappeared in the historical record. The Church that emerged later in the 2nd century was remarkably different. This book is the result of four decades of study by author David Hulme in which he removes all preconceived ideas about the early Church in order to understand more accurately what they believed, taught and practiced.
This fascinating journey through the life of Jesus Christ will change your view of Him and His original followers. It is the result of taking the the four Gospels at their word and weaving them into a single, compelling story. Regardless of whether you are a believer or just want to learn more about His life and teaching, this book will surprise you and open the door to a more enlightened reading.