Your place in His story

by Joshua Charles -- The following is an excerpt from my latest book, co-authored with Michael Onifer, "God, Israel, and You: The Scandalous Story of a Faithful God." In Exodus 1:8, the more…

Our paradoxical God

by Joshua Charles -- How does the issue of Israel relate to how Jesus labeled eternal life, namely, "the knowledge of God"? That topic is the subject of my latest book, co-authored more…

The feisty Jews: How have they survived?

by Joshua Charles -- We continue with Part 2 of a series considering the uniqueness of the Jews in world history. Part 1 concluded with a reflection on the ultimate futility of more…

The futility of Egpyt's 'eternal' empire

by Joshua Charles -- This is the first part in a two-part essay on the significance of the historical oddity of the preservation of the Jewish people throughout history, taken from a more…

Jefferson's 'simple' government

by Joshua Charles -- We continue with our series on government according to the Founders, taken from clips of my latest book, "Liberty's Secrets: The Lost Wisdom of America's Founders." Perhaps the more…

Jefferson on who decides constitutionality

by Joshua Charles -- We continue with our series on government according to the Founders, with excerpts from my latest book, "Liberty's Secrets: The Lost Wisdom of America's Founders." This [tyranny of more…

U.S. Constitution: Nearly perfect

by Joshua Charles -- We continue with our series on government according to the Founders, taken from clips of my latest book, "Liberty's Secrets: The Lost Wisdom of America's Founders." But for more…

The Constitution: Unique in all history

by Joshua Charles -- We continue with our series on the Founders' views on government, with particular emphasis on the historic importance of a written Constitution, taken from clips from my latest more…

The founders on oppression of 'the rich'

by Joshua Charles -- We continue our series on the Founders' views of government with clips from my latest book, "Liberty's Secrets: The Lost Wisdom of America's Founders." The Founders also recognized more…