"To a Roman the city of Rome was the centre of the world; from the golden milestone in the Forum at Rome roads went out in all directions to all parts of the Empire... View the entire commentary
By Sea to Malta
When we hear of sudden storms on lake or ocean wreaking havoc on recreational sailors, we are reminded that "even today the sea represents a place of peril, of human vulnerability, the place where would-be sailors are at the mercy of the elements" (Willimon 1988:183)... View the entire commentary
Caesarea to Crete; the Storm
During the apostle Paul's "ministry in chains" he has successfully maneuvered around mob attack, scourging, plot and ambush (21:32-33; 22:22-25; 23:10, 12-34; 25:3-12)... View the entire commentary
Eric Liddell, "the Flying Scotsman," won the four-hundred-meter race at the 1924 Paris Olympics in world-record time... View the entire commentary
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