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JB Shreve is the author of "How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos." He has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012 where he helps believers understand how the world works and how our faith fits. He has degrees in International Relations and Middle East Studies. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net
Origins of the Holocaust aktion T4
It is all too easy, 80 years removed, to look at the holocaust and imagine we would never cooperate or tolerate such evil in our generation. Understanding the origins of the holocaust, the bogus science, the philosophies, the spirit of the age, helps us to understand how evil was...
How Do We Define Our Heroes - Part 2
An adage, frequently attributed to Winston Churchill, says, “The victors write the history books.” In other words, the history we know is the historical narrative handed down to us by the winners of history’s struggles – not necessarily the fact-based account. Suppose the Nazis had won World War II....
How Do We Define Our Heroes
A Hidden Life is a gem of a movie that somehow got lost in its original release at the end of 2019. The film tells the story of Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector who lived in Austria during the rise of Adolf Hitler and the outbreak of war. In...
armenian genocide
Raphael Lemkin, the man who invented the word genocide, described the Armenian genocide as one of the textbook examples of genocide that caused him to investigate this crime and phenomenon in human history more thoroughly. Conversely, Hitler noted how no one remembered the Armenians and justified his assault on the...
herero genocide
In this first episode in our new podcast series on the history of genocide, Never Again…Again - The Ongoing History of Genocide JB Shreve and Brian Butler look at the definitions of genocide and the beginnings of the story. Genocide has existed for as long as human history has existed,...
history of genocide podcast
Ethnic cleansing. Genocide. Crimes against humanity. These wicked forms of mass murder have existed for as long as human civilization has existed. In the last century, mankind began to label this evil with terms like “genocide.” We also began to sign treaties and develop institutions that assured the atrocities...
false gods
In the book of Exodus, Moses confronted not only Pharaoh but a wide array of false gods represented that the Egyptians worshipped. Each plague was targeted against a unique Egyptian god as the one true God flexed His mighty arm to devastate an empire, deliver His people, and fulfill...
More than 1,000 Hamas rockets have been fired from Gaza toward Israel since Monday. Israel has responded by carrying out hundreds of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip – one of the most densely populated pieces of land, per square foot, on the planet. Since Tuesday, Israel has taken out...
a hidden life

A Hidden Life

Every once in a while a movie comes along that leaves you thinking about it for days after viewing it. That's usually a sign that you have stumbled across something that has some Truth in it. The latest Terrence Malick movie, A Hidden Life, is a recent example of...
false prophets

False Prophets

Much of the Christian media was abuzz this past weekend with news of a popular movement for Christian prophetic reform. Christian conservative pundit David French discussed the movement in his weekend newsletter here.  Ruth Graham, the evangelical correspondent at the New York Times, released a series of tweets about...