Good News Magazine: January - February 2004

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In This Issue

  • by Darris McNeely
While the U.S.-led war on terror continues worldwide, another war—of colliding cultures—heats up in the courts of America. Where will this lead the country? Could this war be a greater threat than terrorism?
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Anti-Semitism is nothing new. It's been around since ancient times. Even within living memory of the deaths of 6 million Jews in the Holocaust, anti-Semitism is back, with an increasing number of violent threats and attacks directed at Jewish targets.
  • by Rex Sexton
Jesus Christ tells us to carefully consider our attitudes toward those who aren't as well off. A lot is riding on it—for them as well as for us.
  • by Mark Weaver
Do too many problems stare you in the face? Do you find yourself with too much to do and not enough time and energy to do it? There are ways out of the dilemma.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Following World War I (the Great War of 1914-1918), novelist Ernest Hemingway termed the returning, war-weary soldiers "The Lost Generation." The British media is beginning to use that phrase to describe the current plight of U.K. teenagers.
  • by Ken Treybig
With all the bad results, should a Christian give up on dating altogether? Or is there a better way?
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Paul Johnson is a noted British historian and an astute journalist. The American Spectator recently published his insightful feature article about anti- Semitism in its October issue. In it he showed how "anti-Semitism was at the heart of [Karl] Marx's philosophy. He expanded it from a hatred of the Jews into a general hatred of capitalism."
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
An unofficial "Geneva Accord" was recently signed by Yossi Beilin (now a private citizen of Israel but formerly a prime architect of the Oslo Accords of 1993) and former Palestinian Information Minister Yasser Abed Rabbo.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Some astute observers believe that China's recent space shot has far more symbolic significance than just the first Asian entry into outer space. If ultimately successful, it's another feather in the Chinese cap—like that of hosting the 2008 Olympics.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
According to a September 2003 Harris Interactive nationwide survey in America about how people view God, 48 percent thought of Him as a spirit that is able to take on human form; 27 percent as a spirit power that doesn't take on human form; 10 percent didn't believe in God at all and 9 percent thought of Him as a human being with a body (USA Today, Oct. 24, Atlantic edition).