Good News Magazine: July - August 2007

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In This Issue

  • by Melvin Rhodes
Many events have shaped the modern Middle East—perhaps none more than the Six-Day War in 1967. Sadly, Israel and Jerusalem remain a source of contention, with more conflict to come.
  • by Mario Seiglie
Almost 150 years have passed since the publication of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species launched a theological, philosophical and scientific revolution. Nearly everyone knows about the theory of evolution, but few know the man and motives behind it.
  • by Mario Seiglie
If the theory of evolution is such a sure thing, why have so many doubts been raised about it? Why do so many fight so hard to prevent alternatives from being seriously considered? Most important of all, what does the evidence really show?
  • by Scott Ashley
Both God and the Bible have long been under attack. What are some of the motives of critics? And, far more important, what does the evidence dug from the dust of the Middle East reveal?
  • by Darris McNeely
In ancient times, watchmen stood guard on a city's walls to see to the welfare of its citizens and to warn of coming trouble. Who is to do that job today in a dangerous world moving closer to the crisis of the close of the age?
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Since the mid-1990s Britain has been able to look across the English Channel and compare sluggish Continental economic growth with relatively good figures in the British Isles. But now, " Germany, Europe's largest economy, has staged a powerful recovery over the past 12 months.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
In the United Kingdom, "a huge rise in deaths linked to the superbug MRSA [a staph germ] in just over a decade has been revealed in official figures" (The Sunday Telegraph, May 13, 2007).
  • by Mario Seiglie, Scott Ashley, Tom Robinson
After 35 long years of searching (from 1972 to 2007), Israeli archaeologist Ehud Netzer thinks he has finally found his long-sought prize—the tomb of Herod the Great. If true, it sheds more light on this important biblical figure.
  • by Mike Bennett
A lot of people claim to be Christians, but many aren’t really sure how accurate or how meaningful the Bible is for their lives today. Few read it or know much about it, and fewer still discover the wisdom and practical help found in its ancient passages. Where can you start?