Good News Magazine: May - June 2001

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In This Issue

  • by Melvin Rhodes
The rise and fall of empires isn't a dry subject only for academics and historians- especially when the next collapsing empire may be today's superpower, the United States.
  • by Good News
While most people on the Continent itself are either enthused about the prospect of further European integration or at least willing to let it happen, many in the United Kingdom are skeptical, even fearful, of further European unity.
  • by Howard Davis
Europe's experience with Christianity—including the dark side of its abuses and excesses—tells an astonishing and even violent tale. If Bible prophecy is any indication, that story will again be dark and violent.
  • by Bill Bradford
Mankind's fundamental philosophy toward survival is driving the world toward disaster. Why do so many follow a way that is so destructive? What can—and should—you do to survive?
  • by Gary Petty
A few years ago a Time-magazine poll revealed that 81 percent of Americans believe in a heaven where people live forever with God after they die. But do these beliefs square with the Bible?
  • by Good News
British trading-standards officers are investigating a likely source of the foot-and-mouth epidemic.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes
A potential civil war looms in Macedonia, a small Balkan country bordered by Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania. The majority of Macedonia's two million people are Christian Slavs, but about a third are ethnic Albanians and Muslims.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes
Some young women in Eastern European nations, desperate for a better way of life through well-paying jobs, are tricked, then threatened and abducted and finally bought and sold like so much livestock.
  • by Mario Seiglie
How accurate are the epistles from an archaeological and historical point of view? We can be thankful that much background information is available about these writings that confirms their authenticity.