World News and Prophecy: February 2004

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In This Issue

  • by Rick Shabi
Traditional tolerance is a godly virtue, but subtly the concept has been redefined today. When respectfully standing up for godly values is branded "intolerance"—which is seen as the worst of evils today—then something has gone sorely wrong.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Prominent media personalities on both sides of the Atlantic are in trouble for recent comments made about Islamic countries. Is freedom of speech threatened?
  • by Darris McNeely
Do we have the complete story of Jesus Christ's life and death? For centuries alternative ideas have circulated as to whether Christ was who the Gospels say He was. Did the early Church suppress more than 80 alternative gospel accounts of Christ's life? Now a best-selling book popularizes one of these stories. What is the truth? Can we be sure we have the rest of the story?
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Americans are by nature a restless, inquisitive, pioneering-type people. Little wonder that their president would articulate their ambitions in space with his vision of a manned mission to Mars. But what is the biblical verdict on space exploration? And what is its connection with mankind's true destiny?