World News and Prophecy: January 2007

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In This Issue

  • by John Ross Schroeder
What are some of last year’s really important benchmark events and trends? How does the Bible pass judgment on these happenings today?
  • by Paul Kieffer
The Schengen Treaty eliminates immigration checkpoints along the borders of participating European countries. Now 26 countries have signed on, including three non-European Union states. Will this treaty serve as a model for the stalled political union of a core Europe?
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Americans show growing signs of wanting to withdraw from an increasingly complex and frightening world. Is the isolationism of earlier decades about to return? And what would the consequences be?
  • by Cecil Maranville
The United States has faced its greatest national health emergencies in the past five years. What do they show about America’s ability to handle national disasters? What is yet to come?
  • by Darris McNeely
The ugly specter of anti-Semitism was on display again last month in Iran. It should send a shudder up and down your spine, and serve as a warning that this disease has not been eradicated and threatens world peace.
  • by Robin Webber
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
  • by Darris McNeely
No, the world will not end in "fire and ice," as a poet once wrote. It will not "end" at all. It will be restored to the form and shape that God intended when "the angels shouted for joy."