Issues 07:08 For Heaven’s Sake

For Heaven’s Sake: A Jewish Astronomer’s Odyssey
Author: David Block

The year was 1969. The event had been advertised on the radio again and again. I arose at four o’clock in the morning and watched a blazing comet with utter awe, as its tail stretched across the eastern skies. My love affair with astronomy had begun. South African astronomer Jack Bennett, who discovered the comet […]

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An ISSUES Interview with Dr. Hugh Ross

Editor: Dr. Ross, as a scientist and as a seeker after truth, what would you want to tell our ISSUES readers about why you find the Bible to be a reliable source? HR: There is much that I could say, but let me just deal with one area—fulfilled prophecy of the Bible. Before coming to […]

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Star Watching

Star Watching by David Block (Batavia, Ill: Lion Publishing, 1988) Hardcover, 159 pp. Star Watching has been called a visual feast” and it is not difficult to see why. Its magnificent color plates were photographed from some of the world’s largest telescopes as well as from unmanned spacecraft. Noted astronomer and Harvard University professor, Owen […]

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The Fingerprint of God

The Fingerprint of God by Hugh Ross (Orange, CA: Promise Publishing) 233 pp., c.1989 Evidence for a universe designed, initiated, shaped, and sustained exactly as the Bible describes, by God, continues to mount” concludes Dr. Hugh Ross in his book on cosmology and its theological implications, The Fingerprint of God. Cosmology is a big word […]

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It was evening in Vaysechvoos. Young Perchik stared and stared at the sky. The vastness of the black and white speckled blanket which stretched beyond his home was more than even his eleven-year-old imagination could comprehend. Mama, Mama, I have an important question!” announced Perchik as he burst into the kitchen where his mother was […]

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