Issues 18:07 Apocalpyse When?
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) Since time began, people have been craning their necks, trying to get a glimpse of the future. In ancient days kings had diviners, prophets […]
Future Hope: A Jewish Christian Look at the End of the World by David Brickner (San Francisco: Purple Pomegranate Productions) 155 pp. What quality is most essential to a meaningful life? A recent survey of college students demonstrated that “from a clinical standpoint, it appears that hopeful thought may be an important part of what […]
As Eli (Denzel Washington) listens to How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?” by Al Green on his iPod-like relic in post-apocalyptic America, the real question is, how do you mend a broken world? This film captures tikkun olam on a major scale. Picture this: Gangs roaming what’s left of the United States, looting and […]
All were astir; the Gaon of Vilna was coming to Vaysechvoos! He would be staying in their modest village for one night on his way to Minsk. Who could have imagined that such a prince among Jews would want to visit this muddy little place?” marveled Lazar the Milkman. “Such a wise and holy man […]