This study explains the causes of conflict in this volatile region between Arab and Jew and Eastern and Western cultures.
Our free booklet deals not only with the past and present but with the future as prophesied by inspired writers more than 2000 years ago.
Present conflicts cannot be understood without putting them into their historical context and recognising the modern influences fanning those historical flames.
God can reveal the future. Nowhere is this more evident than in the remarkable prophecies of what would happen to Abraham's descendants through Jacob's offspring, the 12 tribes of Israel.
Daniel's book prophesied events fulfilled many centuries ago as well as major events yet to come. It reveals a history of the region, written in advance, from Daniel's time right up to the return of Jesus Christ.
By the time the prophet Muhammad was preaching the tenets of the new Islamic religion, the Jews had not had a state for some five centuries.
Arabs call the Crusades al-Salibiyyah. The term is highly emotional to them, reminding them of European atrocities committed during the 200-year-long campaign to bring the Holy Land under Catholic control.
On Feb. 23, 1998, the London-based Arabic-language newspaper Al-Quds al-Arabi published a piece titled "Declaration of the World Islamic Front for Jihad Against the Jews and the Crusaders."
Staggering changes are taking place in Western society. Standards and cultural structures that have stood for thousands of years are being dismantled. The very foundations of society—what it means to be a man, a woman, a husband, a wife, a father and a mother—are being cast away without regard for what will replace them. God’s very design for human societies—with a man and a woman united in marriage to have children—is being deliberately destroyed. Who and what is behind this? Why is it happening? What is God’s purpose for sex, marriage and family? You need to understand what’s taking place and why! Discover the answers in this issue of Beyond Today.