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On JUNE 1, 1956, the New York Times broke a story that captured the imagination of the world. Another Dead Sea Scroll had been found, unlike any before it, describing unimaginable treasures worth untold billions buried in the hills east of Jerusalem and under the Holy City itself. In the years that followed, scholars came to believe that THE COPPER SCROLL COULD BE HISTORY'S GREATEST TREASURE MAP, one that could not only lead to the treasures but pave the way to the building of the Third Jewish Temple. But the scroll's code has never been broken, and experts from all sides warn that any effort by Israel to rebuild their Temple in Jerusalem would unleash a war of biblical proportions. Now, exactly fifty years after the Copper Scroll was unveiled, New York Times best-selling author Joel C. Rosenberg takes you on his most exciting and heart-pounding ride yet. SADDAM HUSSEIN IS GONE. YASSER ARAFAT IS DEAD. A NEW IRAQ IS RISING. Now White House advisors Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy find themselves facing a terrifying new threat triggered by an ancient mystery.
All eyes are on the Middle East. Israel has successfully launched a first strike on Iran, taking out all of their nuclear sites and six of their nuclear warheads-and causing The Twelfth Imam to order a full-scale retaliation. US President William Jackson threatens to support a UN Security Council resolution condemning the Jewish State for unprovoked and unwarranted acts of aggression. Meanwhile, CIA operative David Shirazi has infiltrated the Iranian regime and intercepted information indicating that two Iranian nuclear warheads survived the attack and have been moved to a secure and undisclosed location. In danger not only from the ongoing missile strikes on Iran but also from the increasingly hostile and suspicious governments of multiple countries, David and his team are in a race against time to find the remaining nuclear warheads before disaster strikes.
The Secret Service learns of a catastrophic terrorist plot to assassinate a presidential candidate, but which one? Can the U.S. stop it before millions lose their lives?
What does the future hold for Israel and the world? Joel Rosenberg novelist and commentator looks at the future through three lenses: current events, history, and scripture. Joel Rosenberg writes "My intent with Epicenter is not to persuade anyone of what is coming. Rather it is to explain how I came to write The Last Jihad, The Last Days, The Ezekiel Option, and The Copper Scroll and to answer the questions that have flowed from the novels and the prophecies upon which they were based. it is the premise of this book that the earthshaking events that lie ahead can actually be forecast with a surprising degree of accuracy. In writing Epicenter, I have pored over previously classified intelligence documents, internal White House and State Department memos, thousands of U.S. and foreign news articles, scores of books and research studies and the sacred writings of Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the ancient Middle East. I have traveled to Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Morocco, and Russia. I have also interviewed political, military, intelligence, business, and religious leaders who live and work in the epicenter and are helping shape its future." Epicenter is a wide-ranging discussion of an end times prophesy by an author whose fiction tends to fall uncomfortably close to what actually happens. Is there oil in Israel? Will Russia attack Israel as predicted in the book of Ezekiel? The only subject in End Times Prophesy Mr. Rosenberg doesn't speculate much on is Anti-Christ. Much of what he talks about is going to happen first. The book is clear, concise, and more than a little frightening.
Security has come to the Middle East. The Israelis and Palestinians have signed a peace agreement. But is the world rushing to the brink of an apocalypse prophesied more than 2500 years ago?
Inside the Revolution: How the Followers of Jihad, Jefferson & Jesus Are Battling to Dominate the Middle East and Transform the Worldby Joel C. Rosenberg
Inside the Revolution takes you inside the winner-take-all battle for the hearts, minds, and souls of the people of the Middle East. It includes never-before-seen profiles of the Radicals, the Reformers and the Revivalists. It explains the implications of each movement and the importance of each leader, not only through the lenses of politics and economics but through the third lens of Scripture as well. Today, wars and revolutions define the modern Middle East, and many believe the worst is yet to come. How real and serious is the threat of Radical Islam to American national security eight years after 9/11? Are there any Muslim leaders who oppose the violence of the Radicals--and is there any hope that such leaders will come to power in key countries in the Middle East? What is God doing in the Middle East--and is there any hope that Muslims will find faith in Jesus Christ? How can we as Christians help strengthen our brothers and sisters who love Jesus in the Muslim world, and how can we reach out to Muslims here at home?
Osama bin Laden is dead. Saddam's regime is buried. Baghdad lies in ruins. Now the eyes of the world are on Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy, two senior White House advisors, as they arrive in the Middle East to offer a historic Arab-Israeli peace plan and the American president's new vision of freedom and democracy. But in the shadows lie men whose hearts are filled with evil-men for whom the prospects of peace go against everything they believe. And soon, one terrifying scheme after another begins to unfold: An Iranian plot to send suicide bombers into the U.S. A terrorist plot to assassinate the prime minister of Israel A Jewish plot to blow up the Dome of the Rock As Jon and Erin face a battle for control of Jerusalem, a battle for control of the Holy Land, and an Iraqi plan to rebuild ancient Babylon, they can't help but wonder: Are such signs evidence that they are living in the last days before the return of Christ? "THE LAST DAYS IS A... RIP-ROARING, HEART-POUNDING, PAGE-TURNING,HIGH-OCTANE GEOPOLITICAL THRILLER."
Jon Bennett is one of the shrewdest strategists on Wall Street and a close friend of the president of the United States. His secret project: a billion-dollar oil deal off the coast of Gaza, the basis for an historic peace treaty that could bring enormous wealth to every [Israeli and Palestinian. But nothing has prepared Jon for the terror that lies ahead. The President's motorcade is attacked in Colorado. Israeli commandos foil a nuclear attack that leads them to evidence that the next |targets will be Washington, New York and Tel Aviv. And that's just the beginning. From Jerusalem, Jon Bennett and his beautiful partner, Erin McCoy, must summon all their stealth and savvy to save themselves--and the world--from absolute destruction.
The world is on the brink of disaster and the clock is ticking. Iran has just conducted its first atomic weapons test. Millions of Muslims around the world are convinced their messiah-known as "the Twelfth Imam"-has just arrived on earth. Israeli leaders fear Tehran, under the Twelfth Imam's spell, will soon launch a nuclear attack that could bring about a second holocaust and the annihilation of Israel. The White House fears Jerusalem will strike first, launching a preemptive attack against Iran's nuclear facilities that could cause the entire Middle East to go up in flames, oil prices to skyrocket, and the global economy to collapse. With the stakes high and few viable options left, the president of the United States orders CIA operative David Shirazi and his team to track down and sabotage Iran's nuclear warheads before Iran or Israel can launch a devastating first strike.
TENSIONS ARE RISING IN THE MIDDLE EAST. Iran's president vows to annihilate the United States and Israel. Israel's prime minister says someone must hit Iran's nuclear sites "before it's too late." The American president warns against a preemptive strike on Iran's nuclear facilities and says negotiations are the key to finding peace. And amid it all, rumors are swirling throughout the region of a mysterious religious cleric claiming to be the Islamic messiah known as the Mahdi or the Twelfth Imam. Word of his miracles, healings, signs, and wonders is spreading like wildfire. CIA operative David Shirazi was born for this moment. He is recruited and sent into Tehran with one objective: use all means necessary to disrupt Iran's nuclear weapons program, without leaving American fingerprints and without triggering an apocalyptic new war. But time is running out.
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