I was 12 when the monster-selling 1970s Christian apocalyptic book The Late, Great Planet Earth fell into my hands.
I was a kid who read the newspaper constantly, and brooded over what I saw there. The year was 1979. Iranian militants held American hostages. Inflation ripped through the US economy. The Soviets invaded Afghanistan. Always, talk of nuclear war with the USSR.
I well remember on... (Read Full Article)