Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Gorbachev! Has the Real Antichrist Come? Paperback – June, 1988

ISBN-13: 978-0932081193 ISBN-10: 0932081193
Buy used
$3.07
Condition: Used - Good Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Eligible for Amazon's FREE Super Saver/Prime Shipping, 24/7 Customer Service, and package tracking. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.

Used & new from other sellers Delivery options vary per offer
56 used & new from $0.01
Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Hero Quick Promo
Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 230 pages
  • Publisher: Victory House (June 1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0932081193
  • ISBN-13: 978-0932081193
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 5.5 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 1.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,263,017 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

1.5 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
1
1 star
1
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

14 of 18 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on May 5, 2002
Format: Paperback
Over ten years before the millennial madness, self described 'nuclear engineer' Robert Faid was ahead of the curve in attempting to pinpoint the end of the world and the rise of the biblical Antichrist. He backs his story up with lots of meaningless numerology and statistics. Like many prophets before him, he also fails miserably.
Of course, in 2002 this book seems like pure unadulterated hogwash, and it is hard to believe that some evangelists will still attempt to defend tenets of this book when the central premise has been clearly proved false. A reader stated (in a review written in 2001) that 'it cannot be denied that Gorbachev was quite active on the world scene for some period of time', as if this was some sort of incredible revelation that the author couldn't guess at when the book was written. You could say the same thing about Jimmy Carter.
The reality is that the book was bogus from day one, and Mr Faid appears to have left the prophecy game in disgrace, just as quickly as he entered it. One only wonders if his later 1993 work 'A Scientific Approach to Biblical Mysteries' is as fatally flawed as this one, since there is nothing 'scientific' to this madness. Perhaps after receiving his Ig Nobel Prize in 1993, Faid decided to stick to the 'nuclear engineering' game for good, heeding the words of one much wiser - 'No man knows the hour of my return'.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
8 of 13 people found the following review helpful By here_is_your_review on March 11, 2001
Format: Paperback
I purchased this book somewhere around 1991 while I began assembling information on Bible Prophecy. Having read the book I contacted the author of the book on a number of points. Dr. Faid took the time to write a personal letter to me, which was surprising and appreciated.
Of main interest was whether Gorbachev could actually fulfill the prophecies concerning the Antichrist. John 5:43 and a passage from the Prophet Daniel would seem to indicate that the Antichrist will be a man the Jews will be comfortable with. This would seem to preclude Russia, which has been an arch-enemy of National Israel. Indeed, Moscow is a primary target of Israel's oft-denied nuclear weapons ("The Sampson Option" - Seymour Hersh).
Much of the conclusion is based on the prophecies of Ezekiel 38-39 where a Russian invasion (descendents of Magog are the Scythians - Flavius Josephus) comes against Israel; albeit unsuccessful. Yet the siege of Jerusalem in Zechariah 12 and 14 indicate that the Antichrist will be successful, if only for a short time. Therefore, a leader of Russia is more appropriately identified with Gog of Magog in Ezek38-39 and less identified with the Antichrist.
Gorbachev, an avowed athiest, was busy with world politics and pursuing efforts of world religion to salvage Russia. Though not personally KGB, Gorbachev was nonetheless the protege of Yuri Andropov who had heavy KGB ties. In the past decade, the former Presidio US Gov't military facility in San Francisco has been the home of the Gorbachev Foundation, a think-tank for globalism and like-minded efforts.
Faid's book noted many of the world situations and conflicts of the late 1980's. For that it is interesting reading. As to the accuracy of interpreting prophecy it is not as accurate.
Read more ›
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again