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Author: reader99 Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 196898  
Subject: Re: part 5 Spiritual signs Date: 1/20/2001 11:30 AM
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Hal Lindsey's book The Late Great Planet Earth. It seemed to open up to popular understanding many prophecies that had been “sealed up” until the end times (Dan. 12:4, 9). Remarkably, it became the number one best seller in the world - with the sole exception of the Bible - for the next ten years!

It seems unlikely that a book on that topic would be THE 1# best seller in the WORLD, for one year let alone ten.

Bestseller on the CHristian list, sure. But not in general, world wide, 10 years, no way. I was 15 in 1970, 25 in 1980, I would have heard of it.

Here's a bestseller list from a library website (I searched www.google.com for "best sellers 1970")

http://www.waukesha.lib.wi.us/ra/fbestsell.html

And the New York Times Best Seller list

http://www.wcfls.lib.wi.us/mukcom/adult/adult_reading_lists/reading_lists/new_york_times_no_1_best_sellers.htm I do remember Love Story.



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