Is today the best of times so far, or the worst, or both at once?
Messianic Rabbi Daniel Martin and Orthodox Rabbi Jonathan Schulman begin to build the third Temple, despite conflicts and sabotage. Two unusual visitors salvage its dedication, which sparks worldwide attention.
At the same time, the New Science Institute in Babylon mesmerizes people with its technology enhanced mysticism. An Institute faction redefines morality in New York City, but unintentionally sets in motion its own downfall.
In the midst of these developments, different women enter Rabbi Daniel’s life, and his brother Michael proposes to their friend Sasha. They work through new careers and old traditions to plan an historic wedding on the Temple Mount.
Some remain undecided about God. Will they fall into deception?
Dr. Runkel and his wife live in Florida, near the Historic Coast and the Space Coast. He has lived overseas and worked as a counselor, a software engineer, and a data scientist. He welcomes people of all faiths, and even no faith, to read this novel and see what could be.