Unlike many books on the Second Coming, The Birth Pangs explores prophecy starting with just the Bible and no preconceived ideas. Author Dr. Abdul-Malak gives fresh and unique insight into key prophetic events and passages found throughout the Bible. When it comes to controversial events, such as the Second Coming or the timing of the Rapture, he challenges mainstream theories in an objective and unbiased manner, subjecting them to rigorous examination in light of other appropriate Scriptures. His goal was to create a straightforward, holistic account of the end times that any Christian can grasp.
The Birth Pangs is the fruit of that labor.With the trained eye of a diligent professional, Dr. Abdul-Malak harnesses his experience with thousands of labors as a gynecologist, taking readers on a fascinating journey through the most confusing and controversial parts of the Bible—end-time prophecies. As a skilled surgeon, he carefully dissects God's Word one layer at a time, revealing the details and hidden treasures in the cryptic language of prophecy. Like the labor process, he believes that end-time prophecy should be simple enough for every Christian to understand. With detailed explanations and imagery, Dr. Abdul-Malak reveals exactly why Jesus referred to the end times as The Birth Pangs.Dr. Michael Abdul-Malak was born in Syria, where he attended medical school at Damascus University. He practiced as an OB-GYN in Syria and Lebanon for nine years before he came to the U.S. in 1978. He completed three years of research at Baylor College of Medicine and an OB-GYN residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center. He currently lives in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Nada, his two children, Joseph and Claire, and has been a practicing OB-GYN there for over 15 years.