Could the future already be written? This mammoth series spans human experience to illuminate this question. Common wisdom has it we prepare for our future by understanding our past. But did the ancient prophets already know the future? Are we living in the world they predicted? In this enlightening and often unsettling series, the viewer revisits the prophecies and divinations of the Ancients and traces them to the modern events they may have been predicting. Beyond great leaders and pivotal battles, our history contains a trove of information and insight, tradition and warning. From the Tibetan Book of the Dead to a 20th Century Nostradamus, from the secrets of the Templars to the real fiend behind the Frankenstein story, these programs address some of these persistent curiosities from the Ages. The Prophecies Of Isreal The Tanakh, the ancient Hebrew Bible, contains passages that seem to predict with stunning accuracy the birth, history and fate of the modern Israeli state. Many of the prophecies have come true; many remain to be carried out. Were the ancient prophets divinely guided to these uncanny forecasts? By studying them can we anticipate the future of one of the most pivotal regions in the world? Decoding The Past continues its tradition of balanced, exhaustive and entertaining insight in this fascinating exploration of the Tankh, known when it was written as the Mikra, and the events it predicted. Scholars from the three major religions, illuminating dramatizations and close analysis provide a deep understanding of these remarkable prophecies. The future of the Middle East and the planet may already be written in The Prophecies Of Israel.