I am Asia Bibi - Pakistan Blasphemy Law - Supreme Court
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I am Asia Bibi!

In the 1960s film Sparticus, there is a memorable scene when the oppressive Romans are searching for the rebel slave Sparticus, to find him and kill him. Many of his fellow slaves stand up and, rather than denounce Sparticus, all claim to be him, shouting at the soldiers, ‘I’m Sparticus!’. …


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An Unsettled Briton Confessions of a Second Generation, Christian, Immigrant
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An Unsettled Briton: Confessions of a Second Generation, Christian, Immigrant

My mother left Holland when she was 17 to work in England as an au pair.  Two years later she was married and shortly after her 20th birthday she gave birth to a baby boy – me.  Four hundred years before Queen Elizabeth 1 was persuaded by one of her …


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The Campaign to end Western nation states - Graham Ford
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The Campaign to end Western nation states

Next month the United Nations, that international body long dominated by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, will vote on a measure to make migration a human right.  It is sure to pass. It sounds a good thing, until you realise that Islamic strategists have long been following a plan …


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Britain just lost the Great War - Asia Bibi - Blasphemy Law Pakistan
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Britain just lost the Great War

It has been reported that the UK Government has refused the asylum request for Asia Bibi and her family.  In Pakistan, Asia Bibi was recently acquitted of the charge of blasphemy, but at present she and her family are still in grave danger, as the government of Pakistan have still …


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How Asia Bibi is treated now will set how the world views Pakistan, the UN and Islam
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How Asia Bibi is treated now will set how the world views Pakistan, the UN and Islam

That man in the photograph looks really, very, very cross.  Holding the photo of a sad-looking Asia Bibi with a big cross taped her face, he is yelling at the top of his voice, presumably calling for her to die.  For him, as a good Muslim, it should be enough …


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Thailand’s treatment of its vulnerable foreigners is a stain upon its good character
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Thailand’s treatment of its vulnerable foreigners is a stain upon its good character

In these turbulent times, the issue of immigration is never far from the top of the political agenda in many countries.  In Thailand, the same holds true.  However, unlike many countries who seek to provide humane solutions to the plight of refugees, especially those fleeing persecution and threats to life, …


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Religions and States - Graham Ford - Blog Jesus for Muslims
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Religions and States

Any Google search on religion and state will bring up many references to the separation of church and state, a very contentious topic in the United States of America.  The argument in that country seems to be that that the atheists object to Christians holding office and bringing Christian ideas …


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The Clock is Ticking - where are we in the timeline of Biblical prophecy
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The Clock is Ticking – where are we in the timeline of Biblical prophecy?

Let me start with a health warning – understanding our position within Biblical prophecy can be very difficult, not because of the inaccuracy of scripture, but because of the very strong bias that we all have to favour our own prior beliefs and a tendency to only look at the …


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Understanding Chapter 13 of the Book of Revelation - Graham Ford
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Understanding Chapter 13 of the Book of Revelation

For many the Book of Revelation at the end of the Bible is a mysterious and scary book.  It was given so that mankind would know what would happen after Jesus was ascended.  Many people believe that it was written about events happening at the time it was written and …


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Is violence ever justified - A deeper examination of the Biblical position
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Is violence ever justified? A deeper examination of the Biblical position

Recently, JCM published an article on the subject of violence, in which the teacher, whom I respect, asserted that the Christian approach was never to return violence with violence, for Christ did not in his life, even when he was going to unjustly arrested and convicted. I said to JCM’s …


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