Christian Strategy and the Rise of Islamic Influence in International Law-making
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Christian Strategy and the Rise of Islamic Influence in International Law-making

Let me start by making this point – the Church is not a state: it is a teacher of nations and a healer of people in heart, soul, mind and body, or should be. Increasingly, many national governments are trying to snuff out the light of Christ, to close down …

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The Age of the Universe - what does the Bible say - Biblical Facts
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The Age of the Universe – what does the Bible say?

The Bible is not a book of science, but it does claim to be ‘profitable for teaching’.  This implies, at the very least, it should not tell us things that are contradicted by reality, provided we possess a right understand both the Bible and reality.   The Bible is earnestly challenged …

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Khadim Hussain Rizvi - Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan - Islamic Jihad
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Khadim Hussain Rizvi – his methods and beliefs

I want to express my thanks for the Government of Pakistan, and in particular the Prime Minister, Imran Khan, for retaining in custody the Muslim cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi.  Mr Rizvi is the leader of a Pakistani religious political party, Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), which he founded. Mr Rizvi has an …

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The Cross and the Sword - Biblical Investigation - Graham Ford
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The Cross and the Sword

Throughout the last 2,000 years of history, Christians have faced the problem of whether it is ever justified to use violence.  This is a uniquely Christian problem, given the overwhelmingly peaceful teachings and example of Christ.  Hindus, animists, pagans (worshippers of many gods), Jews, and then Moslems and more latterly …

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The Parable of the Talents - what does Jesus mean - Graham Ford
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The Parable of the Talents – what does Jesus mean?

In His last cycle of public teaching using parables, Jesus speaks of the Kingdom of God: “For it is just like a man, going abroad, who called his own bondservants and gave to them his possessions.  And to one he gave five silver talents, but to another two, and to …

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An Odd Redefinition of Justice - Lamont Hill - Temple University Philadelphia
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An Odd Redefinition of Justice

CNN commentator Lamont Hill  is a Temple University Professor in  Media Studies and Urban Education at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  At the United Nations, Professor Lamont Hill explicitly called for the destruction of Israel even though he denies that intent.  This was his statement: “Contrary to western mythology, black …

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Some Archaeological Evidence Supporting The New Testament

Yesterday I wrote a rebuttal to the Prime Minister of Pakistan’s comments earlier this week about there being no evidence for Jesus Christ in any books of history. Today I came across this article from Premier Christianity magazine, which I reproduce in its entirety, with thanks, to which I have …

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No mention of Jesus Christ in any history - Imran Khan Prime Minister Pakistan
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No mention of Jesus Christ in any history!

Yes, the Prime Minister of Pakistan said: “There is no mention of Jesus Christ in any books of history”.  Imran Kham made this bold statement at a conference held to celebrate the (supposed) birthday of Mohammed. If that is the case, then none of the New Testament books are histories …

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Outlawing the criticism of religious ideas - defamation of religions
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Outlawing the criticism of religious ideas

Pakistan has begun a diplomatic effort to make it against international law for anyone to criticise a religion.  “Pakistan informs UN of initiative to counter defamation of religions,” Express Tribune, November 22, 2018: “Pakistan informed the United Nations (UN) on Thursday of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative for an international …

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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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