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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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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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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