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Archive for February, 2007

New Documentary claims: Jesus Was Buried with His Family?

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

A new documentary scheduled to be shown March 4 on the Discovery Channel makes the claim that Jesus was actually buried with his family including a wife and son.  It’s so very convenient and so timely with a new book coming out at the same time.  Another ‘gift’ for Easter calculated for seasonal interest and maximum coverage.  […]

The Oscars 2007: Comments

Monday, February 26th, 2007

See my comments on the Movie-TV Commentary blog.

Changes Ahead for Nation of Islam?

Sunday, February 25th, 2007

As Louis Farrakhan retires from his position as leader of the Nation of Islam there is considerable speculation over who will pick up the gauntlet and lead the black Islamic group.  More importantly, will ‘The Nation’ go in a new direction and become more of a mainstream Muslim organization?  Read the NY Times article: “Nation of […]

Blogger Gets 4 Yrs. In Prison For Insulting Islam?

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

AP Story:  “ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Feb. 22 – An Egyptian blogger was convicted Thursday and sentenced to four years in prison for insulting Islam, the Prophet Muhammad and Egypt’s president, sending a chill through fellow Internet writers who fear a government crackdown.”  Read the whole story. Comment:  Oh, Oh!  I guess I better not visit Egypt […]

Anglican Ruling Reflects Changing Center of Christianity

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

“Anglican leaders demanded Monday that the U.S. Episcopal Church unequivocally bar official prayers for gay couples and the consecration of more gay bishops to undo the damage that North Americans have caused the Anglican family.”  Read the whole story. I believe that the recent ruling by the Anglican Council of Bishops reflects the ongoing shift […]

Reviews and Responses to “The God Delusion”

Sunday, February 18th, 2007

I found 2 websites with links to over 30 reviews and responses to The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins:  Posted on my Apologetics website. *Top

Romney’s Mormonism and Religious Bigotry?

Saturday, February 17th, 2007

I believe that the MSM may well be guilty of religious bigotry by using Romney’s Mormon affiliation as an excuse to dismiss his candidacy for President.  Many news lines and pundits continue to imply that evangelical voters and leaders, which are a significant voting block in the Republican Party, will not support Romney.  They continue to make these divisive general statements without specifically citing any leaders […]

“The Last Sin Eater” (PG-13)

Saturday, February 17th, 2007

Read: my review of the movie- The Last Sin Eater.  A Facinating story based upon a book by Francine Rivers.  Directed by Michael Landon Jr.  A tale of dark hidden secrets with redemption at the end. *Top

N.T. Bible Scholar Bruce M. Metzger Dies @ 93

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Bruce Metzger, an expert on Greek biblical manuscripts and professor emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary, died of natural causes on Tuesday (2/13/07) at the age of 93.  He is best remembered for his work on the RSV translation of the Bible, and later the NRSV.  His book: The Text of The New Testament: Its transmission, Corruption, and […]

Romney Formally Announces For ’08 -Will Religion be an Issue?

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

Gov. Mitt Romney of Mass. (R), formally announced his intentions to run for President in 2008.  Gov. Romney stressed the unique abilities and experience that he brings to the table as a Governor from a liberal state and a former CEO of a large corporation.  See: the USA Today story. Some question whether he is actually […]