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Archive for November, 2007

Saudi Arabia: Rape Victim gets 200 Lashes and Jail Term

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

A 19 year old Saudi woman, who was the victim of gang rape, was sentenced to receive 200 lashes and 6 months in jail for being in the company of men who were not her relatives. The decision was rendered by the General Court in the Saudi city of Qatif. The Justice System in Saudi […]

The Governor of Georgia Prays for Rain

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

On Georgia’s capitol steps, Governor Sonny Perdue led a crowd of several hundred people in a prayer for rain. With a choir singing “What a Mighty God We Serve” and “Amazing Grace” as a backdrop, the Governor began: “Oh father, we acknowledge our wastefulness, but we’re doing better…” More than 20 protesters were on hand […]

Iran: The Political Landscape

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Here’s an essential article from the LA Times: “Iran : the anti-democracy”, by Akbar Ganji who is a leading Iranian dissident living in exile. Akbar gives some great insights into the political machinations of the regime in Tehran. The Islamic Republic pretends to be democratic and to hold elections. Iranian President Ahmadinejad tours and lectures […]

Nov.11: International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP)

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Today, Nov. 11, 2007, marks the official ‘International Day of Prayer’. Millions of fellow Christians around the world will unite in prayer Sunday for our persecuted brothers and sisters suffering under intolerant governments. This year, Christians are asked to concentrate their prayers on all the “Secret Believers,” those who live in Muslim countries and cultures, […]

Book Review:”Religion of Peace?: Why Christianity Is and Islam Isn’t”

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

By Robert Spencer (Washington DC: Regnery Pub., Inc., 2007, 264 pages) It is fashionable in the Western world to treat all religions the same except Christianity. Post- modern writers, educators, and historians have reserved their greatest fears and concerns for Christianity –past and present. Even in the midst of overwhelming evidence that a large portion […]

GodblogCon 2007 -Day Two

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Day two at GodblogCon started with Paul Spears, from Torrey institute of Biola University and a contributor @ ScriptoriumDaily.com; talking about “Substance in Blogging and the Case for Blog Euthanasia”. Dr. Spears pointed out that millions of blogs are started every month and multi-millions are abandoned or flushed. The fact is that not everyone is […]