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Archive for December, 2007

-UK: The ‘War on Terror’ is Over?

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

The British government will not longer be using the following terms: ‘War on Terror’ and ‘Islamic terrorist’, to describe the continuing onslaught of the Islamists upon Western culture and nations. The British will now refer to the Islamo-terrorists as members of a ‘death cult’ and as ‘criminals’ and ‘murderers’. There was a concern in the […]

-Poll: America Still Overwhelmingly Christian?

Friday, December 28th, 2007

According to a recent Gallup poll 82% of Americans identify themselves as being Christian. 56% said that religion was very important to their lives and 62% said they participated in a particular church. America is easily the most religious ‘Western’ country, while Nigeria, Brazil, India and Morocco are the ‘most’ religious nations with over 96% […]

-Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

The Christmas story is found in Matthew (1:18-2:18) and in Luke (1:26-56, 2:1-40). However, Isaiah should never be ignored: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.  (Is. 7:14) For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon […]

-Archbishop of Canterbury says 3 Wise Men are a ‘legend’

Friday, December 21st, 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams believes that the traditional depictions of the Nativity along with the Three Wise Men are largely ‘legend’: “Matthew’s Gospel doesn’t tell us there were three of them, doesn’t tell us they were kings, doesn’t tell us where they came from. It says they are astrologers, wise men, priests […]

-Re: Muslim Hajj Pilgrimage

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

The Hajj pilgrimage began on Monday and will continue through Friday. Nearly 2 million are participating in the pilgrimage this year, it is also major religious holiday for observant Muslim families. Here is an article from the LA Times about a number of Muslims who are involved in the pilgrimage from my area -OC Southern […]

-Saudi Rape Victim is Pardoned by the King

Monday, December 17th, 2007

The 19 year old Saudi woman who was the victim of gang rape received a pardon from the King of Saudi Arabia. The young woman had been sentenced by a Saudi court to receive 200 lashes and 6 months in jail for being in the company of men who were not her relatives. This caused […]