Tag Archives: Christian

Fifty Years of Science

Among the many significant events that happened in 1968, fifty years ago, many have been all but forgotten, some perhaps deservedly so. There is one, however, that should be remembered both for its immediate message and for the continuing impact … Continue reading

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Islamophobia Rises

On Wednesday, March 9th, Anderson Cooper of CNN conducted an interview with the leading candidate in the Republican primary race for President. This is a small (and oft-repeated) snippet from that conversation: Anderson Cooper: “Do you think Islam is at … Continue reading

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Merry Whatever!

It’s amazing what things have come to in the last few years. Recently I walked into a store to do some Christmas shopping and was greeted by an employee who wished me a Merry Christmas before he asked me how … Continue reading

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Islam and Tolerance

President Obama has been getting a lot of criticism recently regarding his principled stands on religion—specifically, his attitudes toward Islam. Last year, it was all about his administration’s use of the acronym ISIL—Islamic State in the Levant—as shorthand for the … Continue reading

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WWJ Not Do?

The Family Research Council (FRC) is one of those modern evangelical Christian organizations that believes they know the truth about biblical commandments. They have absolute knowledge that their own narrow interpretation of the bible is correct, and that the resulting … Continue reading

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Terror in the Media

On Thursday, August 30, 2012, a legal hearing was held in the state of Georgia to begin the process of prosecuting four terrorists charged with plotting to kill thousands of people. The defendants in this plot had planned, among other … Continue reading

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Terror Double Standard

It has happened again. Another severe terrorist attack, this time in Norway. A bomb was detonated in a public street outside the halls of Norwegian power. Not long after, a gunman attacked crowds of children at a summer camp. And … Continue reading

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