Muslims need to face up to the violence of the Koran

Dec 9, 2017 by

by Gavin Ashenden, The Times: On New Year’s Day, President al-Sisi of Egypt made a remarkable speech . How, he asked, could belief in Islam make  Muslim nations a “source of anxiety, danger, killing and destruction”? “Is it possible,” he added, “that 1.6 billion people should want to kill the rest...

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Book review: Christians in the Community of the Dome by Julian Mann

Dec 9, 2017 by

Reviewed by Melvin Tinker: Paperback, EP Books, English, 100 pages UK price £6.99, US price $8.99 ISBN 978-1783972104 This is a fascinating, creative and insightful little book which you should not read if you wish to remain undisturbed, feeling secure behind the rose tinted spectacles that many...

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Where Mishal’s Magical Muslim Mystery Tour didn’t go

Dec 9, 2017 by

by Jules Gomes, The Conservative Woman: My entire career as a reporter for a leading daily newspaper in Mumbai was governed by a maxim from Aroon Purie, editor-in-chief of India Today, the country’s most respected news magazine. Purie would tell his reporters: ‘Somewhere, someone is out to hide...

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Misleading Headlines Claim To Have Found The ‘Gay Gene’

Dec 9, 2017 by

by Paul Bois, The Daily Wire: “There’s no one gene that shifts somebody to a point on the sexuality spectrum.” By reading the current headlines, you’d think the age-old debate on the so-called “gay gene” has finally been settled. “What do the new ‘gay...

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Advent Meditations: Saturday 9 December

Dec 9, 2017 by

Sat Dec 9 am: 90, 146 pm: 130, 16 Amos 5:1-17 Jude:17-25 Matt 22:1-14 SATURDAY OF ADVENT I : Saint Engratia and the Martyrs of Saragossa, 304 TODAY ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR:  Engratia was a native of Braga who had been promised in marriage to a nobleman. He sent as her escort to Gaul her uncle...

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St Helen’s Bishopgate in split with local Anglican churches over sexuality

Dec 8, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: One of the largest evangelical churches in the country is withdrawing itself from relations with neighbouring Anglican churches over irreconcilable differences on their teaching on sexuality. St Helen’s Bishopgate, which attracts nearly 2,000 worshippers...

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