Britain’s feminists march to the drumbeat of Islamic fundamentalism

Dec 16, 2017 by

by Jules Gomes, The Conservative Woman: England and Pakistan finally have something in common. No, it’s not cricket. It’s blasphemy. In Pakistan, you can find yourself on death row if a single Muslim alleges he saw you sitting with your backside on a Koran. In England, you can find yourself...

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Advent Meditations: Saturday 16 December

Dec 16, 2017 by

Sat Dec 16 am: 30, 32 pm: 42, 43 Haggai 2:1-19 Ephe 1:16-23 Luke 14:1-11 SATURDAY IN ADVENT II ABOUT TODAY ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR –  Saint Sophia, 16th Century Saint Sophia, in the world Solomonia, a Great Princess, was the daughter of the noble Yuri Saburov. In the year 1505 she was chosen as...

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CI News: 15 December 2017

Dec 15, 2017 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: Westminster is expected to give its backing to heterosexual civil partnerships, secularists liken the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby to Adolf Hitler and public pressure forces the NHS to drop a transgender question from a primary school...

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Masterpiece Cakeshop: are we free to disagree?

Dec 15, 2017 by

by Paul Coleman, spiked: Last week, the US Supreme Court heard the case of Jack Phillips and his Masterpiece Cakeshop – an increasingly familiar story of a regular citizen caught in the firing line for following his conscience. The facts of the case are straightforward. In 2012, two men asked Jack...

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The ties that bind our Anglican Communion family are slowly coming untied

Dec 15, 2017 by

by David Virtue, VOL: The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Dr. Josiah Idowu-Fearon, reflects on how membership of the Communion is defined. We believe he is totally wrong in his description of who is, and who is not an Anglican. There is much about our Anglican Communion which makes us...

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EFAC Reorganizes and Renews Its Mission

Dec 15, 2017 by

Press Release: Eynsham, Oxford – December 15, 2017: Following a recent meeting of the trustees, the Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion (EFAC) has restated its vision, and appointed new leadership. The purpose of EFAC is to encourage and develop Biblically faithful fellowship and...

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Brexit’s smokescreen for bullies

Dec 15, 2017 by

by Ann Farmer, The Conservative Woman: The National Association of Head Teachers has issued guidance to primary schools, saying they should include books in the curriculum that feature transgender parents and ‘celebrate gender identity and difference’. This advice has been endorsed by the...

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Eminent Oxford professor is branded a bigot by students for saying feelings of guilt about the British empire have gone too far

Dec 15, 2017 by

by Eleanor Harding, Mailonline: Oxford students have branded an eminent professor ‘bigoted’ after he suggested feelings of guilt around British colonialism may have gone too far. Nigel Biggar, regius professor of moral and pastoral theology at Christ Church college, said society should take a more...

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Church apology over Bishop George Bell abuse inquiry

Dec 15, 2017 by

from BBC News: The Church of England has apologised to the relatives of a bishop for the way it investigated child abuse claims made against him decades after his death. Former Bishop of Chichester George Bell, who died in 1958, was alleged to have repeatedly abused a young girl. She made a formal...

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House of Lords Debates Tenets of Islam

Dec 15, 2017 by

from Christian Concern: Lord Pearson of Rannoch initiated a debate in the House of Lords yesterday asking the Government to encourage Muslim leaders to re-examine key Muslim tenets of abrogation, Taqiyya and Al Hijra and to publish their conclusions. Tim Dieppe comments on his speech and the...

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