Tag Archives: Islam

Arab Spring: Where will the air of freedom be breathed next?

The most nervous people in the Middle East today are the despotic leaders of Arab countries and those in their inner circle. Citizenry that we heretofore have never from are now joining protests in the streets of some of the … Continue reading

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More Liberal Intolerance: Juan Williams fired by NPR for violating new PC on Muslims

NPR couldn’t get up and walk off the set, so they just fired Juan Williams (from his NPR duties) for saying on Fox that he sometimes got nervous when people in Muslim dress boarded the plane he was on.  The political correctness … Continue reading

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Intolerance on The View

There is plenty of browbeating on programs advancing the positions of both the left and the right.  But here’s a clip that shows intolerance of dissent at its media worst–exhibited by the divas of The View, who just couldn’t stand Bill … Continue reading

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10 Stories to Chew on: Fewer young Democrats, miner and mistress in hot water, some Christians undermining faith in mosque debate, and more

1. Fewer Young Democrats:  Though many students are liberals on social issues, the economic reality of a weak job market has taken a toll on their loyalties: far fewer 18- to 29-year-olds now identify themselves as Democrats compared with 2008. … Continue reading

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10 Stories to Chew on This Weekend: Fewer young Democrats, miner and mistress in hot water, some Christians undermining faith in mosque debate, and more

1.   Beyond the Obama Swoon: Fewer young voters see themselves as Democrats.  Though many students are liberals on social issues, the economic reality of a weak job market has taken a toll on their loyalties: far fewer 18- to 29-year-olds … Continue reading

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Passing the evangelical torch: Responding to militant Islam

Evangelical leaders of previous generations are in the process of passing the torch to younger leaders, for whom there are at least 10 fresh challenges. We’ve considered the challenges of  Navigating Newfound Authority, Waging a Bloodless Revolution, Overcoming Spiritual Superficiality, Creating Culture, … Continue reading

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Jim Wallis should take it back, and other thoughts on Christians and the Mosque

As Christians, should our response to the mosque controversy be different than others? As I’ve written, I believe the Muslims seeking to build the mosque should demonstrate American instincts by building it down the road. That aside, how should Christians … Continue reading

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Shouting Mosque in a Crowded City

We have a small group Bible study every Thursday in our home in a fine little sub-division in suburban Atlanta. Our group continues to grow in numbers and depth; we’re very pleased. We are so pleased that we’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Happy Battle of Lepanto Day

It’s a long time between legitimate holidays, so if you’re a Christian, or generally root for the Christians against the lions, celebrate today as a holiday. Happy Battle of Lepanto Day. On October 7, 1571, there was a naval engagement … Continue reading

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Finally, Someone Who’s Not Afraid to Speak the Truth

A book that takes on the world’s major religions and spiritual and entertainment fads was released September 15. The book, They All Can’t Be Right: Do All Spiritual Paths Lead to God? by best-selling author and radio host Steve Russo, … Continue reading

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