Posts Tagged “Christianity”

Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

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Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved The voices of intolerance are interpreting the U.S. and French Constitutions like the fanatics and the dystopians are interpreting the Koran. By Abdennour Toumi The dreadful on-going geopolitical events in the Middle East coincide with the debut of Ramadhan (Ramadan), a month-long observance of fasting, doing good deeds, acting generously…

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations Easter is a special holiday for Christians because more than Christmas, it brings Christians closer to their faith. Although both Easter and Christmas are commercialized by big business and greed, Easter resonates more. Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter after mainstream Christians, mainly because the Orthodox remain on the old Julian…

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Taybeh’s annual OktoberFest to be held Sept. 16 & 17

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Taybeh’s annual OktoberFest to be held Sept. 16 & 17

Taybeh’s annual OktoberFest to be held Sept. 16 & 17 OktoberFest is more than about drinking alcohol. It is a part of the Christian heritage. Consumed in moderation and with the spirit of fellowship and Palestinian comradery. This year, OktoberFest will be celebrated on Sept. 16 and 17th in Taybeh, one of the most important…

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Christian holidays blurred by focus on one religion

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Christian holidays blurred by focus on one religion

Christian holidays blurred by focus on one religion The trend of the Arab World becoming focused more and more on the Islamic religion is overshadowing a powerful Christian history of Middle East tradition and eroding religious diversity. It’s also resulting in many Muslims who just don’t know anything about the richness of the Christian religion….

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Eid al Adha holiday to be observed on Sept. 11

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Eid al Adha holiday to be observed on Sept. 11

Eid al Adha, One of the most important Islamic religious holidays, is expected to begin either on Sept. 11, 2016 or Sept. 12, 2016, causing some fear among Americans worried about violence from Al-Qaeda. But the truth is the holiday is less about differences than it is about similarities between Islam and the West By…

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Easter Message and Christian Fundamentalism

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Easter Message and Christian Fundamentalism

Christian fundamentalism emphasizes the literal interpretation of the Bible and became a significant phenomenon in 20th century America By Eileen Fleming Christian Fundamentalism began in the late 19th century in reaction to new developments in the natural and social sciences, especially the theory of Evolution. Despite the fact that the Bible is a collection of…

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