Posts Tagged “Christianity”

Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots

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Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots

Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots NEW YORK — Today, T’ruah, a rabbinic human rights organization that represents over 2,000 rabbis and cantors and their communities, issued the following statement calling for an end to violence sparked by an Israeli youth attack on Palestinians and subsequent death of Israeli Ahuvia Sandak. Rabbi…

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Christianity Today and Evolution of the Soul

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Christianity Today and Evolution of the Soul

A week before Christmas, Christianity Today, founded by the Rev. Billy Graham published: “Trump Should Be Removed from Office”. Mr. Trump will be in Miami on Jan. 3 to birth an “Evangelicals for Trump” coalition. By Eileen Fleming Christianity Today/CT is the evangelical magazine that has provoked a fierce debate over the need to impeach…

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Spiritual Progressive Responds to U.S. Attorney General William Barr

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Spiritual Progressive Responds to U.S. Attorney General William Barr

Inspired by Attorney General William Barr blaming “secularists” and “so-called progressives” for wreaking havoc on American society, this spiritual progressive responds citing Stages of the Soul.   By Eileen Fleming   Last Friday Attorney General William Barr shocked some legal experts -and this spiritual progressive with deep Catholic roots- over his defense of religious freedom. In his…

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Responding to New York Times “We Need to Talk About God”

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Responding to New York Times “We Need to Talk About God”

The weekend’s New York Times featured the opinion piece by author Jonathan Merritt,“We Need to Talk About God” noting some “real-world consequences” when we don’t. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. warned,“the church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state. It…

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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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Christian College to fire professor for saying Christians and Muslims worship the same God

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Christian College to fire professor for saying Christians and Muslims worship the same God

Wheaton College to fire professor for support of American Muslims

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Wheaton College: Forgetting what it is to be Christian

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Wheaton College: Forgetting what it is to be Christian

The fact that Americans are uneducated is pretty clear from their race-driven politics that usually causes more problems than bring solutions. But worse is the lack of education among the very institutions tasked with educating, like Wheaton College, which declared itself an ignorant bastion of racist stupidity this week By Ray Hanania As a Christian,…

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