Western culture has borrowed the insistence of Socrates that priority should be given over received wisdom to logical argument and rational procession of thought, and the Western version of the Christian tradition is especially prone to this Socratic
Christmas Day. I had just returned from outside...sat down in front of my webcam with a cup of peppermint tea to record this video for my friends, acquaintances and colleagues.
“Peace be with you, my peace I give you. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” Jesus didn't tell us to not be afraid because there was nothing to be afraid of, but that His peace was all we would need...
It is true that as long as conflicts, animosities and inequities flourish and divide us, we cannot truly realize the Christmas message of peace. But Christmas brings us hope. Hope that we can overcome the roots of conflict .
The Pope delivered his traditional Christmas Day message to the world urging for world peace especially in war-plagued areas of the globe like Somalia, Darfur and the Ivory Coast.
Let’s work and pray toward a more peaceful world where humanity may work together for a better world in 2011.We all share a stake in the outcome for our children, around the world, in the sky, under the oceans and everywhere life abounds.
I challenge Christians to objectively look at the great stories of Bible heroes (in both testaments) and observe how many times they are noted for either being martyred for defying a civil authority, or, perhaps, for being delivered from death for de
O, mighty, ancient empires. Hear our plea. Let us aspire to your greatness and realize the grandeur of your architecture!
The Vatican tried to stop Dublin church leaders from defrocking a particularly dangerous pedophile priest and relented only after he raped a boy in a pub restroom. Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said he fully accepted the findings of the latest
“I advise you to buy from Me gold having been fired by fire, that you may be rich; and white garments, that you may be clothed, and your shame and nakedness may not be revealed. And anoint your eyes with eye salve that you may see. I, as many “as I lRead Letter
Ahmadinejad and his antisemitic cronies are fuming with anger after discovering the Star of David on the roof of Iran Air headquarters at Tehran's airport. The building was originally built by Israeli engineers prior to the the Islamic Revolution.
I write the essay having been debating the religious origins of America with my brother, a 50+ year old born again Orthodox Christian of four years whom has always placed a high value on his opinion. I’m sure we all know somebody like this and perhapRead Letter
Halina Reed is saddened to see antisemitism fueled by legitimate criticisms of Israel and is worried when antisemites make legitimate criticisms seem without merit. That brings her to address an accusation seen around the freedom movement.
Where Turkey falls on the issue will be seen as an important test as to whether it intends to maintain its Western orientation or turn its gaze more firmly eastward toward Syria, Russia and, of course, Iran.
A plan to build the world's north-most mosque has been halted after Norway refused to accept funding from an Arab donor, with the government on Monday citing a lack of religious freedom in his Saudi homeland.
He called for "a Spain and Europe concerned not only with people's material needs but also with their moral and social, spiritual and religious needs, since all these are genuine requirements of our common humanity".
But let’s always remember: Islam has been at war with the West long before 9/11 or the establishment of the state of Israel. Alas, the Muslim predilection for absurd conspiracy theories (which are altered on the fly as current events demand) is abun
The Canadian Sharia court that ran for 14 years with the blessing of Canadian law was eliminated mostly due to the forceful movement of secular Muslim organizations MCC and CCMW (M
Jesus is THE LIBERTARIAN of the R3volutition! Love is the answer. Love is all you need. It is the basis of all justice, all truly moral law. It seeks not to defraud or harm others in exercising liberty.
A debate between Dinesh D'Souza and Michael Shermer
Followers of Christ are rightly distressed about Halloween. There is an alternative: Reformation Day. On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther placed the 95 Theses on the church door at Wittenberg, Germany and unwittingly started the Reformation. This
Therefore, I was ineluctably led into a deep study of Islamic theology and into an examination of what constitutes justice in Islam. I was also intrigued by Bernard Lewis’ work, which so effectively laid out “what went wrong” in the Islamic world wi
André’s body, placed in the Crypt Church, below the present day basilica, was a sight to behold. Piled against the walls were hundreds of crutches that had been owned by cripples allegedly cured by André. He is associated with an extraordinary 125,00
I take reference to this published letter to the editor: "When Religion and Inalienable Rights Collide". Read it at this link - http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Letter-to-Editor.htm?EdNo=001&Info=0117198 It is very disturbing if these wRead Letter
Results of the so-called "Climate Study" leaked to the press, and "353 cadets (almost 1 out of every 5 survey participants) reported having been subjected to unwanted religious proselytizing, and 23 cadets (13 of them Christians) reported living 'in
Chris Rodda Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), and the author of Liars For Jesus: / Stephen Lendman on Equador / Clint Bolick from the Goldwater Institute / Max Marty - www.Seasteading.org - Freedom Cities on the Ocean
Scientists suggest the Biblical account of the parting of the Rea Sea is true. What if the Scripture is true? What's the implications? Maybe they are eternal...
The computer simulations show that a strong east wind, blowing overnight, could have pushed water back at a bend where an ancient river is believed to have merged with a coastal lagoon along the Mediterranean Sea. With the water pushed back into both
Journalist Robert Fisk has carried out an investigation of honor killings and finds the problem is not confined to the Middle East and spreading rapidly. An estimated 20,000 women per year are murdered in the name of honor.
Franklin Graham relates his encounter with a Chaplain who had called him at Samaritan’s Purse, Graham’s organization, to explain that the ministry could not send spiritual tracts and Arabic Bibles to the soldiers in some Arab countries.