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Iran trusts ‘gospel’ of Barnabas find will bring down Christianity

Iran trusts ‘gospel’ of Barnabas find will bring down Christianity

A leather-bound religious text, thought to date from the fifth century but discovered only 12 years ago, will cause the collapse of Christianity worldwide, Iran has claimed. The book, written on animal hide, was confiscated during an anti-smuggling operation in Turkey’s Mediterranean region in 2000. Turkish authorities believe it could be an authentic version of […]

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Rep. Forbes resolution seeks to buttress ‘In God We Trust’ motto

Rep. Forbes resolution seeks to buttress ‘In God We Trust’ motto

Rep Randy Forbes (R.-Va.) has spent four years fighting to have Congress officially support the right to have the national motto “In God We Trust” in government buildings and public schools. Forbes won a big victory [on March 17] when the House Judiciary Committee passed his In God We Trust Resolution, which reaffirms the national […]

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Graham: Today’s secularism ‘is . . . anti-Christ’

Graham: Today’s secularism ‘is . . . anti-Christ’

WASHINGTON — Franklin Graham, son of American evangelist Billy Graham, said Sunday the state of world affairs could be construed as the end of days. Graham made his comments on ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour.” Asked if Easter is about sacrifice or love, Graham said it’s about both. “It’s all of that,” Graham said. […]

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Goodness theory

By Hal McKenzie   Jan. 28, 2003 Several science articles that have appeared on the Web lately suggest that an air of almost religious fervor is sweeping the scientific world. With the application of computer science, also known as cybernetics, to biology, physics, and social science, scientists are in effect coming to grasp the reality of […]

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Despite massacres, Christianity is on a roll worldwide

Despite massacres, Christianity is on a roll worldwide

In the past 10 days, Christian churches have been attacked in Egypt and Nigeria and improvised explosive devices have been placed on the doorsteps of Christian families in Iraq – which events, taken together, could mean a co-ordinated assault on Christians by Muslim holy warriors. …. [However]  As U.S. political scientist Walter Russell Mead observed in […]

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Trusting God as one would a lover

Trusting God as one would a lover

How should one trust God? A short story by Osho reveals the truth, like all other Osho stories normally do. A man who was newly married was on his way back home with his bride in a boat, traversing a river. Suddenly a storm arose and the wife trembled with fear as the man sat […]

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A ‘blasphemy’ charge, a Christian woman, and a political assassination

A ‘blasphemy’ charge, a Christian woman, and a political assassination

By Huma Imtiaz, Jinnah Institute Aasia Bibi, a mother of five, has been sentenced to death under the Blasphemy Law by a court in the Nankana Sahib district of Punjab. She has been languishing in jail for one year. Aasia, a labourer and a resident of the Ittanwalai village, is reportedly the first woman to […]

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Bodyguard executed his boss, Pakistani governor, for defending accused Christian woman

Bodyguard executed his boss, Pakistani governor, for defending accused Christian woman

Pakistanis hold candles in commemoration of slain governor of Punjab Salman Taseer in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Jan. 7. / AP /Mohammad Sajjad LAHORE: When Punjab Governor Salman Taseer stepped out of the Table Talk restaurant in Islamabad, after having lunch with his hotelier friend Sheikh Waqas on January 4, he was most likely aware of […]

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