Monthly Archives: August 2011
While Malaysia prides itself in being a moderate Muslim nation where each person’s religious conscience is respected, tensions between different faith groups are rising along with rising tensions within Islam itself. More Muslim women feel pressure to wear head coverings … Continue reading
The Muslim Brotherhood wants to ban bikinis, alcohol and mixed beaches in Egypt but others fear that these measures would have a serious negative impact on Egyptian tourism. Modern lifestyles are not only at risk but also ancient Egyptian antiquities … Continue reading
A new survey reveals that Americans who believe God has given the US a special role in world history also tend to favour military force over diplomacy and believe that torture is warranted under certain conditions. White Evangelicals were more … Continue reading
A Duke University professor claims statistics show America’s religious faith is declining. He states that “shrinking congregations, growing dissatisfaction with religious leaders and rising numbers of people who do not think about faith” provides evidence of America’s waning faith. Also … Continue reading
Der Spiegel reports that Austrian and German Protestant church officials urged the West German government to support Adolf Eichmann after his arrest in 1960. According to a letter sent to West German officials, Eichmann was ‘fundamentally decent’ and ‘kind-hearted’. Eichmann’s … Continue reading
Health statistics for the Mississippi Delta are among the worst in the United States. It has among the highest rates of adult and child obesity, diabetes and heart disease. While this article does not mention the apostle Paul’s statement that … Continue reading
Bibles Seized in Iran, Conversions to Christianity Up See Full Story.
Journalist granted access to Michele Bachmann reports on the books and other influences on her life. See Full Story.
Public transit to be segregated by gender. See Full Story.
Religious freedom is threatened worldwide. See Full Story.