The New York Times from June 27 – July 3

From the SUNDAY MAGAZINE John Grisham Is Still Battling His Southern Demons “It was such a hard-right-wing, racist society that I grew up in. I’ve come a long way.” June 27 Protesters clashing outside the Supreme Court yesterday.Shuran Huang for The New York Times U.S. abortion fight shifts to new battlegrounds A Supreme Court rulingContinue reading “The New York Times from June 27 – July 3”

How the term Evangelical has grown to blur theology and ideology

In the 19th century several lay preachers who taught a non-trinitairan Biblical faith, used printed media to spread the Good News of the coming Kingdom of God, by means of tracts and pamphlets, in times that evangelicalism became deeply intertwined with a certain strain of conservative politics, to end up in the 21st century where conservative evangelists became fundamentalists totally taken by GOP politics and blurring the lines between theology and ideology.

Christians close to falling below 50pc in England

As in other industrialised countries, Great Britain is feeling the loss in its churches after the first year of CoViD isolations and lockdown.

Germany wanting to do something against racism

America and its allies have used 9/11 to wage certain wars, but with their hostilities they have also evoked great fear around the Islamic faith, making many feel threatened by Muslims.
At a time of heightened fear of Muslims, governments must try to allay that fear and stop anti-Islamism. Germany is taking its first steps in this direction.

Is religion like a physical trait

Some people unrighteously regard religion as a physical trait because they do not see the real purpose of those who try to bring their power over others and who are not afraid to use violence to do so.

The focus of multiculturalism in Europe on Muslims and Jews

Although current debates on multiculturalism in Europe often focus on Islam and Muslims, there also are long-standing Jewish communities in many Western European countries. The Pew Research Center survey finds Christians at all levels of religious observance are more likely than religiously unaffiliated adults to say they would not be willing to accept Jews inContinue reading “The focus of multiculturalism in Europe on Muslims and Jews”

Jews the next scapegoat for Donald Trump

speaking at CPAC in Washington D.C. on February 10, 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In the United States of America Ashkenazi American Jews have had white privilege since at least after World War II. Most Jews could build up a nice life in the States and managed to get in some high positions. Until the preparationContinue reading “Jews the next scapegoat for Donald Trump”

Iranian preacher creating more hatred between religious groups

In remembrance of 9/11 an Iranian preacher (Saeed Abedini) tries to create more hatred. Underneath you can find his shouting discours (which we left like he wrote it, with all the shouting in big capitals)which he placed on his Facebook page. 15 years ago the shape of the whole world got change for ever andContinue reading “Iranian preacher creating more hatred between religious groups”

Looking at September 2016

Lots of people are enjoying their holidays. It is Summertime and most of us do not want to think yet of the new academic year. For our planning we have already a look at what September might bring for us. After the time of relaxation is time again to take things serious and to lookContinue reading “Looking at September 2016”

Is the practice of religious freedom in danger in the United States of America

U.S Postage Stamp, 1957 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Islamophobia in many democratic countries makes it a danger for the religious freedom. Even the country that always says it is so proud to be the ‘Country of the free’ and where they shout carrying weapons is part of the freedom, they seem to be willing toContinue reading “Is the practice of religious freedom in danger in the United States of America”

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