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  • Obama, Passover and Easter

    04/13/2009 6:21:11 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 16 replies · 1,031+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 4/13/09 | Joseph Farah
    Barack Obama devoted his Saturday weekly address to Passover and Easter greetings to Jews and Christians. That was nice. But listen to what he said. "These are two very different holidays with their own very different traditions," he explained. "But it seems fitting that we mark them both during the same week. For, in a larger sense, they are both moments of reflection and renewal. They are both occasions to think more deeply about the obligations we have to ourselves and the obligations we have to one another, no matter who we are, where we come from, or what faith...
  • Obama In Turkey "We Do Not Consider Ourselves A Christian Nation" (Video)

    Who is this guy? Has he ever studied history? Read anything from the Founding Fathers? I understand "freedom of religion", but should he be saying this in a Muslim country? Oh... that's right! This is Barack Obama who hates America, hates capitalism and wants to destroy us from within! This is nice; now he's attacking religion and our Judeo-Christian value system this country was built upon.
  • NYC ultra-orthodox Jews give Amish walking tour

    04/01/2009 5:33:57 PM PDT · by dennisw · 12 replies · 676+ views
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090401/ap_on_re_us/amish_in_brooklyn ^ | Wed Apr 1, 7:13 am | VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press Writer Verena Dobnik, –
    NEW YORK – The city's ultra-Orthodox Jews took the Pennsylvania Amish on a walking tour of their world Tuesday "It's reinforcing to the Amish community to see us Jews living the way the Bible says Jews are supposed to live, and have lived since the time of Moses and Abraham," said Yisroel Ber Kaplan, program director for the Chassidic Discovery Center in Brooklyn. "The Amish are also living their lives as the Bible speaks to them." Dozens of Amish residents from Lancaster County, Pa., toured a Hasidic neighborhood in Brooklyn's Crown Heights to learn more about their culture. Today's Lubavitchers...
  • Islamic Law's Influence in America a Growing Concern

    03/29/2009 6:56:44 PM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 8 replies · 702+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 3/20/09
    As America's Muslim population grows, so too does the influence of Islamic law, or Sharia, in daily life in the U.S. "Sharia Law is the totality of the Muslim's obligation," said Abdullahi An-Na'im, a professor of law at Emory University in Atlanta. According to An-Na'im, Shariah is similar to Jewish Talmudic Law or Catholic Canon Law in that it guides an adherent's moral conduct. "As a citizen, I am a subject of the United States," An-Na'im said. "I owe allegiance to the United States, to the Constitution of the United States. That is not inconsistent with observing a religious code...
  • The Dirty Little Secret Is Out: Religious Faith and Evolution Are Incompatible

    03/20/2009 7:59:40 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 748 replies · 8,106+ views
    ICR ^ | March 20, 2009 | Frank Sherwin, M.A.
    In a recent book review, Jerry Coyne, professor of ecology and evolution at the University of Chicago, admitted that the secular worldview of macroevolution (the development of complex life from “simpler” forms) is at odds with Christian faith...
  • Story of King David Sets Base for New NBC Series

    03/02/2009 10:47:55 AM PST · by GonzoII · 12 replies · 708+ views
    Christian Post ^ | Fri, Feb. 27 2009 | Josh Kimball
    Story of King David Sets Base for New NBC Series A modern-day retelling of the biblical story of King David will be premiering on NBC next month as a network television series. It's "the new coming from the old," said Michael Green. Fri, Feb. 27, 2009 Posted: 10:44 AM EST A modern-day retelling of the biblical story of King David will be premiering on NBC next month as a network television series. “Kings,” created by Michael Green (“Heroes,” “Everwood”), centers on the drama surrounding David Shepherd, a young soldier in the war-torn country of Gilboa, who will rise to fame...
  • Story of King David Sets Base for New NBC Series..

    A modern-day retelling of the biblical story of King David will be premiering on NBC next month as a network television series. “Kings,” created by Michael Green (“Heroes,” “Everwood”), centers on the drama surrounding David Shepherd, a young soldier in the war-torn country of Gilboa, who will rise to fame after inspiring the nation through his fearless rescue of the king’s son. Amid Shepherd's thrust toward destiny and peace for the kingdom, however, the country's power players will go to great lengths to see him fall, blurring the line between his allies and enemies. It’s “the new coming from the...
  • Federal imprisonment of Christians right around the corner (hate crimes bills)

    02/24/2009 2:16:33 PM PST · by mainestategop · 54 replies · 3,865+ views
    When is the last time you saw $10 Million dollars being spent on special programs in schools that taught school-age children about Judeo-Christian values and why they are important in our laws today? Better yet, funded by the Government? Well, I can answer that for you. Never! But, the Government sure is interested in getting some bills passed that will do just that for certain select minority groups such as homosexuals while putting Christians in prison. $10 Million dollars in funding will be allocated annually for the administration of hate crime prevention including special programs about this in our schools....
  • Thousands of Christians form 'virtual connection' to J'lem

    02/21/2009 3:10:19 PM PST · by Askwhy5times · 1 replies · 408+ views
    JPost ^ | Feb 21, 2009 | ETGAR LEFKOVITS
    In an effort to connect with Israel both spiritually and physically, tens of thousands of Christians across the globe have watched live webcasts of Jerusalem holy sites on the Internet since the free service was launched several months ago, the head of a new Christian on-line broadcast provider said Friday. More than 30,000 people have viewed the webcasts on www.ipraytv.com since its launch four months ago during the Feast of the Tabernacles/Succot, said Mike Peros, founder and CEO of IPrayTV. The site, which rose to prominence after its live webcasts of Christmas in Bethlehem, has attracted Christians of various denominations...
  • Radical Secular Humanism Undermining Judeo-Christian Traditions Exposed!

    02/16/2009 1:55:49 AM PST · by ADReditor · 2 replies · 336+ views
    American Daily Review ^ | /2/15/2009 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    America’s Secular Challenge: The Rise of a New National Religion was delivered to me a while ago. I read the book shortly after I received it, and was amazed at how the author, Herbert London, could possibly put so much information that would normally fill volumes into a small, 97 page book. The number of pages fooled me, however. I did not move through the material nearly as quickly as I thought I would. Contained within the pages of Herb London’s small book is a huge message. Mr. London meticulously researched the material, and wrote the book in such a...
  • The universe’s birth certificate

    02/08/2009 3:10:04 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 144 replies · 2,116+ views
    CMI ^ | Alexander Williams
    The universe’s birth certificate Once you let go of the Bible as history, all Christian doctrine begins to disintegrate. Dr Nigel Leaves, the Warden and Dean of Studies at John Wollaston Anglican Theological College in Perth (Australia), provides a typical example in The God Problem: Alternatives to Fundamentalism.1 He says ‘the major factor in the waning of the Christian faith is its continuing insistence on a supernatural God—the Almighty, the lawgiver and judge.’ He considers four alternatives to ‘fundamentalism’ (i.e. believing in the God of the Bible), saying, ‘Traditional beliefs about God cannot be sustained in the light of the...
  • "We Are Embarrassed" (Cardinal O'Malley on the SSPX)

    01/31/2009 3:13:02 PM PST · by NYer · 48 replies · 1,274+ views
    WITL ^ | January 31, 2009 | Rocco Palmo
    Long a key voice in Catholic-Jewish relations, Cardinal Sean O'Malley OFM Cap. of Boston issued a response to the week's events late last night: The Vatican announced this week that the Holy Father has lifted the excommunications of four bishops of the Society of St. Pius X. I was pleased with the news which shows, once again, the Holy Father’s concern for unity and reconciliation in the Church.... [The Pope's] outreach to the communities who follow these bishops is just one more manifestation of his ardent desire to bring these people (which some estimate to be as many as...
  • Pope Emphasises His 'Solidarity With Jews' After Provoking Outrage

    01/28/2009 7:54:14 PM PST · by Steelfish · 8 replies · 397+ views
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | January 29, 2009
    Pope emphasises his 'solidarity with Jews' after provoking outrage by readmitting bishop who denies Holocaust By DAILY MAIL REPORTER 29th January 2009 Pope Benedict has expressed his 'full and unquestionable solidarity' with Jews, after outraging many by rehabilitating a bishop who denies the Holocaust. Speaking at his Wednesday audience, the German-born pope tried to heal the rift with Jews by saying the attempt to exterminate them in the Holocaust should remain a warning to all humanity. Recalling his visit to the Auschwitz death camp in 2006, Benedict condemned the 'pitiless killing of millions of Jews, innocent victims of blind racial...
  • What Is Not True About the Good Friday Prayer for Jews (Errors in Understanding)

    01/28/2009 4:01:45 PM PST · by NYer · 8 replies · 546+ views
    ZNA ^ | January 27, 2009
    ROME, JAN. 27, 2009 (Zenit.org).- Dialogue between Jews and Christians is a sensitive issue, and there have been many misunderstandings about the new Good Friday prayer for the Jews, says a scholar in the matter. According to Father Michel Remaud, director of the Christian Institute of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Literature of Jerusalem, the Good Friday prayer for the Jews used in the "extraordinary rite" is not a prayer for their conversion, but rather a prayer for the Jewish people. He said the text approved by Benedict XVI does not say "Oremus pro conversione Judæorum" (Let us pray for the...
  • American Jewish Rabbis Show Solidarity with Vatican against Obama's Anti-Life Measures

    01/28/2009 10:49:45 AM PST · by wagglebee · 23 replies · 1,376+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1/28/09 | John-Henry Westen
    NEW YORK, January 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) -  Rabbi Yehuda Levin, spokesman for Rabbinical Alliance of America, will be in Rome Thursday meeting with high ranking Vatican officials. While there he will express solidarity regarding the recent Vatican criticisms of US President Barack Obama and his executive order which has permitted US taxpayer funds to be given to organizations performing and lobbying for abortion internationally.  Levin will be representing over 800 Orthodox Jewish Rabbis who form the Rabbinical Alliance of America. His visit is being coordinated by the Rome office of Human Life International. Following Obama's overturning of the Mexico City...
  • Visiting Lutheran bishops call for halt to violence

    01/06/2009 6:33:39 PM PST · by SmithL · 24 replies · 501+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/6/9 | HAVIV RETTIG GUR
    Dozens of American and Canadian Lutheran bishops arrived in Jerusalem on Tuesday for their annual Academy, a meeting for theological discussion. Planned many months in advance, they gathered in the shadow of the war in Gaza. Bishop Mark Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, called for a cease-fire ahead of his visit, urging "officials of both parties to the conflict to... refrain from all violent acts, which only bring destruction and tragedy, and urge them instead to work to resolve their differences through peaceful and nonviolent means," the church said in a statement. The church believed...
  • A Disturbing Book Worth Reading

    12/24/2008 5:24:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies · 2,046+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | December 24, 2008 | Tony Blankley
    I recently read a book that deserves the widest possible readership: "The Trouble with Textbooks -- Distorting History and Religion," by Gary A. Tobin and Dennis R. Ybarra. I never have met or talked with either of these gentlemen, but I can't say enough good things about this book. For all who believe that there is a fairly objective rendition of history that we are obliged to teach our children, this book reveals how shockingly far from that objective American education -- particularly in schools' textbooks -- has fallen. In their conclusion, the authors quote the great historian of Islam...
  • Nativity scene and menorah in Central Park [Catholic League display in NYC on public property]

    12/22/2008 6:10:50 PM PST · by Alex Murphy · 5 replies · 469+ views
    Spero News ^ | December 18, 2008 | William Donohue
    Take note all ye cultural fascists out to annihilate Christmas: The Catholic League has a nativity scene on public property in New York City, right in Central Park. We deliberately put it on the corner of 59th and 5th so that New Yorkers taking the 5th Avenue bus downtown can’t avoid seeing it. Indeed, it’s impossible to miss. Next to it will be the world’s largest menorah, a religious symbol that some dunce lawyers still think is a secular symbol. “Every year we get a permit from the New York City Parks Department to display our life-sized crèche in Central...
  • A Response To Marc Shaiman's Musical Against Prop. 8 (Its Not Hate Alert)

    12/09/2008 10:04:24 AM PST · by goldstategop · 14 replies · 1,151+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 12/09/2008 | Dennis Prager
    Marc Shaiman, the Tony Award-winning composer of the film and stage musical “Hairspray,” has done the country a major, if inadvertent, service. He has composed a brief musical piece against California Proposition 8 that takes only three minutes to reveal the ignorance and hate that pervades so much anti-Proposition 8 activism. This short musical, viewed more than 2 million times on the Internet, features major Hollywood talents playing (through song) two groups on a beach -- gay men and women in beach clothes and a stuffy formally dressed church group composed of whites and blacks. Its message begins with a...
  • Gay Marriage And Collective Lie (Harold Fickett Answers Andrew Sullivan Alert)

    11/26/2008 4:27:06 PM PST · by goldstategop · 25 replies · 1,266+ views
    Godspy.com ^ | 11/25/2008 | Harold Fickett
    The writer Andrew Sullivan sits across the table from you on Chris Matthews' Hardball praising gay-marriage as a symbol of the homosexual community's desire to join the mainstream. He is a Catholic, conservative in many things, and a highly articulate spokesman for his point-of-view. What do you say? The requisite conservative on pundit panels usually falls back on citing heterosexual marriage's 5,000 year history as society's basic building block. Marriage has always been between a man and a woman. 65% of the American people are against homosexual unions. Etc. That's not going to get it. It's a way of brushing...