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  • Prophetic Movement Pioneer Bill Hamon Celebrates 60 Years in Ministry

    05/16/2014 7:43:20 AM PDT · by wonkowasright · 2 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 5/16/2014 | Charisma Magazine Staff
    Dr. Bill Hamon, known around the world as the pioneer and father of the prophetic movement, is celebrating 60 years of ministry and 80 years of living. This will take place at Christian International's 27th annual International Gathering of Apostles & Prophets, October 21-24, 2014 in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Hamon and his wife Evelyn are celebrating their 59th year of marriage, from which they have raised three children—all in the ministry with them—and have 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Hamon believes his first 30 years of ministry (1954-1984) was preparation for his second 30 years of ministry (1984-2014)....
  • What makes 'Smithmas' Smithmas? [Vanity]

    12/23/2013 10:08:07 AM PST · by Colofornian · 77 replies
    Colofornian | Dec. 23, 2013 | Colofornian
    Chronological Historical Recap: What makes 'Smithmas' 'Smithmas'? Every river has its banks. What is the channel forged -- the definition of the river -- that we've come to know as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' "Smithmas"? Every river has its tributaries; and when it comes to "Smithmas" it's the same. As the Mormons annually celebrate Joseph Smith, his birthday, his advent, the Mormon Church adoration and over-attentiveness to Joseph Smith has openly competed with the focus Jesus Christ receives. The result? This continual cresting onto the banks of "Smithmas" has flooded our nation. Its headwaters are multi-faceted:...
  • Obama is IN THE LEAST a False Prophet

    01/12/2013 10:07:41 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 36 replies
    The bible says the world won't go out like a lion.. but rather in several small steps. This also happens to be how communism, socialism are taking over America. In the last days Christians won't be able to participate in society without taking the mark of the beast. That means no food, ability to use money or other active participation in society. Obama has got the ball rolling with Obamacare. The first small step. Christians can have a business. But they'll be expected to contribute to the Health Care Law, which pays monies for abortions. Knowing real Christians won't accept...
  • What did he foretell ?

    09/25/2012 10:25:58 AM PDT · by knarf · 16 replies
    self ^ | September 25, 2012 | knarf
    It has been ponited out that Mohammud is now being officially called a prophet.Which brings to my inquisitive mind ... what has he prophecied?
  • IS ALLAH, BAAL? Allah = Hubal = Baal

    09/21/2012 9:21:40 PM PDT · by hope_dies_last · 40 replies
    Blog thread, discussion ^ | 9/2005 | Jakko
    The Biblical and historical evidence shows that the Moabites worshiped Baal. The pre-Islamic and Muslim sources show (a) that the Meccans took over the idol Hubal from the Moabites and (b) that Allah and Hubal are actually identical. Thus, whether the Meccans are Ishmaelites or not, the evidence is still strong and sufficient to conclude that Muhammad's Allah is actually Hubal, i.e. the Baal of the Moabites and thus not the God of the Bible. Muhammad incorporated the characteristics and names of various other gods into his new monotheistic message about Allah, but he apparently started the construction of Allah...
  • The Transfiguration of Brigham Young

    08/08/2011 7:38:05 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 25 replies
    Mormon Coffee (Mormonism Research Ministry) ^ | Aug. 8, 2011 | Sharon Lindbloom
    When Joseph Smith died in June of 1844, the Mormon Church faced a succession crisis. Mormon historian Richard S. Van Wagoner explained, “Despite frequent kidnaping and assassination attempts, Joseph Smith established no firm policies regarding presidential succession in the event of his death. The resulting confusion threw the prophetic transition into turmoil. He simply had not expected to die at thirty-eight. Never given to full disclosure to any man or woman, the prophet’s public and private statements between 1834-44 suggested at least eight different methods for succession, each pointing to different successors with some claims to validity.” (“The Making of...
  • Mitt Romney's Mormonism: A TNR online debate

    06/12/2011 10:10:18 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 95 replies
    The New Republic ^ | January 3-5, 2007 | Richard Lyman Bushman and Damon Linker
    Friday, January 5 Dear Damon, I appreciate your moderate and respectful reply to my objections. It is often hard for non-Mormons to understand how Mormons believe all we do. You at least see how Mormon beliefs and our way of life could be satisfying to educated, reasonable people, among whom you presumably would include Mitt Romney. What troubles you is the implication of belief in prophetic revelation: Would Mormons perform any dire deed for their prophet no matter how contrary to conscience? And what about the belief that the United States and the Church might combine to dominate the world...
  • When A Nation Losses It’s Prophet

    05/03/2011 4:44:34 AM PDT · by BillKneer · 1 replies
    The Patriot Statesman ^ | 5-03-2011 | Paul Waldmiller
    You have probably heard of America’s titles for those Christian men who have seemed to motivate or bring much attention to Biblical principles within and outside the USA. Persons such as Billy Graham was(is) known as “America’s Evangelist. Other’s like Dr. Charles Stanley is referred to on his television program as “America’s Pastor” as well. Have you ever heard of “America’s Prophet “ ? You may have, It is not an official title, but you probably never heard of that title before. As many American’s are familiar with the Biblical office of “Evangelist” and “Pastor” it would seem many in...
  • Paul Ryan's Homer Capehart Problem

    04/05/2011 9:22:49 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 9 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 05 apr 2011 | Jeffrey Lord
    Can Paul Ryan avoid becoming the next Homer Capehart? And if so, how? Homer Capehart, after all, was right. Early. The issue was in fact just as real as he said it was and every bit as dangerous. He stood up when few were willing and said why it was dangerous -- over and over again. He called the President of the United States to task for not paying attention. There would be extremely serious consequences for ignoring the problem, he insisted. He spoke, he pleaded, he demanded. He did everything up to and including begging for something to be...
  • Danish, Swedish police arrest 5 men suspected of planning shooting at prophet cartoon paper

    12/29/2010 9:18:22 AM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 16 replies · 4+ views
    StarTribune.com ^ | 12/29/10 | JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Five men planning to shoot as many people as possible in a building housing the newsroom of a paper that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad were arrested Wednesday in an operation that halted an imminent attack, intelligence officials said. Denmark's intelligence service said it arrested four men in two raids in suburbs of the capital, Copenhagen, and seized an automatic weapon, a silencer and ammunition. Swedish police said they arrested a 37-year-old Swedish citizen of Tunisian origin living in Stockholm.
  • Catholic Word of the Day: ELIJAH, 12-28-10

    12/28/2010 9:37:01 AM PST · by Salvation · 3 replies · 1+ views
    CatholicReference.net ^ | 12-28-10 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):ELIJAH One of the greatest religious leaders of the Israelite people. He lived in the ninth century before Christ, and his influence dominated Hebrew thought for centuries although he left no writings. He was an unusual man, unconventional, physically robust, a man who survived many ordeals (I Kings 17-21). In an arduous trip across the desert to Mount Horeb, he reenacted the experiences of Moses when he received the law. His communication with God amplified the application of the Ten Commandments in an era of more complex social life. To prove the authenticity of his God,...
  • Should politicians heed their prophet or pope?

    02/05/2010 5:19:54 PM PST · by Colofornian · 141 replies · 850+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | Feb. 5, 2010 | Peggy Fletcher Stack
    One day he's dissing gay activists as immoral "buggers" and perhaps the "greatest threat" to the nation. Then, he's embracing anti-discrimination legislation and conceding the "right" gay residents have to job and housing protections. What swayed state Sen. Chris Buttars? His church. In November, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its support of Salt Lake City's measures safeguarding gay and transgender residents from discrimination. Suddenly, Buttars, R-West Jordan, and his Mormon colleagues on the right who had vigorously -- and vociferously -- opposed such laws faced a choice: Should they back or buck their church? This same...
  • Fighting Outrageous Lies Against Islam!!

    11/11/2009 3:22:53 PM PST · by nysuperdoodle · 3 replies · 562+ views
    Evil Conservative Radio ^ | 11 Nov 09 | EC
    Italian politician Daniela Santanche has come under fire for calling the Muslim prophet Mohammed a pedophile and a polygamist- just because he married a 9-year old girl- his "beloved" wife Aisha. EC won't just stand around while someone says incorrect things about Islam, so he corrects the record here... Mohammed's "beloved" Aisha was actually 6 years old when he married her. So take THAT, Daniela Santanche, you LYING Islamophobe, you.
  • Unbelievable! Dictionary.com is using the person “MUHAMMAD” to DEFINE the word PROPHET.

    10/06/2009 4:34:23 PM PDT · by Bellagio · 16 replies · 825+ views
    Dicionary,com ^ | Bellagio
    1. a person who speaks for God or a deity, or by divine inspiration. 2. in the old Testament) a. a person chosen to speak for God and to guide the people of Israel: Moses was the greatest of Old Testament prophets. b. (often initial capital letter ) one of the Major or Minor Prophets. c. one of a band of ecstatic visionaries claiming divine inspiration and, according to popular belief, possessing magical powers. d. a person who practices divination. 3. one of a class of persons in the early church, next in order after the apostles, recognized as inspired...
  • The Spirit of Prophet Drew Ali has Returned; And he wants to talk.

    06/09/2009 5:30:39 PM PDT · by Psion · 6 replies · 379+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | June 09, 2009 | Dr, Paul L, Williams
    In the interest of fairness, cultural diversity, and moral ambiguity, The Last Crusade takes pleasure in publishing a rebuttal to our article “Meet America’s First Muslim”. From; Supreme Minister Chief Minister Dr. Ra Saadi El The Moorish Science Temple Islam & Greetings, Would like the opportunity to defend the integrity of our religious organization and to give light as to what is The Moorish Science Temple of America and what we actually stand for. Presently, Islam is seen as being the most rapidly growing religion within the United States and more so within the Federal and State prisons. In addition...
  • Prophet Motive (Is Nouriel Roubini lucky or just good?)

    05/21/2009 8:58:08 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies · 752+ views
    The New Republic ^ | 06/03/09 (issue date) | Julia Ioffe
    Prophet Motive Is Nouriel Roubini lucky or just good? Julia Ioffe, The New Republic Published: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 This year, Nouriel Roubini, the economist known to the general public as Dr. Doom, Prophet of the Financial Apocalypse, spent the early hours of Mardi Gras on the floor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. It was only 11 a.m., but the party was rollicking. Traders careened around the floor, hooting and honking, dressed as dragons and devils and convicts. Rock music roared overhead, and no one seemed to care that, by the bye, the market had tanked. Tickled, Roubini registered the...
  • This Video Will Freak You Out.. That's What I Call Clairvoyance

    01/26/2009 8:56:16 AM PST · by ElKafir · 7 replies · 967+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    "Network" (1976) Howard Beale - "The Mad Prophet" Speech (Any similarities with real life characters are purely coincidental)
  • UN-acceptable censorship: The United Nations tries to outlaw criticism of Islam

    01/14/2009 8:20:49 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 46 replies · 2,544+ views
    NYDailyNews ^ | 1/14/09 | Floyd Abrams
    Almost 500 years ago, on the wall of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses, characterizing as "madness" the notion that papal pardons could absolve individuals for their sins. As viewed from Rome, Luther had maligned, even defamed, the church. Luther was eventually excommunicated. His conduct ultimately led to the creation of a Protestant Church in Germany and a Reformation throughout Europe. It is difficult to believe that in the 21st century anyone would seriously propose that conduct such as Luther's should be deemed illegal. But a few weeks ago, the General Assembly of the...
  • "Parowan Prophet" to repeat his prophecy that Obama will never serve as POTUS

    12/15/2008 9:58:21 AM PST · by 47samurai · 34 replies · 1,735+ views
    RadioActive with Steve Mitton ^ | 12/15/08 | Steve Mitton
    For the past 10 years we have had Leland Freeborn on our show. Over the week end, tens of thousands have discovered the 'Parowan Prophet' since the Drudge Report reported he predicted that President- Presumptive Barack Obama would never take the oath of office. (read article here) Assassination? Ilness? Death? National emergency? Natural disaster? Nope. We will be hit with a nuclear strike. We have heard Leland predict this before, but never with such specificity. Listen HERE at 2pm today for an interview with the Parowan Prophet.
  • Archaeologists unearth proof of plot to kill Prophet Jeremiah

    08/04/2008 5:55:32 AM PDT · by Between the Lines · 14 replies · 295+ views
    Haaretz ^ | August 04, 2008 | Nadav Shragai
    Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a seal impression belonging to a minister of the biblical King Zedekiah, which dates back 2,600 years, during an archeological dig in Jerusalem's ancient City of David. The finding helps corroborate the story pertaining to the biblical minister's demand to have the prophet Jeremiah killed. The seal impression, or bulla, with the name Gedalyahu ben Pashur, who served as minister to King Zedekiah (597-586 BCE) according to the Book of Jeremiah, was found completely intact just meters away from a separate seal impression of another of Zedekia's ministers, Yehukual ben Shelemyahu, which was unearthed three years...
  • The Prophet Obama, the Book of Deception

    07/28/2008 3:47:57 PM PDT · by kathsua · 1 replies · 116+ views
    Townhall ^ | 7/28/08 | Garnet92
    And there came to pass a plague upon the land and its name was Soros, and its name was moveon.org, and they begat gold and silver and riches to make a king. And there arose up a new savior over the land and his name was Obama. And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be a mouth, and we shalt be to him a source of riches. Now therefore go, and we will be thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say. And they will say Obama will be king. And Obama spoke. And...
  • Texas Sect Leader: Doomsday Begins Next Thursday, June 12 (Not FLDS)

    06/07/2008 12:29:05 PM PDT · by sevenbak · 61 replies · 492+ views
    abc news ^ | June 6 | BRIAN ROSS and VIC WALTER
    Nuclear war will begin next Thursday, June 12, or sooner, according to the latest prediction of self-proclaimed prophet Yisrayl "Buffalo Bill" Hawkins, the founder of a religious sect in Abilene, Texas. "It could be turned loose before then," Hawkins told 20/20 for a report to be broadcast tonight. "You're going to see this very soon, really soon," he said.
  • INHABITANTS OF THE MOON

    05/09/2008 11:37:51 PM PDT · by P-Marlowe · 318 replies · 621+ views
    Young Women's Journal Vol 3 ^ | February 6, 1892 | D. B Huntington
    INHABITANTS OF THE MOON By D. B. Huntington. From the Young Woman's Journal Vol 3 published by the Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Associations of Zion in 1892 Astronomers and philosophers have, from time almost immemorial until very recently, asserted that the moon was uninhabited, that it had no atmosphere etc.. But recent discoveries, through the means of powerful telescopes, have given scientists a doubt or two upon the old theory.Nearly all the great discoveries of men in the last half-century have, in one way or another, either directly or indirectly, contributed to prove Joseph Smith to be a Prophet.As far...
  • Mourners pay respects, show love for President Hinckley

    01/31/2008 7:27:14 PM PST · by fallingwater · 2 replies · 110+ views
    Deseret Morning News ^ | Jan. 31, 2008 | Carrie A. Moore
    He was the people's prophet. It wasn't just the fact that he led The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for nearly 13 years, or traveled almost a million miles to conduct the church's business, or helped spread the faith and its message in ways few could have imagined a decade ago. As President Gordon B. Hinckley confessed to church members worldwide during a recent general conference, "I love you." And they loved him back in a personal way at his viewing on Thursday, coming by the thousands to the Conference Center downtown, in cars and buses; on bikes...
  • Gordon B. Hinckley, Beloved Prophet, has died

    01/27/2008 8:39:13 PM PST · by Jenny Hatch · 71+ views
    The Natural Family BLOG ^ | January 27th, 2008 | Jenny Hatch
    President Gordon B. Hinckley of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died this evening. He was 97. Hinckley's life spanned the 20th century, a time marked by LDS global outreach and technological advances. He saw his church evolve from a tiny sect in the Intermountain West to a respected religious movement with more than 13 million members worldwide.
  • The Savage Nation, Thursday, November 15, 2007!!

    11/15/2007 2:37:23 PM PST · by Tamar1973 · 124 replies · 189+ views
    The Savage Nation ^ | Michael Savage
    What else is there to do on Thursdays besides FReep and listen to TSN?! C'mon, eat, drink, breathe SAVAGE?
  • Prophet Ibrahim The father of the Prophets

    04/17/2007 1:10:00 PM PDT · by em2vn · 80 replies · 2,372+ views
    Islamicity ^ | 04-17-07 | staff
    He left his father after he lost hope to convert him to the right path, and directed his efforts towards the people of the town, but they rejected his call and threatened him. By Allah, he said, I shall plot a plan to destroy their idols. He knew that a big celebration was coming soon, where everybody would leave town for a big feast on the riverbank. After making sure that nobody was left in town, Ibrahim went towards the temple armed with an ax. Statues of all shapes and sizes were sitting there adorned with decorations. Plates of food...
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Friday, December 08, 2006

    12/08/2006 2:39:59 PM PST · by Tarkus2040 · 151 replies · 2,290+ views
    BE HERE, OR BE NOWHERE!
  • Spain Rethinks Burning Effigies Of Muhammad

    10/04/2006 7:14:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 92 replies · 2,994+ views
    The Daily Telegraph... NY Sun ^ | October 3, 2006 | FIONA GOVAN
    Spanish villages are abandoning the centuries-old tradition of burning effigies of the Prophet Muhammad for fear of offending Muslims. The annual festivals...feature locals donning medieval costumes to re-enact battles between "Moors and Christians" during the Reconquista period. The fiestas celebrate events in 1492, when the Catholic kings of northern Spain defeated and expelled Islamic forces, ending more than 800 years of Moorish rule in the Iberian Peninsula. Traditionally the festivities have culminated with the burning of mannequins of the Mahoma, a figure based on the Prophet Muhammad, to represent the final defeat of Islam in the region.
  • Islam is Wrong.

    09/25/2006 10:38:31 PM PDT · by charlesja · 52 replies · 5,164+ views
    Me | 9/25/2006 | Charles J. Urlacher
    Islam is wrong. There. I said it. It's garbage. Anyone who believes in a guy who suddenly came onto the scene six centuries after the Incarnation saying everything that preceeded him was wrong suffers from intellectual myopia. Take a look at the last part of that sentece. 600 years. Muhammad comes along and claims that the Three Persons that make up the Holy Trinity are wrong. He mocks the idea that Christ our Lord was not only a man, but God Himself. He scurrilously claims that the Apostles who followed Our Lord either purposely or ingnorantly perverted the message of...
  • Adding Insult to Injury

    09/25/2006 2:34:57 PM PDT · by grandpa jones · 3 replies · 288+ views
    Nuke Gingrich ^ | 09-26-06 | nuke gingrich
    The Pope has been under fire recently for his remarks which were taken as insults by a group of people who obviously don't recognize an insult when they hear one. Maybe it just loses something in the translation. As a compassionate conservative who believes that it is unfair that anyone should have to go through life without having at least a basic understanding of the fine art of insults, I've collected a few of my favorite "Yo Momma" insults to share. It is my fervent hope that sharing these insults will promote better cultural understanding. -Yo mama's so poor she...
  • SAVAGE NATION!! Friday, July 21, 2006

    07/21/2006 3:03:56 PM PDT · by whatisthetruth · 121 replies · 1,584+ views
    Hellooooooooooooooooooooo Infidels! Radio PC-free SAVAGE is on the air!!!!!!!!!!
  • FREAK NUTCASE TO RUN FOR STATE SENATE IN FLORIDA

    06/23/2005 6:09:37 AM PDT · by steve-b · 87 replies · 2,096+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | 6/23/05 | Neal Boortz
    Randall Terry has decided that he is going to run for a state Senate seat in Florida. You remember Randall Terry, don't you? He was the principal spokesman for the Schindler family during the Terri Schiavo debacle a few months ago. He is perhaps better known as a rabid opponent of a woman's right to chose. The man wants to execute doctors who perform abortions. That's right ... execute. Do you want an idea of what Randall Terry would be like with a little government power? Well .. how about this quote in a speech to the U.S. Taxpayers Alliance...
  • God warns of coastal storms, possible tsunami, Robertson says

    05/17/2006 4:05:08 PM PDT · by WestVirginiaRebel · 263 replies · 4,566+ views
    PilotOnline.com ^ | 05-17-06 | WestVirginiaRebel
    VIRGINIA BEACH-Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson is warning that, according to God, storms and possibly a tidal wave will pound America's coastline this year.
  • Huge Funeral for Pakistani Who Died in Jail in Prophet Drawing Case

    05/13/2006 9:54:22 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 16 replies · 972+ views
    AP via Fox News ^ | 13 May 06 | AP
    More than 50,000 people attended the funeral Saturday of a Pakistani student who died while under arrest in Germany for allegedly planning to attack a newspaper that published caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. About three dozen people were injured in a stampede when crowds tried to enter the family's home in the Pakistani village of Saroki to see Amer Cheema's face, police and witnesses said. Mourners chanted "God is great!" and "We are slaves of Prophet Muhammad!" Some congratulated Cheema's father, kissing his hand and calling his son a martyr. German police say Cheema, 28, hanged himself in his Berlin...
  • Muslims Outraged By New Cartoon Of Prophet In Hell (Italy)

    04/16/2006 6:51:09 PM PDT · by blam · 86 replies · 3,100+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4-17-2006 | Malcom Moore
    Muslims outraged by new cartoon of Prophet in Hell By Malcolm Moore in Rome (Filed: 17/04/2006) An Italian magazine has infuriated Muslims by publishing a cartoon showing the Prophet Mohammed cut in half and burning in Hell. The drawing appears in Studi Cattolici, a monthly magazine with links to the ultra-conservative Roman Catholic group, Opus Dei. It shows the poets Virgil and Dante on the edge of a circle of flame looking down on Mohammed. "Isn't that man there, split in two from head to navel, Mohammed?" Dante asks Virgil. "Yes and he is cut in two because he has...
  • What the Silent Majority really think about Islam and its followers

    04/15/2006 3:30:41 PM PDT · by Planet of the Apes · 3 replies · 365+ views
    Sadly, Britain has once again been let down by its politicians and media. Whilst other European leaders, newspapers and broadcasters remained united behind Denmark's stand for freedom of speech, Tony Blair decided to appease British Muslims and condemned publication of the cartoons. The BBC were even more gutless and went one step further, offering a complete apology to the Muslim comunity just for showing a foriegn newspaper containing the cartoons. This is the same organisation that had no hesitation offending Christians in 2005 by broadcasting 'Jerry Springer, the Opera' despite receiving over 45,000 complaints. Maybe Christains would have more luck...
  • Open house to provide understanding of Islam, the Prophet

    02/25/2006 6:42:41 PM PST · by High Cotton · 31 replies · 634+ views
    The Lufkin Daily News ^ | 2/25/2006 | Hina Alam
    Though the embers of the cartoon controversy surrounding Prophet Mohammed still glow, they are not as fiery as they were a week or two ago. "It's sad that the violence besetting the controversy has claimed lives," the Islamic Circle of East Texas said in a statement. To help people here better understand Islam and the Prophet, the ICET is holding an open house, "Life and Message of Prophet Mohammed," on Saturday, March 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Best Western Inn & Suites in Crown Colony. "Disputes between heads of nations and high-risk political games have been played between...
  • "Understanding Brings Peace" (LDS Spoken Word)

    02/21/2006 11:25:11 PM PST · by restornu · 20 replies · 375+ views
    Music and the Spoken Word ^ | February 19, 2006
    People who travel to foreign lands usually go hoping to see exotic scenery and famous places. They thrill at the wonderful new sights, sounds, and smells. But if they are perceptive and sensitive, they also grow to understand other peoples in other cultures. They realize, as the poet Maya Angelou said, that "all people cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die. . . . If we try to understand each other, we may even become friends." Not everyone can be a world traveler, but we can all learn to appreciate others. We can avail ourselves of books, documentaries, and music that...
  • Tens of thousands gather in Istanbul to protest prophet cartoons

    02/19/2006 6:48:51 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 11 replies · 382+ views
    web.israelinsider.com ^ | February 19, 2006
    Tens of thousands gather in Istanbul to protest prophet cartoons By: Associated Press Published: February 19, 2006 Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Istanbul Sunday to protest cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, chanting slogans against Denmark, Israel and the United States. The protest was organized by the Islamic Felicity Party, whose leaders shouted over loudspeakers that the massive crowd symbolized the anger of the world's 1.5 billion Muslims and urged them to "resist oppression." Turkey is a 99 percent Muslim nation and protests of various sizes against the cartoons have been a nearly daily occurrence in the past week....
  • Churches sacked, at least 15 dead, in Nigeria Prophet drawings protests

    02/18/2006 2:39:20 PM PST · by Dark Skies · 79 replies · 1,139+ views
    CBC.com ^ | 2/18/2006 | Staff
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigerian Muslims protesting against caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad attacked Christians and burned churches Saturday in violence that left at least 15 people dead, police and residents said. Troops and police reinforcements were deployed to restore order in the northeastern city Maiduguri, where 15 Christian churches were burned, said Nigerian police spokesman Haz Iwendi. Chima Ezeoke, a Maiduguri resident, said the protesters attacked and looted shops in the city owned by minority Christians, most of them with origins in the country's south. "Most of the dead were Christians beaten to death on the streets by the...
  • Cartoon Riots Test Free Press

    02/12/2006 5:48:05 PM PST · by Disambiguator · 32 replies · 2,972+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | February 12, 2006 | Denis Hamill
    It doesn't take Valentine's Day for me to acknowledge my lifelong love affair with the First Amendment. But these days as I read the free press and watch the TV news, I'm enraged by these violent, self-righteous, Islamo-fascists who are threatening to destroy and kill anyone who dares express beliefs in a fashion of which they do not approve. It disappoints me that anyone, never mind people of my guild, would kowtow to these fanatics. "I don't understand why anyone would even publish these cartoons," said Evan Thomas of Newsweek on the "Imus Show" last week, in a moment of...
  • Sorry, My Islamabad!

    02/10/2006 9:18:38 AM PST · by Digital Disaster · 9 replies · 880+ views
    The Peace Moonbeam Chronicles ^ | 2-10-06 | Peace Moonbeam
    February 10, 2006 Islamabad, Pakistan With the understandable outrage over the blasphemous cartoons tearing apart the Middle East, I felt I had to lend my support to my Islamic brothers and sisters. I chose my friend Scooter to accompany me on a trip to Islamabad, Pakistan, where we were to join the locals in protesting western infidels who make a mockery of the religion of peace. Since Scooter has an art degree, I put him in charge of creating our signs while I contacted a friend with connections to the protest leaders. I also tried to get hold of Peace...
  • Boycott the honorific! ("The Prophet" Mohammed)

    02/10/2006 9:01:23 AM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 11 replies · 834+ views
    > Protests have continued throughout the Muslim world over the publication of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. (And thousands of other iterations.)
  • Muhammad Cartoons: To Publish or Not to Publish?

    02/07/2006 1:02:02 PM PST · by poisonivy27 · 14 replies · 719+ views
    Muslims continued to react violently to cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad today, prompting Denmark’s prime minister to call the situation a “global crisis” that is resulting in more deaths and destruction with each passing day. The decision of Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten to publish the cartoon last September—and media in Europe and American to follow suit—has ignited a firestorm of violence from Syria to Lebanon and Afghanistan to Indonesia. The debate is even raging in America. Former Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan blamed the European press for inciting a religious war, while syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin has repeatedly asked U.S. newspapers...
  • What would Prophet Mohammed have done?

    02/05/2006 9:21:05 AM PST · by Nachum · 58 replies · 1,978+ views
    globeandmail.com ^ | February 3, 2006 | TAREK FATAH
    Keep to forgiveness (O Mohammed), and enjoin kindness, and turn away from the ignorant. The Koran, Chapter 7, Verse 199 During his lifetime, Prophet Mohammed endured insults and ridicule on a daily basis. His opponents mocked his message and used physical violence to stop him from challenging the status quo. At no stage during this ordeal did the Prophet lose his temper or react to these provocations. Tradition has it that he would, instead, offer a prayer of forgiveness to those who showed contempt for him. Today, however, many followers of Prophet Muhammad are acting the exact opposite. Reacting to...
  • DFU SONG: They Call the Wind Mariah (we'll torch you for Moe Hammid)

    02/04/2006 6:00:43 PM PST · by doug from upland · 9 replies · 583+ views
    DFU SONGS | 2-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - (They) CALL THE WIND MARIAH Get ready for what is in store from our peaceful religion Cartoonists, we are watching you...we'll respond as is tradition If you're Norwegian or a Dane, your actions drive us wild Compared to riots in L.A., you'll find out they were mild Moe Hammid...Moe Hammid...we'll torch you for Moe Hammid Your embassies are firewood...if that is what we're choosing In Europe the great war is on...Europeans will be losing You do not get a second chance...you're subject to beheading If you should draw the prophet, then that is what you'll be getting...
  • Anger over cartoons spreads in Europe

    02/04/2006 1:45:49 PM PST · by lizol · 88 replies · 2,018+ views
    GulfNews ^ | 02/05/2006
    Anger over cartoons spreads in Europe AP Gaza City: Rage against caricatures of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) poured out across the Muslim world on Saturday, with aggrieved believers calling for the execution of those involved, storming European buildings, and setting European flags afire. The cartoons, first printed in Denmark, and then published elsewhere in Europe, have touched a raw nerve, in part because Islamic law is interpreted to forbid any depictions of the Prophet. Muslims in Europe have reacted less passionately than their counterparts in the Mideast and Southeast Asia, but on Saturday, anger in Europe swelled, too, with demonstrators clashing...
  • Protests prove cartoonist was right

    02/03/2006 8:37:43 AM PST · by the anti-liberal · 55 replies · 2,687+ views
    www.michellemalkin.com ^ | February 03, 2006 11:02 AM | Michelle Malkin
    From Michelle Malkin this morning:Lost Budgie points to an interesting admission in today's Globe and Mail:“The protests in the Middle East have proven that the cartoonist was right,” said Tarek Fatah, a director of the Muslim Canadian Congress. “It's falling straight into that trap of being depicted as a violent people and proving the point that, yes, we are.”
  • Robertson Links Sharon Stroke, God's Wrath

    01/05/2006 4:18:52 PM PST · by laney · 162 replies · 2,668+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Jan 5th, 2005
    NORFOLK, Va. - Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson suggested Thursday that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's stroke was divine punishment for "dividing God's land." "God considers this land to be his," Robertson said on his TV program "The 700 Club." "You read the Bible and he says `This is my land,' and for any prime minister of Israel who decides he is going to carve it up and give it away, God says, `No, this is mine.'" Sharon, who ordered Israel's withdrawal from Gaza last year, suffered a severe stroke on Wednesday. In Robertson's broadcast from his Christian Broadcasting Network in...