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Red Mosque Complex Battered After Battle

posted by jmcgee

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Chunks of concrete are missing from the mosque’s minarets. The walls of a religious school painted with Islamic verses are peppered with bullet holes. Black flies swarm over a makeshift bunker, blasted apart under a stairwell. A […]

Old Testament Features All-Star Black Hollywood Cast

posted by jmcgee

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Hollywood, meet the Bible. Zondervan, the Christian publishing giant, is launching the prequel to its critically acclaimed spoken-word Bible, “Inspired By … The Bible Experience” — an Old Testament version that will include a Hollywood cast […]

Protesters Disrupt First U.S. Senate Prayer By A Hindu

posted by jmcgee

WASHINGTON – A Hindu clergyman made history Thursday by offering the U.S. Senate’s morning prayer, but only after police officers removed three shouting protesters from the visitors’ gallery. Rajan Zed, director of interfaith relations at a Hindu temple, gave the […]

Nepalese Goddess Loses Title After U.S. Tour

posted by jmcgee

A 10-year-old Nepalese girl lost her title as a Hindu living goddess because she left the country to promote a film. Sajani Shakya was the first living goddess — or “kumari” — ever to leave the country. Her June visit […]

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posted 2:41:26am Oct. 07, 2013 | read full post »

How can Christians defend themselves against today's random violence?
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posted 2:53:48pm Sep. 27, 2013 | read full post »

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posted 11:26:20am Sep. 20, 2013 | read full post »


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