Iraq’s Imperiled Christians

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A Guest Post by Lela Gilbert: A rather startling headline appeared recently in Lebanon’s Daily Star:  Iraqi Christians fear fate of departed Jews. The story, by Salam Faraj, went on to report: After 10 years of attacks on Iraqi Christians, Monsignor Pios Cacha wonders if the ancient community’s days are numbered. ‘Maybe we will follow [Read More...]

Christian “Sunday People” Being Cleansed from Egypt – Lela Gilbert

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Like most Christians, I have a keen interest in the affairs of Israel.  Like most human beings, I have a keen interest in the affairs of the Middle East and nations in the surrounding region, such as Libya and Egypt.  So I’m profoundly grateful for the work of faithful scholars like Lela Gilbert and others [Read More...]

Muslims as “Children for Whom Christ Died” – Interview with Nik Ripken, Part 2

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Recently I posted Part One of an interview with Nik Ripken, author of a provocative book called The Insanity of God. Nik — a remarkable character who follows his faith all over the world, into some of the most dangerous places to profess Christian faith — was interviewed by my friend Erik Campano, who poses [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/20/12 – Gold, Frankincense and M-16′s; Religion of Certainosity; Gun Control Ignorance

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/20/12: Bill Blankschaen, Patheos/Bill In the Blanks: “Maybe Jesus was born away in a manger, just not like the one made in China on the shelf at Wal-Mart. But in the “tower of the flock”, Migdal Eder, surrounded by holy shepherds, set apart to certify the birth of the ultimate Passover Lamb.” Thomas [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/13/12 – Leave Your Snakes Home; Jedi Knights and Faith; Positive Negative Thinking

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/13/12: Arlene Sanchez-Walsh, Patheos/Re-Generacion: “When I started teaching a class on global Pentecostalism this fall, I think the word was out that I was Pentecostal, and one of my students was stunned that I did not show up the first day of class in a long skirt, long hair, and no make-up–to which [Read More...]


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