Naivete Enthroned: A CNN Editor Discovers Islamism Is Impossible Because Islam is Good – By Barry Rubin

From Gloria-Centre.Org Naivete Enthroned: A CNN Editor Discovers Islamism Is Impossible Because Islam Is Good By Barry Rubin * June 29, 2009 You are welcome to post or forward to others but please include a link to this site. Anyone not linking to this site will be considered to have acted improperly, except with written permission. Analysis of Middle East events, it often seems, is the worst-managed of all intellectual chores Continue Reading

Strategic Trends Update: The Treacherous Trio of Ezekiel 38 Part 2: Iran

From Koinonia House The Treacherous Trio Of Ezekiel 38 Part 2: Iran Strategic Trends Update: The Treacherous Trio of Ezekiel 38 Part 2: Iran by Mary Miller, Koinonia Institute As discussed in Part 1 of this series, the treacherous trio of Ezekiel 38 is defined as Turkey, Iran and Russia. Historically, each of these countries enjoyed grand imperial pasts. All are ambitious. All are making a move to achieve a measure of Continue Reading

Obama shifts tone toward Islamic parties

From Washington Times President Obama hinted Thursday that the United States would for the first time accept the results of Middle East elections won by Islamist parties. In contrast to the Bush administration, which boycotted groups such as Hamas and Hezbollah even after they performed well in elections, Mr. Obama said, "America respects the right of all peaceful and law-abiding voices to be heard around the world, even if we disagree with Continue Reading

Christian couple found guilty of sedition for for distributing evangelical publications that cast Islam in a negative light

From Google A Christian Singaporean couple were found guilty of sedition on Thursday for distributing evangelical publications that cast Islam in a negative light, court officials said. Ong Kian Cheong and his wife Dorothy Chan had been charged with distributing a seditious publication to two Muslims in October and March 2007 and sending a second such booklet to another Muslim in December that same year, a district court official told Continue Reading

The Roots of War, Part 1: The Islamic Conquests

From Koinonia House Middle East > The Islamic Conquests The Roots of War, Part 1: The Islamic Conquests This article has been excerpted from our current video and briefing pack, Roots of War – Profiling the Middle East. by Chuck Missler As diligent Bible students, most of us are familiar with the emergence of the empires that were profiled, in advance, in Daniel 2 and Daniel 7: the Babylonian, Persian, Greek, and Roman Continue Reading

Senate approves bill to mark ‘Islam Day’

From Online WSJ Hawaii's state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Wednesday to celebrate "Islam Day" — over the objections of a few lawmakers who said they didn't want to honor a religion connected to Sept. 11, 2001. The Senate's two Republicans argued that a minority of Islamic extremists have killed many innocents in terrorist attacks. "I recall radical Islamists around the world cheering the horrors of 9/11. That is the day all Continue Reading

Islam’s bloodless revolution in the high school classroom

From Townhall 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 Continue Reading

Christianity and Islam worship the same God, Muhammad & Jesus reveal same truths? Liberal scholars misrepresent their faiths

From BBC UK When 138 senior Muslim scholars and clergy tried to establish the common ground between Islam and Christianity last year, they said the very peace of the world hung on the outcome. On Tuesday, a high-ranking delegation is beginning a rare visit to Rome in an effort to persuade the Pope to endorse what they say are the shared origins and values of the world's two biggest religions. Their letter, A Common Word, cited passages Continue Reading

Malaysians Warned Not to Question Islam

From Christian Post An influential council of Malaysia's state rulers has warned people not to question the supremacy of Islam or the special privileges enjoyed by the country's ethnic Malay majority. Racial and religious tensions have increased in the past year as minorities have become more vocal in their complaints about an affirmative action program that they say unfairly favors Malays. They also complain that their religious rights are Continue Reading

Will Muslims Inherit The Earth?

Muslim populations are growing in Europe, Russia, and elsewhere. High birth rates among Muslims, increased immigration, and new converts to Islam are all factors that some experts believe could eventually radically transform the Western World. According to new research church attendance has been falling all across Western Europe. In Great Britain, for example, only 6.3 percent of the population attends Christian services on a weekly basis. The Continue Reading