The Problem with “Academic” study of the Bible

The problem with the “academic” study of Scripture is that Scripture is the Word of God and thus not part of the natural and/or man made world, which makes it something quite outside the range of things that “academic” thought is competent to address.  It is not chemistry or literature or marine biology. Usually, when… Read More The Problem with “Academic” study of the Bible

WikiLeaks: Israel vowed to limit Gaza economy

Blockade to keep Gaza ‘functioning at lowest level possible’ without humanitarian crisis, cables say‬‬. Israel told US officials in 2008 it would keep Gaza’s economy “on the brink of collapse” while avoiding a humanitarian crisis, according to US diplomatic cables published by a Norwegian daily on Wednesday. Three cables cited by the Aftenposten newspaper, which… Read More WikiLeaks: Israel vowed to limit Gaza economy

Pat Robertson: God will not allow a Nuclear Holocaust

Christian broadcaster says God tells Him the U.S. is bankrupt but there won’t Be a global nuclear holocaust. Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson says God told him that the U.S. is bankrupt and heading into economic turmoil, but there won’t be a global nuclear holocaust. On Monday’s broadcast of CBN News’ “The 700 Club,” Robertson said… Read More Pat Robertson: God will not allow a Nuclear Holocaust

Latin America embracing ‘Palestine’

The Palestinian foreign ministry has announced that in the coming months, Chile and Paraguay will join the growing number of countries in Latin America recognizing a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders. Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Ecuador and Venezuela have all announced support for a Palestinian state in rapid succession in the last month. The… Read More Latin America embracing ‘Palestine’