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This is why every extremist group who fights for a deviant goal adds the word Islam to their name to seek legitimacy and to use it as a trap to drag the whole world into their agenda of denigrating Islam and Muslims by default.
by Bashir Goth - 27/07/2016 - 15 comments
The ABS's 'no religion' category on the Census is parallel to labelling a fruit cake as a no-cake for public display and use.
by Spencer Gear - 19/07/2016 - 118 comments
Tolerance is in the expanding list of pieties, but dissent is never mentioned. We no longer have debates. Instead, we are exhorted to engage in 'conversation'.
by Laurence Maher - 4/07/2016 - 24 comments
It is notable that natural science could not and did not arise from pantheistic cultures.
by Peter Sellick - 15/06/2016 - 68 comments
Just as the broader community is beginning to question stereotypes and think differently about ethnicity, culture, faith, race, nationality, skin colour, age, sexuality and gender, spiritual carers are also challenged by new paradigms.
by Kay Stroud - 3/06/2016 - 29 comments
This is not a God to be messed with; neither is He an answer to spiritual fulfilment, on our own terms of course. Rather, He describes himself as jealous.
by Peter Sellick - 27/05/2016 - 12 comments
The First Lady's speech helped recreate 'an imaginative geography of West versus East, us versus Muslims-cultures in which first ladies give speeches versus others in which women shuffle around silently in burqas'.
by Alice Aslan - 19/05/2016 - 33 comments
The idea that any religious institution should only disseminate its beliefs with caveats and qualifications strikes at the heart of freedom of religion, expression, and association.
by Chris Ashton - 18/05/2016 - 20 comments
Thus religious ideas are sacrosanct, no matter how silly or debilitating they are. Criticism of such belief is forbidden because that would entail non-acceptance of the believer.
by Peter Sellick - 9/05/2016 - 15 comments
Materialists have no sufficient explanation (cause) for the diversity of life. There is a mind-boggling plethora of miracles here, not just one. Every basic type of life form is a miracle.
by Don Batten - 2/05/2016 - 530 comments
The function of this metaphor was to point to the presence of Christ in the body of the Church available to believers in the preaching of the Word and participation in the sacraments.
by Peter Sellick - 20/04/2016 - 11 comments
For Jews, there can be only the resurrection of the body. Since they had no idea that the soul could exist as a form of life apart from the body.
by Peter Sellick - 7/04/2016 - 34 comments


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