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Equal Opportunity DivestmentSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Trying to make sense of these church conventions, Daystar tries to buy KOCE once again, and more articles from online sources around the world.
1. Presbyterians un-divesting. The Presbyterian Church (USA) has been accused of being anti-Semitic for singling out Israel in statements and positions regarding human rights.
Stanford Accused of Discriminating Against Christian Coach ProspectSubscriber Access Only
No news is bad news at the Church of the Nativity, and other stories from online sources around the world
Two Palestinians—one shot in the stomach, and another suffering from epilepsy—were evacuated by Israel Defense Forces yesterday, placed under arrest, and sent to the prison ward
"Weblog: We Support Suicide Bombing, Says Greek Orthodox 'Spokesman'"Subscriber Access Only
"Christian conservatives turn on John Ashcroft, and other stories from online sources around the world"
"Weblog: We Support Suicide Bombing, Says Greek Orthodox 'Spokesman'". "Christian conservatives turn on John Ashcroft, and other stories from online sources around the world".
Wooing the FaithfulSubscriber Access Only
President Bush needs evangelicals more than ever, but it's unclear how badly they want him for another four years.
put a higher priority than the general population on keeping America's military strong, fighting global terrorism, controlling weapons of mass destruction, supporting Israel, and promoting
Preaching the Holy WarSubscriber Access Only
What did Protestant ministers say about the raging national battle?
one minister, “the Southern Confederacy will be the Lord's peculiar people.” In the words of another, “the pillar of cloud by day and fire by night was not more plain to the children of Israel
CONVERSATIONS: Bringing the Jews to JesusSubscriber Access Only
Tuvya Zaretsky argues that only Y'shua has the credentials to bring peace to the Middle East.
HOW MANY JEWISH CHRISTIANS ARE IN ISRAEL AT THIS TIME? I think the safe figure is at least 2,000. But I'm comfortable saying that it is quite a bit more than that.
Where We Are and How We Got HereSubscriber Access Only
50 years ago, evangelicals were a sideshow of American culture. Since then, it's been a long, strange trip. Here's a look at the influences that shaped the movement.
Apart from nearly universal support for the nation's stand against Communism, a burst of interest in the new state of Israel (driven more by apocalyptic speculation than on-site analysis
Jesus vs. the WatchmakerSubscriber Access Only
Which ideas energized the American Revolution: those of evangelical Christianity or enlightened deism?
The new vision corresponded with New England Puritans' vision of themselves as God's “New Israel.” Puritans and their various denominational descendants—Congregationalists
Take the Weblog ChallengeSubscriber Access Only
Our bet: You'll never make it through this ridiculously long compilation of religion news. But at least we've organized it into categories.
Shortage of water drains life from biblical river | Israel and Jordan have come together to try to save a waterway now diminished and polluted (The Times, London);
Palestine's Troubling DemocracySubscriber Access Only
Local Christians fret over Hamas's victory.
Christians with the West.". The pastor told CT that Christians don't see Hamas having a "logical and strategic plan to deal with Israel. It seems that Hamas
The God of WarSubscriber Access Only
God seems to sanction raw violence in the Old Testament. Does his character change in the New Testament?
Likewise, only because God fought for Israel is Joshua's victory over the Canaanites possible, and the text makes it clear that the Canaanites must die—not to make room for the
Fallow TimeSubscriber Access Only
The Sabbath can protect us from the temptations of wealth
16:29-30). Just a few weeks later, the people trembled and the mountain quaked as Yahweh uttered ten words that initiated his covenant with Israel.
Wallis Calls Bush Plan 'Criminal'Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Dallas Morning News shuts its religion section, House vote on stem cells won't beat veto, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Plus: Dallas Morning News shuts its religion section, House vote on stem cells won't beat veto, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Adventists Multiply in AsiaSubscriber Access Only
At General Conference, denomination reports 10 percent growth in 1999
Of the group's 12 global divisions, only the Trans-European Division, which covers Western Europe and much of the Middle East including Egypt, Israel and the Gulf States, reported a
Megiddo and Other Make-Believe DisastersSubscriber Access Only
September 11 has spoiled America's appetite for on-screen destruction
The Film Forum finds other models of films that draw meaning from tragedy: "Raid on Antebbe was a 1977 account of a hijacked Air France flight to Tel Aviv over which Israel would not
Roadblocks and Voting BlocsSubscriber Access Only
Today's evangelicals are committed to peace—not just security—for Israel
Roadblocks and Voting Blocs. Today's evangelicals are committed to peace—not just security—for Israel. Christianity Today editorial| August 1, 2003.
In the Beginning Was the Holocaust?Subscriber Access Only
Blasphemy, rage, memory, and meaning of the Shoah
Note that the fledgling State of Israel, which had to fight to win its existence, intended to commemorate not only the victims in the concentration camps but also those Jews who had died
When God Declares WarSubscriber Access Only
The violence of God can only be understood in the shadow of the Cross.
conflict and plot development of the saving activity of the warrior God can be understood as an unfolding drama in the biblical narrative: God the divine warrior delivers Israel from her
Mere MissionSubscriber Access Only
N.T. Wright talks about how to present the gospel in a postmodern world.
The New Testament routinely puts it the other way around. We don't actually know who God is. We have some idea, the God of Israel, or of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the Creator God.
Spurgeon on JabezSubscriber Access Only
What history's most prolific preacher said, in 1871, about the Prayer of Jabez.
year 1871, standing before his congregation at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London, Spurgeon took as his text 1 Chronicles 4:10: "Now Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, 'Oh
Top Story April 20, 2019
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
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