Why The Left Protects Islam

Richard Dawkins is no friend to conservatives. The atheist author has spent much of his life deriding Judaism and Christianity. He once stated, “An atheist is just somebody who feels about Yahweh the way any decent Christian feels about Thor or Baal or the golden calf.” Dawkins says that even moderate religious people “make the world safe for extremists.” He’s far to the left on politics: He’s pro-abortion rights, and a supporter of the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats in Britain.

But he’s also smart enough to recognize that radical Islam is a greater threat to human life than Christianity or Judaism. He explains: “I have criticised the appalling misogyny and homophobia of Islam, I have criticised the murdering of apostates for no crime other than their disbelief. … Muslims themselves are the prime victims of the oppressive cruelties of Islamism.”

Such language makes him a pariah among leftists.

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Christian Archaeologists Hope To Prove The Bible’s Reliability By Going Back To Where It All Began

For generations, people have turned to God as a way of finding meaning and guidance in life. For generations, people have also turned away from religion because of a lack of evidence.

“But, how do you know if there’s no proof?” Skeptics will ask evangelicals. “Because of my faith,” believers may respond.

A group of Christian archaeologists is attempting to bring a belief they already have in the Bible and combine it with the physical evidence so many people seek. So, where do you start a quest for proof of the Bible’s existence? Where it all began, of course.

In Shiloh, Israel, a research team led by Scott Stripling has taken on what could be a more than 20-year quest to locate a key relic of Christianity.

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Ultra-Rich Gay Activist On Targeting Christians: It’s Time To ‘Punish The Wicked’

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, tech millionaire turned LGBTQ activist Tim Gill said he’s aiming to punish Christians who don’t want to participate in same-sex weddings.

For more than two decades, the software programmer has poured an estimated $422 million into various gay rights causes. After the Supreme Court ruled gay marriage legal in all 50 states in 2015, Gill turned his attention and resources to targeting Christians.

The election of Donald Trump, who claims to support gay rights but stocked his administration with anti-LGBTQ extremists, has only emboldened those looking to erase the gains of the past decade. Gill refuses to go on the defense. ‘We’re going into the hardest states in the country,’ he says. ‘We’re going to punish the wicked.’

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A Hollywood Actor’s Blunt Message For Atheists

Why Jay Mohr is telling others directly, ‘I am Christian’ — and asking for respect, unity and understanding

Comedian and actor Jay Mohr is one of the rare actors who is open about his faith. Through his podcast, Mohr Stories, he has interviewed priests and told the story many times of his late-in-life conversion.

It’s something for which the 46-year-old artist has also taken some heat, as people on social media have mocked or even antagonized him for his faith beliefs. In a recent piece for Patheos, Mohr had a message for these atheists — as well as for his fellow Christians.

In an article entitled, “Comedian to Atheists: A Message from Jay Mohr,” the funnyman laid it all on the line, questioning atheists for so passionately attacking his faith.

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Why The Devil Loves Democracy

It may surprise many that C.S. Lewis, the beloved author of The Chronicles of Narnia, has some some interesting takes on topics like unselfishness and democracy. Although a Christian apologist, Lewis, like Ayn Rand, believes unselfishness is a vice, not a virtue, and he skewers democracy for its pandering to the average, for its leveling effect, and its disdain for excellence. He does this all in the context of his marvelously witty and trenchant work, The Screwtape Letters, a series of “found” letters of advice from a senior devil to his young nephew, a junior devil just learning the ropes.

Lewis and Tolkien both taught English literature at Oxford. Lewis left the school in 1954 after 25 years to take the chair in Mediaevel and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge, where he remained until his death in 1963.

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‘God Is Throwing A Party, So Why Would You Not Want To Come?’

Author says biblical feasts should not just be studied, but practiced

Throughout history, people have experienced life not as a straight line, but as a series of patterns. The progression of the seasons, the cycle of planting and harvesting and the movement of the heavenly bodies regulated the days and years of traditional societies.

Important days every year were marked by feasts and special celebrations, uniting communities as they commemorated important events in the sky and on Earth.

And as Genesis 1:14 states, the heavenly bodies are “for signs” as well as “for seasons,” and these patterns were established by God Himself.

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Trump Defends The West

While critics display their embarrassing ignorance of history.

President Trump’s ringing defense of Western civilization during his speech in Poland was a welcome answer to the phony cultural relativism, fashionable self-loathing, and smug hypocrisy of leftist Westerners who bash the West but wouldn’t live anywhere else.  So it’s no surprise that the progressive establishment bashed the speech as “racial and religious paranoia,” as one screed in the Atlantic was titled.

That headline, and the essays’ claim that “the West is a racial and religious term” and a dog-whistle for alt-right racists, bespeak a profound ignorance about what defines the West. The core ideas of the West began in the city states of ancient Greece, then for centuries were further elaborated by the Romans before Christianity existed. Most important of these ideas was the notion of citizenship, the belief that the laws and customs comprising the political order were a collective possession of free and equal citizens, not of a king or elite defined by birth and lording over subjects. Power no longer belonged to men, to be used to further their personal status or wealth or ambitions. Power became abstract, embodied in the laws, offices, and electoral procedures used by citizens to make the decisions about who should use power, and for what power should be used.

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