Martin Luther (Not MLK) on polygyny: “I confess that I cannot forbid a person to marry several wives, for it does not contradict the Scripture. If a man wishes to marry more than one wife he should be asked whether… Read More ›
John 5:2 and the Date of the Fourth Gospel: A Response to a Christian Apologist Originally Posted on the “Quran and Bible Blog“ بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “This is the disciple who testifies to these things and who wrote them… Read More ›
Last week at Speakers’ Corner
Four years ago (15 Feb. 2015) on a beach in Libya, twenty-one Coptic Christians were slain for their faith by affiliates of Daesh.
The list of their names is as as follows: Milad Makeen Zaky Abanub Ayad Atiya Maged Solaiman Shehata Yusuf Shukry Yunan Kirollos Shokry Fawzy Bishoy Astafanus Kamel Somaily Astafanus Kamel Malak Ibrahim Sinweet Tawadros Yusuf Tawadros Girgis Milad Sinweet Mina Fayez… Read More ›
Some brief comments on ‘Jesus and the Word: a metaphysical reflection on the Gospel of John’ by Chris de Ray
New Testament scholar Maurice Casey once claimed that “The Gospel attributed to St. John is the only New Testament document in which the deity and incarnation of Jesus are unequivocally proclaimed.” This statement is somewhat misleading. If the proclamation of… Read More ›
Today’s Guardian: Research finds killing of native people indirectly contributed to a colder period by causing deaths of around 56 million by 1600 ‘Large-scale depopulation’ resulted in vast tracts of agricultural land being left untended, researchers say. European colonization of… Read More ›