by: Benjamin L. Corey Dan Haseltine, lead singer of Jars of Clay, is learning the hard way that questions are frowned upon in these parts. After a show in Australia he was invited to sit on a panel discussion where some of the co-panelists were lobbyists fighting against the legalization of same sex marriage. After … More Shot For Asking A Question: What We Can Learn From The Jars of Clay Fallout
Age of intolerance: the war on religion November 2, 2013 In Somalia, al-Shabab, which slaughtered scores of people at a Kenyan shopping mall in September, has reportedly vowed to kill every Somali Christian. Adjust font size Read Later By Barney Zwartz As Christian villager Asia Bibi languished in a Pakistani jail awaiting death by hanging … More Persecution? Are you being killed or raped for your faith?
Apart from being involved at the beginning of science, systems of government, philosophy, art, schools, hospitals, the emancipation of women, the abolition of slavery, social welfare, helping form the basis of the moral code most people live by and introducing popular notions of justice, mercy, decency and compassion … what has Christianity ever really done … More Really what has Christianity done for the world?
Determining the authorship of Mark poses some problems, as the text itself is anonymous. However the support for Mark as author from the early Church Fathers is almost universal. Eusebius records Papias’ assertion that Mark, a disciple of Peter’s and his interpreter, wrote down accurately what Peter had said regarding the Lord. This Mark has … More Mark: Provenance, Authorship and Literary Style. Pt II