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An Open Letter to Western Leaders

For publication in the Adelaide Advertiser. Thanks heaps. Anthony Doanghey Dear Editor, I’ve noticed there have been a lot of articles of late concerning the West’s condemnation of Israeli policy, especially policies that supposedly interfere with the current Peace Talks. And as President Obama and his administration has recently been most verbal of this kind… Continue Reading

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Israel – Whose Land Is It?

The Land of Israel : Palestine and Syria The name “Palestine” flies around a great deal nowadays in the press and political discussion. Syria too is much in the news. Yet neither Palestine nor Syria is an indigenous name for the country either is nowadays supposed to represent. These were originally names given by outsiders,… Continue Reading

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Emergent Brian McLaren Merges with Ramadan

Brian McLaren: Ramadan 2009: Part 1 What’s going on? Ramadan is the Muslim holy month of fasting for spiritual renewal and purification. It commemorates the month during which Muslims believe Mohammed received the Quran through divine revelation, and it calls Muslims to self-control, sacrificial generosity and solidarity with the poor, diligent reading of the Quran,… Continue Reading