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 of criticism, I believe there is a real danger of ...

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, sailors and merchants coming from the west, to loosely defined ...

The Prayer of Peace According To Islam

With thanks and acknowledgement to David Shayesteh and Moriel Ministries for the following article highlighting the truth according to the Quran (Koran) of which I have an edition, for research and reference, in my study library. On September 25, 2009, Muslims gathered in front of the Capitol Building in Washington DC to pray for peace. This is what they said in their website prior to ...

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, and intensified prayer. This year, I, along with a few ...