Topic: history

IS CREMATION ALLOWED?HistoryThe burial (inhumation) of the bodies has always been the most general and constant practice of the people. Egyptians and Persians buried their dead. The Egyptians even emb ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Political junkies will remember how former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels was being groomed to run for president in 2012 before he made his foolish statement that the next pres ... discuss

by Marita Noon: I suspect most readers of my column do not religiously read The Atlantic. I don’t either. But I have people — readers who alert me to news and information I might not see otherwis ... discuss

As the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continues to terrorize, murder and rape Christians and other religious minorities, the Muslim organizations ISNA (Islamic Society of North American) an ... discuss

Yes, cops have a hard job. So of course that justifies everything they do, including petulantly issuing nearly 200 dollar tickets to civilians who take their pictures. NYPD arrested, strip-searched an ... discuss

Richard Dawkins, atheist author, provocateur, scientist, you must by now be well aware of the furore over your comments yesterday. Comments that it was ‘immoral’ to bring a baby with Down& ... discuss

According to the Colorado Constitution, “No public funds shall be used by the State of Colorado, its agencies or political subdivisions to pay or otherwise reimburse, either directly or indirect ... discuss

Vegetable Literacy by Deborah MadisonMy review is at Meanwhile, Back in the Kitchen.============="When the Game Stands Tall" is Not About the GamePia de Solenni agrees with me that When the Game Stand ... discuss

--The Ebola outbreak of 2014 in West Africa has now killed 1,350 people--It has spread to Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone--What is Ebola?The Ebola virus is one of the most virulent microbes ... discuss

HOLY GHOST--the #1 most-funded, faith-based Kickstarter film in history--releases results of exclusive Advance Premiere designed to test new consumer-driven distribution model in which a film's succes ... discuss

Kevin Stormans faced an impossible choice: violate his conscience or do what he knew was right and lose his pharmacy business. When the Washington State Pharmacy Board required pharmacies in the stat ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco This month the Guttmacher Institute released a report stating that women’s “need” for publically funded “family planning services” rose by 22% from 2000 to 2012. Federal ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: When Rachel Carson’s book, “Silent Spring”, was published, filled with totally false claims about DDT, the Environmental Protection Agency looked it over an ... discuss

Most of us, myself included, will live our entire lives and never be invited to speak at a single Ku Klux Klan Rally.  And yet, Margaret Sanger, the foundress of Planned Parenthood, received at l ... discuss

One of the first questions I am typically asked after I share with someone that I am raising my child who was conceived when I was raped is, “Does she know yet?” — often accompanied by a loo ... discuss

It takes a special man to cram so much wrong into a mere 342 words.  Or an Old Grey Lady. The New York Times’ utterly ridiculous Editorial Board recently as one addressed Title II Internet regulato ... discuss

Photo slide show of famous protests, riots, marches: I didn’t notice the Chicago ’68 protests there. These are just screen shots of images from the 1968 Chicago protests. Click to enlarge: ... discuss

(-ONLY VIDEO-) Pope Francis reflected on the key moments of his apostolic visit to South Korea. During his general audience, the Pope defined the Church in the country as "young and dynamic.” He ... discuss

20 August, Old Testament Samuel was the final Old Testament judge. Besides Deborah and an anonymous man in Judges 6:7-10 first prophet mentioned after Moses, although we could consider some of the oth ... discuss

By Derek Miedema - published in the National Post on August 20, 2014.Derek MiedemaDr. Brett Belchetz seems to think that legalizing assisted suicide is a no-brainer (‘Zero progress on assisted dying ... discuss

It’s a reversal that makes no sense. After the Supreme Court unanimously decided in favor of free speech in June – a case brought by 77 year-old sidewalk counselor Eleanor McCullen – Massach ... discuss

 Pro-abortionist not looking for the truth, looking for a win By Dave Andrusko The first few times I was actually hesitant (well, sort of) to write about it. By “it” I mean pro-ab ... discuss

The National Catholic Register has a book review of  Good Catholics: The Battle Over Abortion in the Catholic Church. It's basically the history of Catholics for Choice.Excerpt:It was only when t ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Aug 20, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Franciscan friary in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, celebrated its platinum jubilee earlier this month on the feast of Our Lady of t ... discuss

Forgotten Past+Founding Documents eBooks+Federalist Papers+American Minute History+Essential: B.C. to Now Quotes+American Values  Magna C ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Orwell’s novel Winston Smith, the protagonist, finds himself living in an inhuman world he cannot recognize as normal or natural. Aware of life in London before the ... discuss

Houston, Texas, Aug 19, 2014 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church in the U.S. should not and cannot ignore the ever-increasing Latino population, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said Satu ... discuss

I am currently reading through a book called Who Killed Homer?: The Demise of Classical Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom by Victor Davis Hanson and John Heath. In the book they make the ... discuss

From Renew AmericaBy Stephen StoneIn his well-reasoned book in support of the movement to impeach and remove Barack Obama titled Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachmen ... discuss

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760-519-9056, charlesherchert@gmail.com OCEANSIDE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Those meeting Charles Herchert will see a proud patriot boasting t ... discuss

Driven by unprecedented consumer demand -- the #1 most funded faith-based film in Kickstarter history leapfrogs movie theaters and traditional retailers with futuristic direct-to-audience strategy   ... discuss

What the New York Times Wants - Intentionally or Not by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: It takes a special man to cram so much wrong into a mere 342 words. Or an Old Grey Lady.The New Yo ... discuss

Died 20 August AD 1153 ernard of Clairvaux, a leader in Christian Europe in the first half of the 11th century A.D., is honored in his native France and around the world. Born into a noble Burgundian ... discuss

John you are now, and always have been, made from the same mold as the other two “RACE BAITERS” Sharpton and Jessie Jackson! Everyone who was looking for the TRUTH watched as you did on FO ... discuss

Progressive historians have taught four generations of Americans to regard the American founders with suspicion--as would-be oligarchs seeking to protect their own class and economic standing. As we ... discuss

by Hans von Spakovsky: Attorney General Eric Holder suffered a huge loss last week in his war on election integrity. A federal judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction against North Carolina ... discuss

Most of us agree we should stand by our friends, and that we should keep our promises. However, the U.S. has a decidedly mixed record in doing this. I will look at that record, but the reason to reall ... discuss

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (www.forerunner.com) – I was in New Orleans for a week in July with Operation Save America (OSA). It was a fitting follow-up to the OSA Regional event held in Kissimmee, ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 plane flight back to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports international intervention ... discuss

By Michael Johns               “He was tortured, beaten to death, strangled and then set on fire,” Laura Wilkerson said earlie ... discuss

Marie tells her story: To anyone who is pregnant, young or older and not sure what to do, I urge you and beg you to read my true story. Maybe you’re not pregnant and just reading this. Feel free to ... discuss

The recent conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip has reignited debates about moral culpability, civilian casualties, and the actual history of the relationship between Israelis and Pales ... discuss

We like it – they don’t. They – our opponents and many of their media supporters – would rather talk about a “war on women.” That’s why, as sure as April showers, every federal election ... discuss

Robin Williams, the brilliantly talented comedian and actor, was found dead in his California home on August 11, the victim of an apparent suicide. News coverage of his death reviewed his eclectic car ... discuss

Donatello, St. Mark (1411-13)via Wikipedia... it also remains true that Italian sculptors, like those north of the Alps, were moving relentlessly in the same direction: the discovery and representatio ... discuss

Anthony Esolen’s book, 10 Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child, probably has the best cover of any book published in paperback. Despite the old proverb about judging books by their cove ... discuss

Driven by unprecedented consumer demand -- the #1 most funded faith-based film in Kickstarter history leapfrogs movie theaters and traditional retailers with futuristic direct-to-audience strategy   ... discuss

 Bitter divisions within pro-abortion movement no longer behind the scenes By Dave Andrusko Sunsara TaylorThanks to Penny Starr for writing about an interview Sunsara Taylor of “Stop ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 10:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Calls for peace and reconciliation dominated Pope Francis’ historic apostolic visit to South Korea, which concluded as the Pope boar ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Editor: Here in America and elsewhere around the world, Greens continue to war against any energy other than the “renewable” kind, wind and solar, that is more cost ... discuss

by Aaron Blake, Sean Sullivan and Chris Cillizza, The Fix, The Washington Post: The scene is set. With primary season nearing an end, we know who the nominees will be in almost all of the races that ... discuss

We now have two new saints enrolled in heaven, Pope St. John XXIII and Pope St. John Paul II. Pope Francis gave a beautiful sermon in the canonization Mass that sheds much light on the role of the Ch ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 06:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At the concluding Mass of his historical trip, Pope Francis urged the faithful to embrace Christ's message of forgiveness and reconciliati ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

 Like it or Not – Abortion is an Issue in the 2014 Elections By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Editor’s note. This appeared on page one of the August editio ... discuss

17 August AD 1637 Born 17 October 1582, Johann Gerhard, a Lutheran theologian in the tradition of Martin Luther (1483-1546) and Martin Chemnitz (1522-86), was the most influential 17th Century dogmat ... discuss

MISSION ACCOMPLISHEDEighty years after Margaret Sanger's Historic speech to the Ku Klux Klan, the following situation exists:*A black baby is three times more likely to be murdered in the womb than a ... discuss

I can well remember back in fourth grade when I was introduced to the music of Tom Lehrer, the mathematician and musical satirist whose album This Was the Year That Was became very popular about that ... discuss

The Association Game: Is this Ukrainian more like Putin or Poroshenko? Republican water-carriers can smear the Pauls as isolationists all they want: the notion of the US as “world cop” is still ne ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 03:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told South Korea's lay leaders during his visit to the country that the modern breakdown of families should spur greater outr ... discuss

Jesus said "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and  follow me. (Luke 9.23) In some areas of the world taking up one's cross is following Jesus, a ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Outgoing director of the Defense Intelligence Agency Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, gave an extraordinary exit interview last week with James Kitfield of the publication Breaki ... discuss

16 August, Old Testament If any part of Scripture besides the Resurrection clearly indicates that God gets the last laugh, it must be the story of Isaac. After giving new names to Abraham and Sarah, ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

Although pro-choicers admit over and over and over (and over and over and over) that they are losing the epic battle over abortion, they continue to be shocked and awed by pro-life prowess. I can onl ... discuss

15 August, New Testament The honor paid to Saint Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord, God, and Savior goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back farther: Even befo ... discuss

Letters from fellow professors defending a pro-abortion feminist studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara who attacked a young pro-life activist, stole and destroyed her sign, and e ... discuss

I’ll be honest- I haven’t spent any time on this issue because my first, second, and third impressions have been that this is an issue for and by cranks in possession of a mental cuckoo cl ... discuss

We like it – they don’t. They – our opponents and many of their media supporters – would rather talk about a “war on women.”That’s why, as sure as April showers, every federal election c ... discuss

Rosie Grade 4Faith and Life 4th gradePathway ReadersSaxon MathHarmony ArtsBrave Writer writing and literatureSpelling USeeCreation Science-  AstronomyGeography through LiteratureSaturday Soccer L ... discuss

The year was 1840, when the Italian city of Otranto met one of the most brutal massacres of Christians in history was perpetrated by the hand of Muslims. 813 people perished in the eighteen days of s ... discuss

By Mark Shea | The most recent Marian dogma—the Assumption—was promulgated in 1950. But like all doctrinal developments throughout the history of the Church, it is rooted in apostoli ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Rhetoric vs. Reality - Late yesterday the Pentagon announced that observers on the ground determined that the crisis on Mt. Sinjar had eased, making a planned res ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Well, we now have another black riot to put in the books. This one, like the others, involve the death of a black American by a white police officer, but buried ... discuss

The State of Mississippi filed an appeal to the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday seeking a reversal of a last month’s ruling by a three member panel that has blocked implementation o ... discuss

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Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — Mollie Thomas was born and raised in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. Her parents are a loving couple, who grew her up in the Christian faith. From the yo ... discuss

Planned Parenthood Tells Teen to Let Her Boyfriend Beat Her With a Horse Whip Yet another Planned Parenthood abortion business has been caught telling a teenage girl to subject herself to violent ... discuss

(Center panel) The Garden of Earthly Delights (1503-1504) by Hieronymus Bosch,the best of his forty works that survive, uniquely combines medieval and renaissance,horror and humour, religious and ... discuss

Yesterday, I took a quick swerve as I heard Colorado Christian College professor and KNUS talk show hostess, Krista Kafer say she wouldn't have a problem voting for a "pro-choice" candidate since abor ... discuss

A Maryland woman faces 20 years in prison after she was charged with one count of second-degree murder and two counts of manslaughter in the deaths of her newborn babies. Melissa Schrae Bowen, 34, of ... discuss

We're discussing Pavane by Keith Roberts, an alternate history from the times when that genre was new — way back in 1966. With lots and lots of Catholic stuff to talk about! Join us at A Good Story ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: I'm not in the habit of quoting Osama bin Laden in The Social Conservative Review, but in light of the events in Iraq against ... discuss

Question: "Was the whole world actually flooded in Noah's flood, or were just parts of it flooded? Does it matter? I went back to read the story but I wonder have the translations from the Greek been ... discuss

Many times over the years I have invited readers of this blog to join me in a reading project, mostly as part of a program I’ve called Reading Classics Together. We’ve read some in ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 14, 2014 / 03:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the first day of his historic papal visit to South Korea, Pope Francis urged local bishops to not only remember their rich history of m ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: The highly acclaimed school standards called Common Core are becoming so unpopular that they may soon be politically untouchable. The critics are piling on from Glenn Beck to th ... discuss

Nelson Hultberg by Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: Many in America’s freedom movement still hope that the Libertarian Party will one day become a power on the political scene to challenge the ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 13, 2014 / 06:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- South Koreans are full of joyful anticipation at the impending arrival of Pope Francis, according to the director of the nation's new bran ... discuss

You’ve seen open air markets. They come in many forms: food bazaars, swap meets, flea markets, trade shows. People set up their booths and tables of fruits and vegetables, gizmos and knick knacks, ... discuss

How many more Americans will be put in harm's way and abandoned by this administration? And how many of these feckless politicians will be rewarded for their irresponsible and, dare I say it, evil act ... discuss

Pat Archbold at Creative Minority Report did a post listing "7 Things To Restore Sense of Sacred Your Pastor Could Do Tomorrow"  [HERE].  The list is as follows:1.  "Ad Orientum" - "the ... discuss

By ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI/CNA/EWTN NEWS | ROME — The rich history of martyrdom in South Korea and the thousands of young people slated to gather this week for Pope Francis shows the beauty an ... discuss

Mt 18:15-20 The Meaning of Church(Click here for readings)“If he refuses to listen to them, tell the Church.If he refuses to listen even to the Church,then treat him as you would a Gentile ... discuss

Martin Haskell, a nationally-known late-term abortionist who helped develop the now outlawed Partial-Birth Abortion procedure, has sued the Ohio Department of Health this week for ordering his Sharonv ... discuss

by Hans Johnson In May 2014, we brought you the incredible story of a mother-daughter reunion that took a lifetime to accomplish. In 1928, 16-year-old Minka Disbrow (pictured on the left) had been rap ... discuss

Wordplay (2006 documentary)★★★★A thoroughly enjoyable look at crossword puzzles, both those who create them and those who solve them including Will Shortz of the New York Times and those who c ... discuss

A reader emailed me asking if we could do a piece on the oft-touted statistic that “1 in 3 women will have an abortion in her lifetime” (or “by age 45″). Happy to oblige. By th ... discuss

Last Saturday in the Wall Street Journal I read about the dilemma of the European welfare state: its low fertility cannot sustain the welfare state and its anemic economy cannot offer jobs to young mi ... discuss

There are some major issues with what they claim to be showing you and what you are actually seeing.   There’s a good explanation here.  For one thing, PETA shows cows wading through knee high ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Aug 13, 2014 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the stresses of alternating violence and ceasefires between Hamas and Israel, Franciscans in the Holy Land are committed to helping ... discuss

Via ARRA News Service - Update 9:35 PM: Late last week, the Pentagon defended the National Guard in Missouri for allowing these same Bibles to be distributed to new recruits. It's time those sa ... discuss

Lauren Bacall, Hollywood's Icon of Cool, Dies at 89Without a doubt, this ranks among the most memorable scenes in movie history. Rest in peace. ... discuss

Update 9:35 PM: Late last week, the Pentagon defended the National Guard in Missouri for allowing these same Bibles to be distributed to new recruits. It's time those same leaders came to the d ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Like many Americans I advocated ending our participation in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. I was wrong. Being war-weary is no excuse for not realizing that we ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The Federal Reserve increasingly is attracting scrutiny across the board. Now add to that a roller coaster of a thriller, using a miracle of a rare device, shin ... discuss

Billionaire Thomas SteyerRead: Dirty Politics ClogKeystone XL Pipeline by Kevin Mooney: Democrat billionaire Tom Steyer has donated more than $20 million to candidates and outside groups to influenc ... discuss

Despite the recent primary election victory of incumbent Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander over challenger Joe Carr, the Tea Party movement in the United States continues to grow steadily in strength ... discuss

On August 6, our attorneys representing Sally Howe Smith, a county clerk in Oklahoma, asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the freedom of Oklahomans to affirm marriage as the union of one man and o ... discuss

Thanks to Penny Starr for writing about an interview Sunsara Taylor of “Stop Patriarchy” gave the YouTube station “Acronym TV.” As we’ll see, the interview is particularly illuminating to th ... discuss

From: American Minute Sent: Monday, August 11, 2014 Subject: Communist goals for American schools read into Congressional Record by Rep. Herlong, 1963 American Minute with Bill Federer Co ... discuss

Our July 12 arrival at St. Casimir Church in Vancouver, British Columbia, marked our first return to Canada since we left Brampton, Ontario in mid-April. It was a welcome sight to see the Polish Missi ... discuss

By: Lloyd Marcus In the history of a particular high school back in the 1960s, no pregnant student was allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony. A leftist group threatened the school with a l ... discuss

When the phone rings at Operation Rescue, one never knows quite what to expect. The red light flashed on my office phone alerting me that a voicemail message awaited my attention. As I started my comp ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

A pro-life group is demanding more information about a deal the IRS has struck with an atheist group to monitor the content of sermons. The next time your pastor delivers a pro-life sermon or urges th ... discuss

Rogier van der Weyden, in his Beheading of John the Baptist (c. 1455-60),transforms a horrific act into a scene ofelegance, subtle feeling and beauty-in-depth. (Paul Johnson)This selection and the app ... discuss

“Actual footage” of a merman… sort of: courtesy of Animal Planet. The growing trend among television producers to grind out fake documentaries has numerous worrisome implications for the surviva ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon “How Gay Are We?” is the question posed on this month’s cover of Cleveland Magazine, over a silhouette of a rainbow Cleveland skyline. This headline and the corresponding arti ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Aug 12, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The rich history of martyrdom in South Korea and the thousands of young people slated to gather this week for Pope Francis shows the beauty and p ... discuss

President Obama is now claiming that the biggest threat to America is conservatism...the conservative values and principles which produced the greatest nation in history. Well, if you accept that Amer ... discuss

Let us pray that he repented of his grievous public sins against the Faith and the Unborn before he died. And if he did, may God welcome him into the Kingdom. I am fearful, however, that the scandal ... discuss

"MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: 150%;">Smokey Bear, of “Only You Can Prevent Wildfires” fame, turned 70 years old over the weekend, making him the oldest public service cam ... discuss

15-Year-Old Forced to Abort Her Unborn Baby, Now At ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 11, 2014 / 09:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Warning that the international community neglected the initial outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, a relief agency testified before Congress ab ... discuss

Ohio Homeschoolers are trying to get their notifications in before the start of the public school year. I wrote about this a little bit here, here and also here. I'm adding a bit more information ... discuss

Social and political philosophies have tremendous impact on one's world view. One's role in society (should individuality or community have priority), the belief of the purpose of government (to prote ... discuss

Crossway has some Francis Schaeffer-themed Kindle books on sale: Francis Schaeffer: An Authentic Life by Colin Duriez ($1.99); Truth with Love: The Apologetics of Francis Schaeffer by Bry ... discuss

I’ve often posted links to Richard Mitchell’s works- they are all available for free online as e-texts. I can’t recommend them highly enough. He talks about how the public schools fa ... discuss

 by Newt Gingrich: Grim, unyielding and violent reality is beginning to confront the American political establishment with facts from which it cannot hide. For 35 years, since Iranians seized the ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: “A greeting of peace from Muslim communities in my country: assalaamu alaykum”The speaker had what one might imagine, given his background, a better insight ... discuss

The church affiliation and planting ministry that Mark Driscoll founded, Acts 29, has removed Driscoll’s Mars Hill Church from their network and asked Driscoll to step down. Since I first read a ... discuss

This chapter in French Protestant history has haunted me since I learned of it. What troubles me most is the prolonged nature of the trial. When it comes to persecution, sharp but short can offer so ... discuss

It’s been a week or two since the last listing.  Every day I thought, “I should look up some free Kindle books,” and every day I ended up reading or watching a K-drama with that tim ... discuss

Thanks Jim PJMedia …… August 3, 2014 6:45:45 AM by Vince Ferrer Last Sunday, in his message congratulating Muslims on Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramad ... discuss

At first glance, the title of this essay seems a bit absurd. An assertion that the United States and Israel are alike is rather easy to refute. They are countries of vastly different size, geography ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

10 August AD 258 A river, a gulf, and a seaway are named in his honor. A number of Christian congregations and almost anyone known as "Larry" likewise owe their names to this martyr of the ancient Ch ... discuss

Haberman and Vaknin are legitimate. Check them out on Google if you wish. Written by Dr. Michael A. Haberman, M.D. This Israeli doctor says Obama has a mental disorder. Labels him a pathological narci ... discuss

New York Times bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza has written a chilling book, which is also a major motion picture, revealing how the left is deliberately diminishing America’s status as a superp ... discuss

Now I shall endeavor to make that which is divine in me rise up to that which is divine in the universe.  ~Plotinus (last words)  I become a Christian on this date 38 years ago, August 8, 1976. ~El ... discuss

Professor Hugh Hewitt, recently published a column for Townhall.com in which he cited a statement by former Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who represented the US in Afghanistan, in which he called the prese ... discuss

One of the most intriguing and frustrating elements of today’s “constitutionalist” movement is the fact that many self-proclaimed constitutionalists seem to experience a great deal of difficulty ... discuss

House Speaker John Boehner’s proposed lawsuit against Barack Obama is causing a great deal of chatter in Washington.  Political stunt, as Obama has called it?  Or, maybe, checkmate, Obama? There ... discuss

by Jim Hoft with the Gateway Pundit on Friday, August 8, 2014 Dan Elder is running for US Representative in Missouri’s First Congressional District. Elder, a defense contractor, advanced Tuesday to ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacis ... discuss

by Jim Hoft wit the Gateway Pundit on Friday, August 8, 2014 Lois Lerner is one of 20 Obama officials who conveniently lost their emails. Twenty different Obama officials, including Lois Lerner in th ... discuss

By:  Penny Starr FILE - In this June 2, 2014 file photo, a hill of coal is seen at the North Omaha St ... discuss

 by Gary L. Bauer, Contributing Author: Just a few days ago the “world community” from the U.N. to the White House were in spasms of righteous indignation about Gaza. More specifically they ... discuss

Many abortion supporters believe that abortion should be legal without any restrictions. They say no to ultrasounds, counseling, or waiting periods before abortions; no to parental consent for minors ... discuss

TweetBy Cana DonovanI always used to be pro-life in the most mediocre way possible.It seemed like such a simple concept to me: we shouldn’t kill babies. Little did I know of the myriad of justificat ... discuss

By ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI/CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — The Catholic Church plays a fundamental role in responding to the worst outbreak of Ebola infections in history, according to a Holy S ... discuss

In a brazen attempt to make it appear that meeting Ambulatory Surgical Center standards is prohibitively expensive, an architect testifying on behalf of abortion providers has grossly misrepresented t ... discuss

Oooh. I get to work this weekend in the land of hot and dry. Stupid human tricks. Something about history and ignorance from the prior post is recapped here, uhm, Poul Anderson’s High Crusad ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 8, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church plays a fundamental role in responding to the worst outbreak of Ebola infections in history, a Holy See collaborator has expl ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Forty years ago, on August 9, 1974, Richard Nixon resigned the office of President; the first and only President to do so.I was just into my thirties in 1968, the ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: President Obama is in serious danger of joining a select group of disastrous leaders who put their people and their country in desperate circumstances that cost lives and risked ru ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  Garage sales can be very personal experiences. Oftentimes, in addition to goods being sold, there are stories to be told. And so it was, on a recent Saturday morning when I ar ... discuss

Well, hello there!  It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  For those who don’t know (or can’t remember), late 2012 this blog went quiet.  Very quiet.  In fact, it went away!  My ... discuss

I wrote on August 4 that a July 28 New York Times article about Planned Parenthood’s decision to abandon the term “pro-choice” had triggered a race war within the abortion movemen ... discuss

The fifth working session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing convened this week at the United Nations.  Scott Fischbach, Executive Director of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outr ... discuss

Recent commentary by AUL’s President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest Dr. Charmaine Yoest at ThinkProgress: The connection between work/life policies and the life issue July 31, 2014 …There ... discuss

There are points in time when God intentionally collides your life and your prayers with the messy politics and unorganized chaos of the world. For me, politics is just a thermometer for how our praye ... discuss

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by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), the Irish poet and dramatist, wrote “Pray don't talk to me about the weather. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always ... discuss

Obama Administration Delay & Stall Investigations Today in Washington, D.C. - Aug 6, 2014The Senate is not in session today and will reconvene for a pro forma session on Friday at 9:15 AM. The Senate ... discuss

Pro-life Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, who has frequently been cited as one of the most vulnerable incumbent governors in the 2014 election cycle, is gaining ground, according to new polling. A M ... discuss

Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?: . . . and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory by Guy ConsolmagnoMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThis book is structured around a half ... discuss

More information is surfacing about the father of the baby of a couple who paid a surrogate to carry their twin babies to term and who wanted him to be aborted after they found out he had Down Syndrom ... discuss

Aug 06 - Homily: Manifest Transfiguration On the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord Fr. Elias preaches on its history and meaning and its relation to the feast of the Exultation of the Holy C ... discuss

Contact: Teri Elgersma, Alpha Omega Publications, 800-682-7391 ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa, Aug. 5, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- With the excitement of a new school year approaching, several redesigned and re ... discuss

Last week, the House voted to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama in response to his postponement of the Obamacare employer mandate. In our latest essay, we argue that only a more direct confr ... discuss

On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. It was the beginning of the end of World War II.It was a pivotal event. Truly, the world changed in an instant.A few ye ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: “We have been very clear to the Assad regime, but also to other players on the ground, that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical we ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Aug 5, 2014:Regarding the non- activity of President Obama, can anyone share any good reasons why the President has not called up the Mexican President and told him the ga ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer On July 17, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) claimed “victory” in a press release announcing its settlement with the Internal Revenue Service (I ... discuss

If you didn’t know what was going on inside pro-abortion world, the Huffington Post piece Planned Parenthood Executive VP Dawn Laguens posted on July 30 in response to the July 28 New York Times ... discuss

Contact: Teri Elgersma, Alpha Omega Publications, 800-682-7391 ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa, Aug. 5, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- With the excitement of a new school year approaching, several redesigned and re ... discuss

Michigan abortionist Robert Alexander, whose Muskegon abortion facility was shut down by the fire marshal after horrific conditions were discovered there, is set to appear before Administrative Judge ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan It has been a summer of remembrance. The centennial of the Great War that began with the Guns of August 1914. The 75th anniversary of the Danzig crisis that led to Hitler’s ... discuss

* “Fourteen Lessons on Prayer from Daniel 9-10” (Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspective Ministries)* “It’s Not Your Founding Fathers’ Republic Any More” (Myron Magnet, City Journal)* “$7 ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. An article in the most recent issue of the medical journal Cancer Research details yet another study demonstrating a link between breast cancer in young women and the use of or ... discuss

House Speaker John Boehner by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: House Speaker John Boehner’s proposed lawsuit against Barack Obama is causing a great deal of chatter in Washington. Political stun ... discuss

If you didn’t know what was going on inside pro-abortion world, the Huffington Post piece Planned Parenthood Executive VP Dawn Laguens posted on July 30 in response to the July 28 New York Ti ... discuss

  Culture News 50 shades of pink: why Planned Parenthood should be blushing   Becky Yeh  sharePlanned Parenthood ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> margin-right: 5px;" src="http://cc.org/sites/default/files/JohnKerrySecState147_4.jpg?1407161535" alt="" height="137" width="147" />Preparing to write this article was akin to ri ... discuss

It's inevitable. Of course, Brett Favre will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame.Of course, his number will be retired by the Packers.I'm resigned to that inevitability.From USA Today:Former Gre ... discuss

Family Research Center: Earlier this week, in a transparent act of judicial slight-of-hand, two judges on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a pro-life bill in Mississippi unconstitutional. They ... discuss

The President has lied so routinely that this character flaw is likely to play a role in the forthcoming midterm elections on November 4. When you add in his lawlessness and his leadership failures th ... discuss

Pat Archbold of Creative Minority Report recently did a post entitled, "Ditch The Sign of Peace or 'Take your stinking paws off me you darn dirty ape!'" [HERE]  Mr. Archbold, if you haven't ... discuss

It’s show time! We have to be at the school by 11am for costumes and makeup. Then a full dress rehearsal. A non-messy lunch and only water to drink (they will be in costume). First show at 3pm a ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

3 August, New Testament These "myrrh bearers" or "faithful women," as they're called among some Christians, with Mary Magdalene, are named in Scripture as the first visitors to the tomb of the crucif ... discuss

Contact: Wes Jakacki, Christianity Today, 630-260-6200 ext 4320, wjakacki@christianitytoday.com CAROL STREAM, Ill., July 31, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christianity Today, the media ministry found ... discuss

Professor Paul Krugman, in his New York Times blog, says my recent column, about him, is “funny and scary.”  Last week’s column here inferred that Prof. Krugman is leaving Princeton in ... discuss

I've already made my annual summer pilgrimage to Packers Training Camp.Many will be heading to Lambeau today for Packers Family Night.Mark Murphy writes:Tonight at 5:30 p.m., we will hold our 14th ann ... discuss

Astronomy and religion have quite separate tasks, one teaching how the heavens go, the other how to go to heaven.  ~Cardinal Barberini to Galileo  Prologue: Science and scientists weren’t always ... discuss

In my previous column, I lay out exactly why the future of the Republican Party will be determined this November on the single issue of impeachment. In short, congressional Republicans have played dea ... discuss

Does this make sense? Can you figure this out? 4 Simple questions from a reputable attorney…………… This really should get your “gray matter” ... discuss

I am looking forward to spending some time this week in Indiana, speaking at the Association of College Ministries National Student Conference. That’s a mouthful! I will be speaking abou ... discuss

CLASSROOM TEACHER Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Catholic School (Gallup, NM)A teacher is needed for a 4th-5th grade combined classroom with less than 20 students. We are a 102 year ol ... discuss




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