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News

September 2019
News > International > Religious liberty

Christians hit as government restrictions on religion rise

Christians are being harassed in 143 countries worldwide as governmental restrictions on religion increase, according to a major report released recently. A squeeze on religion is happening not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe’s democracies, according to the findings. The Pew Research Center, which released its 10th annual Report on…

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April 2019
Uncategorised

Comic book ‘Jesus’ dropped after outcry

DC Comics has announced the cancelation of a comic book series ‘Second Coming’ – featuring Jesus as a superhero sidekick – after nearly a quarter of a million Christians protested against it. Over 235,000 people signed a petition calling the plans ‘blasphemous’ and saying DC comics would never dare print a similar comic book…

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News

November 2017
News > Society

Society – Church schools vs. belief

Most British millennials have no faith or religion, a wide-ranging study has claimed. The British Social Attitudes Survey, published in September, revealed 71 per cent of all 18-24 year olds polled said they belonged to ‘no religion’. In the study, 53 per cent claimed they were not religious. Of the remaining 47 per cent,…

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August 2017
News > Society

Society – Dawkins on Islam

Richard Dawkins has warned against Islam as the ‘most evil’ religion, stirring up further controversy with his anti-religious comments. The evolutionary biologist and confirmed atheist warned that it was virtually impossible to study English literature without knowing the background of Christianity. According to a report from The Telegraph, Mr Dawkins was being interviewed at…

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Historical

November 2000
Articles > Historical

The life of God in the soul of Man

Reminiscing on Henry Scougal’s work The life of God in the soul of man, George Whitefield noted, ‘I never knew what true religion was till God sent me this excellent treatise’. That such a spiritual giant as Whitefield should speak so highly of Scougal’s work should surely compel believers today to seek out and…

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Article

March 2000
Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults: Cults and the M15

Can you find a link between the following: MI5; police chiefs; senior government officials; the Millennium Dome; San Diego; a Tokyo underground station; and Armageddon? You have probably guessed correctly. They are all linked in various ways with cults. But what has MI5 got to do with cults? Evidently, MI5 was interested because of…

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April 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

A Real and Relevant Religion

What does the church have to say to the world in these closing years of the second millennium? Listening to most of the pronouncements from leading churchmen of our day, we can hardly blame the world for thinking, 'Not a lot'. We are living in what Francis Schaeffer very aptly described as the 'post-Christian…

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