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All articles & reviews tagged with cults-and-other-religions

Shari’a and the archbishop

Article

April 2008
Cults and other religions

Shari’a and the archbishop

Shari'a and the archbishop The Archbishop of Canterbury has suffered much criticism for recommending that elements of Islamic law should be adopted in the UK. Some of this criticism has been uninformed but the best analysis of the subject we have seen is that provided by Dr Patrick Sookhdeo of the Barnabas Fund - whose…

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Article

February 2008
Cults and other religions

Chinese new year – a Christian perspective

Chinese new year - a Christian perspective The symbols, traditions and festivals of the Chinese New Year are deeply rooted in more than 5,000 years of human civilisation, culture, mores and beliefs. The Chinese New Year lasts for 15 days and most Chinese households will observe traditional celebrations and practices. Unfortunately, some of our…

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A line in the sun

Article

October 2007
Cults and other religions

A line in the sun

  A line in the sunRichard Bennett & Michael de Semlyen On 10 July 2007, Pope Benedict XVI released a new decree1 in which he restates his conviction that the Roman Catholic Church is the one Church founded by Jesus Christ, and that other churches are either defective or not churches at all. What is…

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Mystical Youth Ministry

Article

August 2007
Cults and other religions

Mystical Youth Ministry

Mystical Youth Ministry by Gary E. Gilley Ministering to young people has never been easy and that is certainly true today. How are we to engage over-stimulated teenagers with the truth of God's Word without boring them to tears? God's people have contemplated this question since the invention of the teenager! Many programmes and…

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The rise of Paganism

Article

August 2007
Cults and other religions

The rise of Paganism

The rise of Paganismby Jonathan SkinnerFrom teenager books on spells and magic to 'neutral' exercises like yoga and meditation, pagan practices are hitting mainstream.The religious and spiritual outlook of our generation is undergoing seismic shifts undreamt of a few decades ago.British people feel that the church has failed them and yet are becoming spiritually…

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The Muslim’s prayer – Don Haddleton

Article

June 2007
Cults and other religions

The Muslim’s prayer – Don Haddleton

The Muslim's prayerWhile browsing in a second-hand book shop, I came across the following extract from the novel Palace walk.¹ 'He washed in cold water, as he did every morning, summer and winter. Then he returned to his room with renewed vitality and energy. He took the prayer rug ... and spread it out…

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The path to paradise Christ or Muhammad?

Article

January 2007
Cults and other religions

The path to paradise Christ or Muhammad?

The two-part TV programme The Path to 9/11 (BBC 2, 10-11 September 2006) demonstrated clearly enough that the motivation of the Muslim terrorists was purely religious. Contrary to the claims of multiculturalists, therefore, the problem of Islamic terrorism is rooted in the fundamental fallacies of Islam itself. Until these fallacies are seen for what…

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