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No, Israel has not banned Christianity – Logically

Download the Free App Today CLAIM ID Kulsum May 3, 2023 12:11:30 PM There is no formal law in place that bans the practice of religion in Israel. ContextOutrage spread across social media after Israeli lawmakers proposed a bill in January 2023 to outlaw any attempts to preach Christianity. On April 20, 2023, an Instagram user posted a video claiming that "Israel is banning Christianity." In the video, Israeli police […]

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Christians Differing on Creation Issues with Charity – Reasons to Believe

“We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen.”This first line from the Nicene Creed is biblically derived and affirmed by all of theologically conservative Christendom. The statement sets forth that God the Father, the first person of the Trinity, is the primary agent in creation. Nothing exists apart from God, for God is the very maker of all things.The creed […]

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UK Coronation Remains Religious, Even if the Country Isn’t –

Last year, a Washington Post journalist interviewed Ian Bradley, a professor of cultural and spiritual history here in the United Kingdom, about the accession of King Charles III to the throne. The reporter remarked, “For a country which is so secular and where so few go to church, you sure mention God a lot.”It’s a fair comment. As monarch, King Charles is not only the head of state for the […]

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Khartoum Churches Damaged as Sudan Descends Closer to Civil … –

Sudan’s most Christian neighborhood is under attack.Collateral damage amid severe clashes between the army and its previously partnered militia, churches in the Bahri district of the capital Khartoum and surrounding areas have witnessed the worst of the past three weeks of fighting.The Evangelical Presbyterian church suffered a fire as munitions exploded in a nearby market. The Coptic Orthodox church was struck by a rocket. And All Saints Anglican Cathedral was […]

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Christianity without love – Baptist News Global – Baptist News Global

OpinionDavid Gushee, Senior Columnist  |  May 1, 2023One of them, an expert in the law, asked him a question to test him. “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your […]

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Our Aging Politicians Are a Warning to the Church… –

This piece was adapted from Russell Moore’s newsletter. Subscribe here.Sitting in the coffee shop, I overheard two women at the next table talking politics. I expected to hear the typical red versus blue partisan talking points, but I was wrong. They were talking about age. “I don’t ask for much,” said one woman with a sigh. “I just hope whoever’s hand is on the Bible at the end of it […]

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Acts of missionaries to spread Christianity by themselves cannot be seen as illegal, T.N. government tells SC – The Hindu

To enjoy additional benefitsCONNECT WITH US May 01, 2023 10:51 am | Updated 10:51 am IST - NEW DELHI COMMents SHARE READ LATER  The acts of missionaries to spread Christianity by themselves cannot be seen as illegal, the Tamil Nadu government has told the Supreme Court. | Photo Credit: S. Subramanium The acts of missionaries to spread Christianity by themselves cannot be seen as illegal, the Tamil Nadu government has […]

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Competing versions of Christianity between Pope, Hungary's Orban … – Crux Now

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, at Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts, Sept. 12, 2021. (Credit: Associated Press.)BUDAPEST – While neither Hungary’s Viktor Orbán nor his most prominent guest this weekend, Pope Francis, have appeared anxious to play up their differences, there’s no getting around the fact that the two men represent contrasting versions of Christianity – one focused on identity, tradition and family values, the […]

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Christianity in the Middle East: From origins to modern times | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

Christianity is a very "Western" notion today, both as a religion and the civilization that developed from it, but it is impossible to overlook the "Eastern" effect on its origins. Although it is now associated with the Anglo-Euro sphere, Christianity, like other monotheistic religions, is a product of the Middle Eastern cultural basin.Christianity, which developed as an aspect of Jewish culture in what is now Palestine, underwent institutionalization in the […]

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