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On the Ethics of Online Shaming

Irina Rai Is online shaming just a new version of something that humans have always done, or is it substantially different, now that the shaming is taking place on the Internet? And, either way, is it the right thing to do? Online shaming has been a hot topic over the last year. An entire book […]

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Download Theological Texts For Free

Abraham, K. C. – LIberative Solidarity – Contemporary Perspe.pdf 2010-Jul-25 08:21:20 585.0K application/pdf Altizer, Thomas & Hamilton, William – Radical Theology and t.pdf 2010-Jul-25 08:21:21 380.4K application/pdf Altizer, Thomas J.J. – The Gospel of Christian Atheism.pdf 2010-Jul-25 08:21:21 275.2K application/pdf Bach, Alice – The Pleasures of Her Text.pdf 2010-Jul-25 08:21:21 509.3K application/pdf Balasundaram, Franklyn J. […]

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Islamist Ideas In Christian Circles?

Pocket-Sized Gods? Vinoth Ramachandaran The Malaysian Church, in recent decades, was engaged in a prolonged legal battle with their Islamist-influenced government which prohibited non-Muslims from using the word Allah to refer to the supreme God and creator. Church leaders received directives stating that several words of Arabic origin, including Allah, Nabi (prophet) and Al Kitab (Bible) […]

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‘War, Words and Reason: Orwell and Merton on the Crises of Language’

Dr Rowan Williams At first sight, it seems hard to imagine a more unlikely pairing than the one announced in this lecture’s title. George Orwell had a profound dislike of Roman Catholic writers (though – as we shall see later – he accorded a grudging respect to Evelyn Waugh as a literary craftsman), and, had […]

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What Future Have Christians in the Middle East?

Samuel Tadros The train of destruction that is the Islamic State – ISIS, as people know it – has taken Middle East Christians in Syria and Iraq by storm. In Lebanon, the ruling formula that the country has adopted for so many years is crumbling, strained by the growing Sunni/Shiite war raging in neighbouring Syria, […]

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Pursuing Peace Honestly in Iraq and Syria

Alan Storkey November 30, 2015 1.Bombing does not add up to a Policy. The Conservative proposal for bombing ISIS is being presented as policy. It is an attempt to damage ISIS and cause it to contract from the area it is fighting in throughout Iraq and Syria. In part it is a retaliation following the Paris […]

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An Eye for an Eye Makes the Whole World Blind

John Dear  Posted: 26/11/2015 02:33 That Friday evening I was just beginning to lead a weekend retreat at the Kirkridge Retreat Center in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, when we received word about the terrorist attacks in Paris. Like everyone else, we were grief-stricken, but we regrouped and became even more determined to dive deep into our […]

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Moral Contradictions in the Response to Mass Migration – Forgetting The Good.

Anna Rowlands This summer Europe has been shaken to the core, caught between an open hearted response to an image of a tiny body washed up on a shoreline, and complicated cycles of fear about the arrival of strangers. Meanwhile, a continuous stream of humanity has clambered out of tiny dinghies to begin arduous treks […]

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The Way Of All War

A hospital in Afghanistan is bombed by Paul Schrag Doctors Without Borders wants answers about an Oct. 3 U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. They’ve demanded a war-crimes investigation. Was the bombing due to negligence, willful disregard for civilian casualties, or a tragic error amid the “fog of war”? […]

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Does Australia Take More Refugees Per Capita Through The UNHCR Than Any Other Country?

The first part of the prime minister’s statement that “we are a country which, on a per capita basis, takes more refugees than any other” is not correct…The FactCheck focused on the second part of that statement, which is correct. The prime minister is right to say that Australia’s resettlement program through the office of […]

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Sorry, Francis Critics: Faith Is Political

PATHEOS – Francis’ right-leaning critics are telling the Pope that “the proper role of the church is promoting individual salvation and social morality, a mission Francis is jeopardizing by advocating for political change.” More progressive pundits, meanwhile, have loved much of what Francis has had to say (even as they skip over his thoughts on […]

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Amanda Jackson: Empowering Women

  http://rhema.co.nz/shows-djs/breakfast/item/7196-empowering-christian-women

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