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by iskander
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution
Replies: 11
Views: 13101

Re: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution

https://cdni.rt.com/files/2018.10/original/5bd97c7ffc7e93ef198b4600.JPG Supporters call for the Christian's release in 2016.© Reuters/ Fayyaz Hussain She was then shoved and spat at, the autobiography claims. Days later, Bibi was accused of blasphemy. She has denied the charge. Bibi’s case, the fir...
by iskander
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution
Replies: 11
Views: 13101

Re: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution

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Protesters are pictured in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 12, 2018, calling for Bibi's death. © AFP / Arif Ali
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by iskander
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: David Bentley Hart’s NT Translation "Recaptures the Awkward, Multivoiced Power of the Original."
Replies: 15
Views: 16202

Re: David Bentley Hart’s NT Translation "Recaptures the Awkward, Multivoiced Power of the Original."

Where English uses possessive adjectives ( my, your, her, etc.) Greek employs the definite article unless there is a doubt about the identity of the possessor. Xen. Anab. 1.8.3 http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0201%3Abook%3D1%3Achapter%3D8%3Asection%3D3 [3] Κῦρός...
by iskander
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution
Replies: 11
Views: 13101

Re: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution

Pakistan’s Islamist party says judges who acquitted Christian woman ‘deserve death’ Published time: 31 Oct, 2018 08:30 https://on.rt.com/9hlg https://cdni.rt.com/files/2018.10/article/5bd96c71dda4c8383e8b45e9.jpg A hard-line Islamist party in Pakistan has called for the death of the country’s Suprem...
by iskander
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution
Replies: 11
Views: 13101

Re: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution

The Irish constitution currently states that publishing or uttering "blasphemous, seditious, or indecent matter is an offence, which shall be punishable in accordance with law," with those found guilty facing a fine of 25,000 euros ( roughly $28,600). Unlike Ireland's recent constitutional referendu...
by iskander
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution
Replies: 11
Views: 13101

Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution

Irish voters remove blasphemy punishment from constitution http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2018/10/27/irish-voters-remove-blasphemy-punishment-from-constitution/ by Catholic News Agency posted Saturday, 27 Oct 2018 Close to 70 per cent of voters backed the change.Catholic bishops did not put fo...
by iskander
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Against who was the Earliest Gospel written?
Replies: 14
Views: 8187

Re: Against who was the Earliest Gospel written?

Interesting, I once was considered studying religion at Rice University but instead went for philosophy at University of Houston. The Professor has an interesting pdf available on her website. Thanks for the info. Tertullian.PNG 2013. “Who is hiding in the Gospel of John? Reconceptualizing Johannin...
by iskander
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Exercise of Coercive Authority in the Early Church
Replies: 15
Views: 9851

Re: Exercise of Coercive Authority in the Early Church

Hi everyone, I am researching the exercise of punitive or coercive authority in the early church - from biblical times onwards - as part of my research in contemporary Roman Catholic penal law. I wonder if anybody could point me in the right direction of references to the exercise of such punishmen...
by iskander
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Would Jesus condemn or condone Yahweh for his crimes against humanity?
Replies: 96
Views: 84668

Re: Would Jesus condemn or condone Yahweh for his crimes against humanity?

Two things. I am a Canadian and I have no need for fellowship. I get all I need from family. My goal is to help destroy the mainstream religions and listening to what I think would be things I already know and practice would likely bore me to tears. I would rather blog and try to convert the lost s...