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"Indigenous Evangelists and Questions of Authority in the British Empire 1750-1940" (eds. Brock, Etherington et al)

In September, Brill released “Indigenous Evangelists and Questions of Authority in the British Empire 1750-1940,” edited by Peggy Brock (Edith Cowan University), Norman Etherington (University of Western Australia), Gareth Griffiths (University of Western Australia), and Jacqueline Van Gent (University of Western Australia). 146 more words

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Jonathon Sachs,Pathalogical dualism, and Me

In the range of responses to the attacks in Paris on November 17th some have concentrated on the political situation. Some have concentrated on what our response should be. 1,251 more words

Abdel-Samad, "Islamic Fascism"

In January, Prometheus Books will release “Islamic Fascism,” by Hamed Abdel-Samad.  The publisher’s description follows:

This polemic against Islamic extremism highlights the striking parallels between contemporary Islamism — as exemplified by ISIS, Boko Haram, al Qaeda, and others — and the twentieth-century fascism embodied by Hitler and Mussolini. 178 more words

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Why Do They Hate Us So? (Toward a Definition of "Us").

Less than a week ago, Muslim terrorists attacked and killed more than a hundred people in Paris, leaving many more wounded and suffering. France, recently distinguishing herself as aloof from America’s “war on terror,” has now (in the words of President Francois Hollande) declared herself “at war” with ISIS. 487 more words