Is the popular science fiction film an allegory with blue Palestinians?
Three Malaysian churches have been firebombed in as tensions over the use of the word Allah by non-Muslims intensify. The churches in the capital Kuala Lumpur were hit by incendiary devices early on Friday ahead of planned protests by Muslims over a High Court decision to end a ban on the use of the word […]
Just when Tiger Woods thought he was safe – he gets attacked by Brit Hume on Fox News. Hume put on his inquisition robe last Sunday and basically told Tiger to turn or burn. He threatened Woods that he better accept Jesus or face a baptismal water boarding.
Well, that’s not exactly how it happened. But [...]
When does a civilization become incompetent? I’ve been mulling the question in a number of contexts over the last year, including our inability to put a stop to Somali piracy, detain a terrorist who can neither be charged nor released, think rationally about climate change, or rebuild Ground Zero in an acceptable time frame. But […]
Do Muslims have an exclusive monopoly on the use of the word “Allah,” in describing God?
Malaysia is grappling with that linguistic question, and Muslims in that country are enraged because a court has given its answer: No.
An ethnically divided country comprised of Malay Muslims (who make up about 60% of the population), non-Muslim Chinese, Indians [...]