Day: May 15, 2013

The ‘Myth’ Of Christian Persecution

Huff Post: by Lauren Markoe. (RNS) Growing up Catholic in England, Candida Moss felt secure in life, yet was told in church that Christians have been persecuted since the dawn of Christianity. Now, as an adult and a theologian, she wants to set the record straight. Too many modern Christians […]

Picture of the Day-Frost Flower

Nature’s Exquisite Ice Extrusion, Frost flowers It is as beautiful as it is rare. A frost flower is created on autumn or early winter mornings when ice in extremely thin layers is pushed out from the stems of plants or occasionally wood. This extrusion creates wonderful patterns which curl and […]

Sharif vs. Army, Round 3

Source: NY Times via Wasim Sr LONDON — The last time that Nawaz Sharif had close dealings with the Pakistani Army, soldiers handcuffed him and imprisoned him in an ancient fort overlooking the Indus River, physically dragging him from office in a coup. Now that Mr. Sharif is poised to […]