Day: August 23, 2017

Women-only train carriages: Keeping women ‘safe’ by separating them from men is Handmaid’s Tale territory

CLAIRE COHEN 23 AUGUST 2017 •  http://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-10/html/container.html#eid=21060375 Acouple of years ago, I was ‘goosed’ on my way to work. A man stood behind me on the tube and firmly pressed his groin into my backside, leaving it there for an uncomfortably long time. I could feel his hot breath on […]

Toronto Islamic High School shuts down

By NOOR JAVEDNews reporter Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, thestar.com With just two weeks before the school year begins, students at a private Islamic high school in Toronto are “devastated” and scrambling to find other options after they were informed over the weekend it was abruptly shutting down. Management of the Islamic […]

‘Don’t take the Bible literally’ says scholar who brought to light earliest Latin analysis of the Gospels

Telegraph: The earliest Latin interpretation of the Gospels has been brought to light by a British academic – and it suggests that readers should not take the Bible literally. Lost for 1,500 years, the fourth-century commentary by African-born Italian bishop Fortunatianus of Aquileia interprets the Gospels as a series of […]