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the shepherd’s dilemma: speaking out against islamic terror

by William Kilpatrick   “Say too little and people will be killed; say too much and people will be killed.”   I don’t remember the source of the quotation, but it succinctly captures the dilemma that world leaders face in deciding ho...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Mar 5, 2014

‘when science casts doubt on religious details’

by Brook Wilensky Lanford   At the beginning of February, some archaeologists from Tel Aviv University made the shocking discovery that, contrary to their inclusion in the bible, there couldn’t have been any camels used as pack animals in Is...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Mar 4, 2014

‘pupils with english as a second language outperform native speakers’

by The Telegraph   Children who speak English as a second language are outperforming native speakers in a range of academic GCSEs, according to official figures.   For the first time last year, pupils who speak another language at home gain...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Mar 4, 2014

‘sexual assault at god’s harvard’

by Kiera Feldman   The security guards were bored. It was the first weekend of May 2010—a time when students at other universities were partying before finals. This, however, was Patrick Henry College (PHC), the elite evangelical school better...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Mar 3, 2014

do not blame films

  Singaporean Pam Oei in response to the recent VoicesToday episode on tobacco taxation writes to the Today newspaper early this morning about the negative influence of television and film on people’s smoking habits. She opines:   &#...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 27, 2014

the ‘founder’ of christianity

by Dominic Selwood   Who founded Christianity?   It is an age-old debate.   Christ? Well, yes. Of course. Obviously.   St Peter? Also yes. Christ built his church upon the rock — so the faithful believe, following the Gospel of...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 27, 2014

mercy killing

  “Jesus healed the sick, raised Lazarus from the dead, gave back sanity to the deranged, but never did He practice, or include, killing as part of the mercy that occupied His heart. His true followers cannot but adopt the same attitude.” -...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 25, 2014

a personal intermission

    Twenty-plus years of informal ‘contemporary’ praise and worship in two evangelical traditions leaves me spiritually parched and emotionally stagnant. The first years, due to a teenage as well as theological precritical naive...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 24, 2014

‘can a christian baker refuse to make a cake for a gay wedding?’

by Peter Foster   Boom! A new front has opened in the Culture Wars. Arizona’s state legislature on Thursday passed a “religious freedom” bill that would give greater legal protections to businesses who, for example, don&#...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 21, 2014

first impressions

by Stephanie Pappas   First impressions are hard to dislodge, new research finds. The good news is that people’s snap judgments about others tend to be accurate.   Two new studies presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Per...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 20, 2014

skewing the gay ‘debate’

by Kirsten Han   Following the leak of a LoveSingapore document advising church leaders on how to mobilise supporters for Section 377A, chairman Lawrence Khong has come out to (once again) assure us all that he is not a homophobe.   “W...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 20, 2014

about singtel-hot fm 91.3′s kissathon

  As father of three youngsters age eight, seven and five I sympathise with The Real Singapore (TRS) reader Esther who expressed her concern about the recent ‘kissing’ contest held at The Cathay. She should ignore the online vitriol.
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 18, 2014

latest study on homosexuality

by Sarah Knapton   Homosexuality is only partly genetic with sexuality mostly based on environmental and social factors, scientists believe.   A study found that, while gay men shared similar genetic make-up, it only accounted for 40 per ce...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 17, 2014

health minister gan kim yong’s written response to the HPB issue

  “The Government’s policy is that the family is the basic building block of our society. This means encouraging heterosexual married couples to have healthy relationships and to build stable nuclear and extended family units. There has...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 17, 2014

‘why couples don’t have sex after birth of kids’

by Sarah Knapton   Most couples will testify that their sex life plummets on the birth of a new baby, with new mothers often worrying that they are no longer seen as attractive in the eyes of their partner.   But a new study suggests that p...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 14, 2014

‘have sweden’s permissive parents given birth to a generation of monsters?’

by Judith Woods   My five-year-old is extravagantly furious at being thwarted. I have infringed her human rights by mildly suggesting that she turn off the television and put some clothes on.   I can see the dark storm clouds gathering on h...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 13, 2014

the quiet worship of the suffering

by Patience Akumu   ‘Pastor’ Martin Ssempa: the Face of Evil   Sunday is a special day in Uganda, the conservative east African country that is threatening to put gay people behind bars for life. On Sunday you can see families f...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 11, 2014

‘accurate’ English pronunciation

by Patricia T. Conner   “The pronunciation of educated Americans is in many respects more archaic than that of educated Englishmen…since the phonetic basis of American pronunciation rests chiefly on the speech of Englishmen of the se...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 11, 2014

‘finding israel’s first camels’

by Tel Aviv University Camels are mentioned as pack animals in the biblical stories of Abraham, Joseph, and Jacob. But archaeologists have shown that camels were not domesticated in the Land of Israel until centuries after the Age of the Patriarchs (...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 10, 2014
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