Posts with the tag “radical-islam”
After the Attack in Nice, France
July 16th, 2016
The following are thoughts composed on the day after the Nice, France terrorist attack on Bastille Day, July 14th, 2016.It behooves us to resist the axiom spoken by George Santayana, “Those who cannot...
Prudence vs Fear
December 17th, 2015
God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. • 2 Timothy 1:7Terrorism has become a fixture of the Modern World. Terrorists use it as a means to some political o...
The ISIS Take-over of Mosul, Iraq
June 13th, 2014
The story dominating the news right now is the conquest of the Iraqi city of Mosul by a ultra-radical Jihadist group called ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham; Arabic for the ‘Levant,’ or Lebanon...
Another Piece of Furniture to Set the Stage
September 4th, 2011
The premier scholar of Oriental Studies Bernard Lewis, is widely regarded as the world’s foremost expert on Islam. Even many Muslims regard him as such and look to his writings to understand how the W...