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ANOTHER CAPITULATION ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT.

By  Paul Merkley.

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At all times over the last century and a half, the fear of  mob assault has hung over the Temple Mount and its vicinity. Continue Reading »

WE MUST LEAVE UNESCO AT ONCE.

By Paul Merkley.

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Once again, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has rolled up its sleeves to advance its mandate – “to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter.”

To accomplish this, it has cast out the Bible of the Jews and the Christians as a source of truth for anybody on earth. Continue Reading »

A BOOK REVIEW

A BOOK REVIEW: By Paul Merkley.

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Howard Rotberg, The Ideological Path to Submission  (Mantua books, Brantford Ontario, www.mantuabooks.com),2017.)

Here is a book that is unlikely to be noticed either by journals generated within the academic establishment or by the magazines and newspapers. But it is one that demands the attention of serious Christian intellectuals. Continue Reading »

CAN CHRISTIANITY TAKE ROOT AGAIN IN THE ARAB WORLD?

By Paul Merkley.

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***Impending Liquidation of the Christians of the Middle East.

With every passing day, our governments are enabling the transplantation onto our own ground of hundreds of thousands of Muslims, fleeing from the consequences of many centuries of incompetent and venal governance.  Simultaneously, the Middle East is being emptied of its Christian people – most of whom had been Christian for about half a millennium years before Muhammad came into the world. Continue Reading »

RAMADAN : “A Month of Calamity.”

By Paul Merkley.

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Last year about this time the U.S. State Department’s Overseas Security Advisory Council issued this advisory: “According to Islamic practice, sacrifice during Ramadan can be considered more valuable than that made at other times, so a call to martyrdom during the month may hold a special allure to some.” Continue Reading »

SOME REFLECTION DURING RAMADAN 2017: Essay One.

By Paul Merkley.

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How the Qur’an Fills the God-Shaped Vacuum.

That tiny minority of Christians who have actually read the Qur’an, in whole or in part, have had to struggle with its re-iterated assertion that it is Mohammad who alone ever understand Jewish and Christian Scripture. Continue Reading »

OUT OF EGYPT

OUT OF EGYPT

By Paul Merkley.

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On Palm Sunday of this year a local Egyptian acolyte of ISIS detonated his  suicide vest at St. George’s Coptic Orthodox church in the Nile delta city of Tanta, about 50 miles north of Cairo.  Then, a few hours later, a second of the same ilk joined the company of martyrs by carrying out the same mission at St. Marks’ cathedral in Alexandria. Continue Reading »