Archive for: April 28, 2008

April 28, 2008

Islamic Shari’ah Banking, Is It Invading America?

Filed under: In The News - 28 Apr 2008

The Daily Record in Baltimore, Maryland recently published a story by Brendan Kearney that oddly seems to present a conflict between a bank employing Islamic Shari’ah law with its American investments and some black American borrowers and painting it …

Thanksgiving in April?

Filed under: Potpourri - 28 Apr 2008

Although Thanksgiving is still more than seven months away, it seems fitting to take stock and give thanks now, while there is still something left to be grateful for. Indeed, given the dismal slate of presidential candidates from which …

Cults of Personalities

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 28 Apr 2008

I had to jump on this one. As a teenager, I attended summer camp with actor Jason Beghe, and we were members of a loosely-knit camp clique for a time thereafter. I actually made some lifelong friends through that experience, …

Cheap Grace

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 28 Apr 2008

In his April 18th column for the Washington Post, E. J. Dionne, Jr. expresses the misgivings of liberal-progressives who enjoy the ritual of religion, but don’t want to be bothered with following the teachings of Jesus.

Christians Under Attack by Government School Bureaucrats

Oak Lawn, Illinois, school kids are going to have to do without Halloween, Christmas and Easter activities thanks to the sensitive bureaucrats who fear offending Muslims. The schools’ administrators claim they’ve received a number complaints that the activities are offensive, …