Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bishop Iker and his Episcopal Diocese defeat Episcopal church (TEC – ECUSA) in Supreme Court Twice

Bishop Iker defeats Episcopal church in Supreme Court FROM Anglican Ink TO You Today the Texas Supreme Court handed down decisions in the two ECUSA cases pending before it: No. 11-0265, Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, et al. v. The Episcopal Church, et … Continue reading

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3,000-Year-Old Cinnamon Trade Found in Israel

Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor   |   August 20, 2013 07:15am ET   Ruins on the surface of Tel Dor, located about 19 miles (30 kilometers) to the south of Haifa, in Israel. Phoenician flasks from this site, dating back around 3,000 … Continue reading

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World Conference explores persecution, martyrdom

  on August 22, 2013 in By Pamela Nielsen At Palanga, Lithuania — a site of extreme persecution against Lutherans during the Stalinist era — leaders of church bodies and seminaries around the world gathered Aug. 8-11 for the International … Continue reading

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China hit by ‘biggest ever’ cyber-attack

27 August 2013 Last updated at 07:53 ET BBC tech The attack targeted sites ending in “.cn” BBC story China has said it has suffered its “biggest ever” cyber-attack, causing many websites based in the country to go temporarily offline. … Continue reading

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Ancient Artificial Harbor Found in Israel

Megan Gannon, News Editor  Science, Social Science, & HumanitiesIsrael . View gallery A part of the 8th century BC mud-brick defensive wall. Archaeologists say they have discovered massive fortifications on the coast of Israel that may have protected an Assyrian … Continue reading

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Bishopess Katharine Jefferts Schori: Declining Numbers Maybe the Work of the Holy Spirit

How could such a thing be possible.  Although, in this article, it shows the ELCA Lutherans losing quite a bit more than the TEC Episcopalians. Of course, the ELCA is twice the size of TEC here in the USA. Now … Continue reading

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Is camel urine a cure for cancer?

Camel urine consumption in Yemen and Saudi Arabia Aug 10, 2013 Researchers in Muslim countries have lately been trying to lend some scientific basis to the claims that drinking piss will cure diseases. In February, a team from King Abdulaziz … Continue reading

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Muhammad’s letter to Christian monks at Mt. Sinai, 628AD

Egyptian Muslims forget Muhammad’s letter to Christian monks at Mt. Sinai Craig Considine Official blog This letter has been, and is ignored, by many, if not most, Islamic scholars who prefer to emphasis other Koran passages.  Christians can understand this habit … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Exorcists: What We Learn from Archaeology

Christian Living, Christianity, Church, Culture, Faith, Fr Jonathan Goertz, Kidney, News   An interesting lecture from an Archeological perspective dealing with casting out demons and non Christian exorcists facing Jesus. Fr. Orthohippo August 16, 2013 Leave a comment A lecture by … Continue reading

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Lutherans Elect Elizabeth Eaton First Female Presiding Bishop(ess)

It finally had to happen.  The ELCA lutherans followed the pattern of other denominations and churches making accommodation to popular culture. This group, to which I once belonged in a predecessor group (the ULCA then LCA) has made relationships with … Continue reading

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