Daily Archives: March 30, 2011

Is Hell Crowded or Empty?

Writes Fr Robert Barron: An Internet controversy is percolating around a soon-to-be-published book by well-known evangelical preacher Rob Bell. In “Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived,” Bell advocates the “universalist” position … Continue reading

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Seven Years of Drought in Israel

Via Bible Places.com: The rainy season in Israel is over and the results are not good.  This marks the seventh consecutive year of drought.  From the Jerusalem Post: This year, the North received much more water than the center and … Continue reading

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Satanism through the Ages

The term Satanism represents a broad range of religions, world views, and literature that all look favourably on Satan or similar rebellious figures. The Telegraph (UK) reports on the worship of this fiend: Satan first appeared in the Hebrew Bible as an … Continue reading

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Zahi Hawass Reappointed as Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities

And he’s back: CAIRO — Egypt’s chief archaeologist Zahi Hawass, the guardian of some of the world’s most important treasures, was on Wednesday named minister of antiquities, the official MENA news agency reported. Hawass had served as head of the Supreme Council of … Continue reading

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Today in History: USA Buys Alaska for $7.2 Million from Russia

On March 30, 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward paid Russia $7.2 million for the 586,412-square mile territory of Alaska. Russia set up a presence in Alaska in the 18th century, when Danish explorer Vitus Bering, with the … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Blog?

Lovely thoughtful post on Christian blogging. Worth a read. Thanks to Stuart for pointing it out!

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Company Uses Cells From Abortions to Test Artificial Flavors

This is enough to make you sick: A pro-life group that monitors the use of cells from babies victimized by abortions is today highlighting a biotech company, Senomyx, which it says produces artificial flavor enhancers using aborted fetal cell lines to test their products. … Continue reading

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