Daily Archives: August 30, 2011

Gaddafi and the Bible

On the Bible Places blog: A headline in the Jerusalem Post catches my eye: “Libya interim rulers set Saturday ultimatum for Sirte.” The first paragraph identifies Sirte as Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown. The name sounds familiar and I turn to Acts … Continue reading

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Man on Pilgrimage of Thanks after Recovery from Car Crash is Run Over

And killed after only a mile into his journey. How very unfortunate: A year earlier, he had been injured in a road accident and made a full recovery. So the man decided to make a pilgrimage to a shrine to give thanks … Continue reading

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ANC Youth League Riots

But then again, you reap exactly what you sow: The ANC has blamed its youth league for the “hooligan behaviour” by supporters of league president Julius Malema in Johannesburg’s CBD on Tuesday. At least one policeman and five journalists were … Continue reading

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