ISIS: Paris Attacks ‘First Of The Storm’

In the NY Times: The Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the catastrophic attacks in the French capital, calling them “the first of the storm” and mocking France as a “capital of prostitution and obscenity,” according to statements released in multiple languages on one of the terror group’s encrypted messaging accounts. The remarks came…

Paris

Please would you take a moment to remember and pray for those who have been caught up in the horrific coordinated terror attacks in #Paris last night. With over 150 dead and scores more injured, this is the deadliest violence in Paris since World War II. Now while I have my own opinions as to what is…

The BBC: Writing Christianity Out of History

A few days ago I had the slimy experience of listening to a forty-minute discussion on BBC radio purporting to show the history of Britain through the medium of poetry. I describe the experience as slimy because I felt, having listened to it, that I had been slimed, finding myself covered spiritually, intellectually, and emotionally…

Iceland Turning To Paganism

An Ásatrú temple is opening in Reykjavik for the first time in a millennium. The Atlantic: Next year, for the first time in a millennium, a pagan temple will wel-come Reykjavik’s faithful. The heathen house of worship, vaguely resembling a misshapen meringue, will be aligned with the sun’s path and burrowed into a hill near…

Cape Town Station Shooting Today, A Terror Attack?

eNCA: The circumstances surrounding a shooting at a Cape Town station on Tuesday remain unclear, but what has been confirmed is that a man died during the incident from a self-inflicted gunshot. Western Cape police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said: “The circumstances surrounding the death of an unknown man are being investigated after he allegedly…