Author Archives: Mere Christian

A Christian View of Nature

A Christian View of Nature by G. K. Chesterton “The main point of Christianity was this: that Nature is not our MOTHER: Nature is our SISTER. We can be proud of her beauty, since we have the same father; but … Continue reading

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Two Coptic children arrested in Egypt for ‘insulting Islam’

Two Coptic children arrested in Egypt for ‘insulting Islam’ reported in Ahram online Two Coptic Christian children Nabil Nagy Rizk, 10, and Mina Nady Farag, 9, were arrested, Tuesday, for insulting religion in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Beni Suef, … Continue reading

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The holy or the broken Hallelujah

Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen “Now I’ve heard there was a secret chord That David played, and it pleased the Lord But you don’t really care for music, do you? It goes like this The fourth, the fifth The minor fall, … Continue reading

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Can we eat money?

Can we eat money? I am not a sociologist or a historian, and I don’t claim any authority for what I write. However, I thought to share my view on money with others. Over our long history, humans almost always failed … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis: on Friendship

C. S. Lewis: on Friendship “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”

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Nietzsche Fighting Monsters

Fighting Monsters Friedrich Nietzsche said: “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” Nietzsche created … Continue reading

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The Rape of Christopher Stevens

The Rape of Christopher Stevens by Raymond Ibrahim By obsessing over the 14-minute YouTube Muhammad video and its maker, the mainstream media ultimately exonerates the inexcusable and murderous response of the Islamic world.

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Reality Check: The “Jesus’ Wife” Coptic Fragment

Reality Check: The “Jesus’ Wife” Coptic Fragment by Daniel B. Wallace There has been an unbelievable torrent of hoopla over a newly discovered—or rather, recently announced—Coptic fragment that speaks of Jesus as being married. The news of this small, business-card-sized … Continue reading

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Different flavors of slavery

Does it matter what kind of slave ? “So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will … Continue reading

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Life of Peter: starring Omar Sharif

Life of Peter: starring Omar Sharif Full movie 3 hours 17 minutes

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2016: Obama’s America (by Dinesh D’souza)

2016: Obama’s America Written and Directed by Dinesh D’souza Trailer Youtube has removed the full movie because of copyright issues. We replaced it with the trailer. We do not want to violate any copyrights. Mr. D’souza deserves our support.

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Egypt’s Endangered Christians: Freedom House Report

Egypt’s Endangered Christians This report finds that the religious freedom of Egypt’s 6 to 10 million (in 1999) strong Coptic Christian community, while generally able to practice its religion, is threatened in varying degrees by terrorism from extreme Islamic groups, … Continue reading

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The Tip of the Iceberg of Christian Persecution

The Tip of the Iceberg of Christian Persecution by Raymond Ibrahim Two Christians living in the Islamic world under arrest and awaiting execution—the one charged with apostasy, the other with blasphemy—were just released.

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Structure of church in 1st century AD vs. church in 21st AD

Structure of church in 1st century AD vs. church in 21st AD When looking back at the first century church, we get surprised by how much it was different  from the churches of our century, including all denominations. In all … Continue reading

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Church tradition and scripture: which has the authority?

Church tradition and scripture: which has the authority? So many Christians believe in the authority of church traditions handed down through the ages to us. Others believe that it is only scripture that have the ultimate authority (Sola Scriptura). The … Continue reading

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The history of Islam in Europe: and how it effects us to this day!!

The history of Islam in Europe And how it effects us to this day!!

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The Gospels as Eyewitness Accounts

The Gospels as Eyewitness Accounts Lecture by Dr. Peter Williams

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In Egypt: Muslims leave Dahshur in ruins beyond repair

In Dahshur: Ruin beyond repair by Robier al-Faris The Giza town of Dahshur was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1979, since it is home to five of the most famous pyramids of ancient Egypt. Today, and … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis: on Human Nature

C. S. Lewis: on Human Nature C. S. Lewis was one of the best who described the human nature not as a state of being but as a state of becoming. For him, the journey starts here, on Earth, but … Continue reading

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A Song to Jesus: by Celine Dion

A Song to Jesus sung by Celine Dion For all those times you stood by me For all the truth that you made me see For all the joy you brought to my life

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Crusade Myths

Crusade Myths by Thomas F. Madden* The Crusades are much in the news of late. President Bush made the mistake of referring to the war against terrorism as a “crusade” and was roundly criticized for uttering a word both offensive … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis: on Love of God

C. S. Lewis: on Love of God “The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”

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Islamic Justice: Living the Sharia dream

Islamic Justice: Living the Sharia dream In Egypt, any sexual relationship outside marriage is considered a misdemeanor, but the justice works with different standards for different people. In 2010, Girgis Baromie 18 years, a Coptic (Christian), was sentenced for 15 … Continue reading

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Muslim Brotherhood MP Seeks to Abolish Female Rights and Enforce Female Genital Mutilation

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood MP Seeks to Abolish Female Rights and Enforce Female Genital Mutilation Cross-posted from Jihad Watch By Raymond Ibrahim According to the Egyptian website Youm 7, Azza al-Jarf, a female Member of Parliament representing the Muslim Brotherhood’s “Freedom … Continue reading

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Goal of Muslim Brotherhood in North America

Goal of Muslim Brotherhood in North America This May 1991 memo was written by Mohamed Akram, a.k.a. Mohamed Adlouni, for the Shura Council of the Muslim Brotherhood. In the introductory letter, Akram referenced a “long-term plan…approved and adopted” by the … Continue reading

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