Category Archives: Publications

Exposing the Audacious Project to Make Christian Converts in America’s Prisons

God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration by Tanya Erzen (Beacon Press, 2017).  God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration by Tanya Erzen (Beacon Press, 2017).   

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White Christian West Crimes through History

“The name of Christ has caused more persecutions, wars, and miseries than any other name has caused.” – John E. Remsburg Over hundreds and thousands of years the same nations that dictate how the world today functions have been responsible … Continue reading

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Church Battles Efforts to Ease Sex Abuse Suits

Matt Rourke/Associated Press By LAURIE GOODSTEIN and ERIK ECKHOLM While the first criminal trial of a Roman Catholic church official accused of covering up child sexual abuse has drawn national attention to Philadelphia, the church has been quietly engaged in … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI Cover Up 200 Child Abuse Claims

 A BBC documentary has exposed that Pope Benedict XVI, aka Cardinal Ratzinger, played a leading role in a systematic cover-up of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests. In 2001, while he was a cardinal, he issued a secret Vatican … Continue reading

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The Anglican Church and Its Slavery Past as the USPG Celebrates 310th Anniversary: Is an Apology Enough?

The United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (USPG)–the world's oldest Anglican mission agency–is celebrating, this month, its 310th anniversary. The anniversary began with a special service at York Minster on Saturday, 7 May, with Archbishop John Sentamu in … Continue reading

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The Rise of Modern Religious Fundamentalism Worldwide

by Christopher Helali No one can deny that we live in dangerous times. Never before in world history has there been this level of religious radicalism and fundamentalism on a global scale. Every major religion has organized constituents that mobilize … Continue reading

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Lessons from Conversion by Burning Temples and Cutting the Head of Buddha Statues in Korea

by Minh Thạnh Over the last decade, a large number of Buddhist temples in Korea had been destroyed or damaged by fanatically devout Christians. More recently, the Buddha statues, regarded as the devil, were attacked and beheaded in the name … Continue reading

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1956 – A Year of National and Religious Awakening

by  Senaka Weeraratna Buddhism has been the most powerful single factor in the development of Sri Lanka’s civilization. For more than 2, 300 years, Sri Lanka developed and projected a country image that was predominantly Buddhist. Though this pre-disposition was … Continue reading

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Indonesia: “Christianisation” and Intolerance

by International Crisis Group (ICG), 2010, Asia Briefing N°114 Religious tolerance in Indonesia has come under increasing strain in recent years, particularly where hardline Islamists and Christian evangelicals compete for the same ground. Islamists use “Christianisation” – a term that … Continue reading

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Donors Proceed With Caution, Tithing Declines

A new research study by the Barna Group explores how the charitable landscape has changed over the last two and a half years. The study examines how many Americans have been affected by the economic downturn, how this has influenced … Continue reading

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