21 Feb Linguistics & Theology Scholar Challenges Qur’an Origin Story
Posted at 23:37h in Religious Literacy, Understanding Islam, Video 1 Comment
Linguistics and theology scholar challenges origin story of Qur’an. Mark Durie interviewed by Andrew Bolt on Sky News Australia....
09 Apr Were the ‘Dark Ages’ Really Dark?
Posted at 10:08h in Faith & Worldview Blog, Religious Literacy, Restoring Worldviews 0 CommentsToday just about anything and everything may be objected to as ‘sending us back to the Dark Ages’, including restrictions on subsidies for renewal energies, growth in faith schools, acts of terrorism, destruction of art works, the popularity of right-wing parties in Europe, the rise of superbugs, and denial of global warming. The Dark Ages have become proverbial.
04 Apr Calling for Violent Jihad in Australia
Posted at 21:05h in Freedom, Religious Literacy, Understanding Islam 0 CommentsFor at least four years, a copy of the Noble Qur’an was placed for public use in Canberra Airport's prayer room. This particular edition of the Qur’an, printed in the millions by Saudi Arabia, has very disturbing footnotes, which promote an aggressively radical interpretation of Islam not very different from the doctrines and practice of ISIS. It is disturbing that this particular Qur’an was selected for the prayer room. (After this article was published, the Qur’an was removed.)