Greetings, I am new to the SPN, and I have found myself increasingly reading more articles and discussions here, simply from my internet searches, without ever making an account. This is a bit lengthy but thought I should make this post to introduce myself to the community at large.
My path of...
As we review events going back to September 11, 2001, and before, we observe with horror an increase in the incidence of terrorism on our planet. We observe much of that emanating from the Middle East, the home of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. We observe a tradition from India, Sikhism, that...
Sabh Gobind Hein, Gobind bin Nahin Koi
Following are two very interesting events, One from Islam and the other one from Christianity.
Can the same happen in Sikhi?
If this happened in Sikhi, How in your opinion would the Sangat react?
Please share your opinions.
Imam Yahya Davis...
Ancient frescoes reignite debate over women priests
Fresco with a figure with outstretched hands one of the contested images showing a woman with outstretched hands
The re-opening of a labyrinth of catacombs in Rome has reignited a debate...
Christian newspaper must not use 'Allah', Malaysian court rules
Appeals court rejects claim that use of the word predates Islam, in landmark case exacerbating ethnic and religious divisions
Christian group apologizes to gay community
By DAVID CRARY | Associated Press – 1 hr 17 mins ago
The president of a leading Christian ministry dedicated to helping gays repress their sexual urges through prayer has apologized to the gay community and says the group is shutting down.
Arizona House member’s atheist nod at prayer time sparks do-over from Christian lawmaker
Ross D. Franklin By Associated Press, Published: May 22,2013
PHOENIX — An atheist lawmaker’s decision to give the daily prayer at the Arizona House of Representatives triggered a do-over from a...
Unconstitutional Christian Assembly At Northwest Rankin High School
Published 1, April 20, 2013
-Submitted by David Drumm (Nal), Guest Blogger
Northwest Rankin High School is a public high school located in Flowood, Mississippi. On Tuesday April 9th, a student, representing Pinelake...
A survey published this week found more young people turning away from religion, believing that the definition of being "moral" meant looking after your family rather than taking part in religion.
More than half of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned in the poll said their peers were less...
church of england
Britain won't be a Christian nation by 2030; Hindus, Muslims surge: Report
IANS | Mar 3, 2012, 07.28PM IST
LONDON: Britain may no longer be a Christian country by 2030 as the number of non-believers is set to overtake the number of Christians, a media report said.
Forwarded by forum member Tejwant Singh Malik
by MIKE SPINDELL
Most people who regularly visit this blog know that I am Jewish. While I am not what one would call a pious Jew, being a Deist in outlook, I have always been very proud of my ethnicity and of the religion, which plays a central...
by Nick Collins
A study of more than 13,000 young people found that 77 per cent of those who described themself as Hindu at the age of 15 went on to higher education, compared with 45 per cent of Christians.
Some 63 per cent of Sikh teenagers and 53 per cent of Muslims went on to study at...
by DESMONG TUTU
The following is excerpted from the Archbishop Desmond Tutu's new book, 'God Is Not A Christian: And Other Provocations.'
This talk also comes from a forum in Britain, where Tutu addressed leaders of different faiths during a mission to the city of Birmingham in 1989...
Jordan battles to regain 'priceless' Christian relics
29 March 11 06:30
By Robert Pigott
BBC News religious affairs correspondent
They could be the earliest Christian writing in existence, surviving almost 2,000 years in a Jordanian...
Forwarded by forum member Tejwant Singh ji Malik
A Muslim, a Christian, a Sikh and a Hindu Walk into a College Dorm Room ... and Discover World Peace
Member, Muslim Writers Guild of America
Posted: February 21, 2011 07:13 PM
So the story begins like this. Four students, an...
"Are they not God-fearing Christians, just like Muslims are also God-fearing? Why then did the organisers remove the sacred crucifixes? Isn’t it logical to deduce that they are not God-fearing beings but Satan-fearing ****-licking politicians who claim to be Christians? God-fearing Christians...
My Dear fellow SPN'ers
Sat Sri Akal
The Garden of Eden, The parting of the Red Sea, The miracles of Jesus....I could go on for a while as the Bible is a rich source of such material
But other than what was written down within the scriptures themselves, what secondary evidence exists to support...
T. J. Joseph, a teacher at Thodupuzha New Man College in the Southern most state of Kerala in South India was attacked by Muslim fundamentalists and his hands were cut off.
Kerala claims the highest literacy rate in India and Christians make 19% of the population of state with Islam and...
A prayer used some 2,000 years ago, still in use by monks and nuns in far away caves and monasteries but mostly unknown to the rest of the world, is the subject of a new documentary feature film and book. It's called Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer and focuses on a prayer thought to have first...