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Sudan woman gets death sentence for apostasy - 15 May 2014
A Sudanese judge has sentenced a Christian woman to hang for apostasy, despite appeals by Western embassies for compassion and respect for religious freedom. The case, thought to be the first of its kind to be heard in Sudan, involves a woman whose ...

Is Apostasy Possible for Christians? Hebrews 6 says Yes

Patheos (blog) - 28 Jun 2017
Theological systems, while not bad in themselves, can often lead to very strained interpretations of Biblical texts, especially when the 'system' is the primary intellectual grid through which the text is being read. This can easily be illustrated from ...

What Are Warning Signs Of Falling Into Apostasy?

Patheos (blog) - 23 Jun 2017
When we read about apostasy, it's typically about a group or a believer falling away from the truth, particularly from the essentials of the faith, like the divinity of Christ, the sinless nature and life of Christ, and the fact that we're saved by ...

Bishop urges NGO to study apostasy, not call for ban

Malaysiakini (subscription) - 22 Jun 2017
Catholic bishop Paul Tan Chee Ing urged the Muslim NGO that called for a ban on evangelical Christianity to do research on the reasons on their alleged claim that Muslims in droves are converting to Christianity. The Centre of Human Rights Research and ...

Saudi actor wins court case against apostasy accuser

Zawya - 03 Jun 2017
“Our major issue is that some people make gratuitous accusations of apostasy,” Al Qasbi said in remarks carried by Saudi daily Okaz on Wednesday. “Following this ruling, there will be no more free-for-all accusations. No one will be immune no matter ...

Monsignor Bux: We Are in a Full Crisis of Faith

National Catholic Register (blog) - 21 Jun 2017
The first implication of doctrinal anarchy for the Church is division, caused by apostasy, which is the abandonment of Catholic thought, as defined by St. Vincent of Lerins: quod semper, quod ubique, quod ab omnibus creditur (what has been believed ...

Williams: Christopher Hitchens, a Man Alone

The Daily Iowan - 27 Jun 2017
Oppenheimer contends that Hitchens' support for the Iraq War constituted not only an apostasy from the left but an accompanying joining of the right. What this is better interpreted as is an unprecedented instance of Hitchens “going along” with the ...

Mauritania clerics want 'apostasy' blogger executed

BBC News - 14 Nov 2016
A body of Muslim clerics in Mauritania has called for the death sentence to be carried out against a blogger convicted of apostasy in 2014. Mauritania, an Islamic republic, has not applied a death penalty since 1987. The Forum of Imams and Ulemas says ...

Egypt's Al-Azhar varsity head sacked over apostasy remarks

Malaysiakini (subscription) - 07 May 2017
The grand imam of Al-Azhar University Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb has sacked the varsity's president, Ahmed Hosni Taha, after the latter had labelled a controversial Egyptian writer an apostate. The internationally renowned Egypt-based varsity, in a ...

New Music Video "Desperate Cry" Issued By Soul Demise

Metal Underground - 28 Jun 2017
The latest single from "Thin Red Line" has taken shape in the form of a music video for "Desperate Cry" from German melodic death metal act Soul Demise. The album was issued back in May via Apostasy Records. The band commented: "Times are rough.

Heretics Embracing Homosexuality Doesn't Make It True

Christian Post - 21 Jun 2017
Second, the Bible often warns us against compromise and apostasy, both moral and creedal. And in every generation, there have been heretics who have departed from the faith. Should we therefore celebrate every heretical doctrine and practice as proof ...

Mauritania: Blogger Faces Execution for Apostasy

Human Rights Watch - 26 Jan 2017
(Tunis) – A Mauritanian blogger convicted of apostasy faces execution unless the Supreme Court cancels or commutes his death sentence in a ruling expected on January 31, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The Mauritanian authorities should drop ...

Apostasy and Ambiguity: 'Silence' Asks Hard Questions

National Catholic Register - 10 Feb 2017
Whatever we make of Augustine's reasoning on this point, the Christian faith does tell us that there are things that are intrinsically wrong, that can never be done under any circumstances for any reason — and apostasy, repudiation of the Christian ...

“Silence” and Apostasy

Catholic World Report - 04 Jan 2017
This mode of revelation is not unheard of in Catholic literature (see St. Francis at San Damiano), but given that the fumie is a state-designed image of Christ made to stepped on and so prove apostasy or non-Christianity (therefore, a kind of demonic ...

Clayton Kershaw Is an Article of Faith

The Ringer (blog) - 28 Jun 2017
True apostasy knows no equivocation. If Scherzer had actually passed Kershaw as the best pitcher in baseball, the takes wouldn't read like they're trying to get a study that proved nothing published in a peer-reviewed journal; they'd be definitive.

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