Let’s take a moment to talk about Crusader fetishim. My love for the Crusaders is strong—otherwise I’d never have gotten through so many tedious academic Crusader histories. But I don’t buy into those images of heroic, muscular Crusaders charging (heroically!) into (muscular!) battle. Or the T-shirts with slogans like, “I’m the Crusader Allah warned you […]
Thomas Jefferson, serving as the ambassador to France, and John Adams, ambassador to Britain, met in London with Sidi Haji Abdrahaman, the Dey of Tripoli’s ambassador to Britain, attempting to negotiate a peace treaty with the Islamic world of their time. Jefferson and Adams argued in vain that the United States was not at war […]
Just as soon as the world was greeted with the Islamic terroristic murder of 50 patrons of a homosexual bar, it was also greeted with the verbal terror of “Pastor” Steven Anderson casually celebrating the “good news” of their deaths because they’re “a bunch of disgusting perverts and pedophiles,” who “were all going to die […]
Ezekiel 38 and 39 has been interpreted in various ways over the centuries. The most popular view sees the prophecy as a depiction of a future battle that includes an alliance of mostly Islamic nations led by modern-day Russia in an attack on Israel.
As anyone who is familiar with Bible prophecy knows, Russia was the designated end-time bad guy throughout the last century. With the fall of the former Soviet Union, prophetic speculators have regrouped to paint a new end-time picture based on current headlines. The takeover of the American Embassy by a group of Islamic extremists during […]