Random thoughts on Bible topics.
How news makes a crisis
News is not a merely a neutral report of events. ... More
Does faith have anything to do with the economy? This present crisis shows it does. Business “confidence” is a measure of an economy. Kevin Rudd the Prime minister of Australia describes the answer to Australian loss of confidence as a need 'to move heaven and earth'. ... More
George Bush was not at all concerned about a shoe being thrown at him. To most people in the European or Western world, that is the sort of thing an immature kid might do. If they threw rotten fruit, now that might be an insult, but a shoe? ... More
In the Middle East the shadows of history are cast very long.
Before it was Palestine it was Canaan... More
The current world Economic Failure
The credit crisis, stock market falls and government fear have come from fundamental failures in a profit orientated free market economy. The world in placing value on growth on money or in old fashioned terms, usury, has forgotten the meaning of economy.
Definition of economy... More
This past year 2007-8 was 5768 in the Hebrew calendar. The 824th occurrence of the 7th year, or in Hebrew shmita. ... More
Amongst the leading online world news reports for the week, dominated by the distress in China due to earthquake and the devastating cyclone in Burma, was a tribute to 60 years with Israel. But is there any link between the three countries? ... More
'Armageddon' is English for an Ancient Greek translation of a Hebrew place name, but, due to its use to describe any form of disaster, it is much misunderstood. The Bible is very simple. The Bible says that at this place there will be a battle. A battle in a war between all nations. A world war. ... More