Last year Obama's state department finally recognised the genocide.
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Liberal western media ignores Christian genocide

The U.S.’s liberal media has been ignoring Christian genocide, according to the Media Research Center (MRC) a conservative media watchdog group monitoring Christian persecution across the globe. The persecution of Christians around the world was completely brushed under the rug by the Obama administration and the liberal media was complicit in […]

Trump: the turning of the tide?
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Trump: the turning of the tide?

David Holloway addresses whether Trump represents a reversal of an extreme secular culture from a British post-Brexit perspective   On 20 January 2017 Donald J Trump became President of the United States of America. His inaugural message gave rise to this headline in Time magazine: “The new President reverses course […]

Franklin Graham of Samaritan's Purse
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Evangelicals give Trump mixed reviews after inauguration

The ascendancy of Donald J. Trump to become the 45th president of the United States has met with mixed reviews by evangelical leaders whose followers made up a significant portion of the vote to put him in the White House. Housing and Urban Development’s Dr  Ben Carson believes that God spoke clearly to him that Trump would be president. Donald Trump has appointed nine […]

Christianity provides a safe context for free institutions to flourish
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Christianity provides a safe context for free institutions to flourish

Christianity and Freedom: Volume 1  Historical Perpectives edited by Timothy Samuel Shah and Allen D Hertzke, Cambridge University Press 2016  413 pp   £66 As the American Presidential election nears with forebodings of threats to religious freedom, this timely collection of fifteen essays examines the contributions of pre-Reformation Christianity to the […]

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Trump’s victory: how do we understand it biblically?

Richard Bauckham’s recent book, The Bible in the Contemporary World: Hermeneutical offers Ventures, some helpful clarification about values for Christians in globally dominant countries.  He does not directly address the United States of America, but his comments are particularly valuable for Christians to consider as the country moves forward with a new government.  He examines […]