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It’s horrifying to hear how Franklin Graham dismissed domestic violence

Reading Time: 5 minutes Christian evangelist Franklin Graham told a victim of domestic violence that she ought to return to her husband and downplayed her allegations of abuse, according to a jaw-dropping story in the Washington Post. The story revolves around Naghmeh Panahi, the wife of Saeed Abedini, a Christian pastor who was imprisoned in Iran in 2012 in […]

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US Evangelical Group Interferes in UK

Reading Time: 2 minutes Records that have been made available that show that a conservative US evangelical organisation, The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), is taking legal action against UK entertainment venues who blocked Franklin Graham from talking due to his homophobia, amongst other things. The Guardian reports: The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) is suing venues in Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield […]

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Five Times When Jesus Sounded Like a Humanist

Reading Time: 14 minutes I’ve said before that I’m not much of a fan of Jesus. If the reports of what he taught his followers have any truth to them, he said a number of things to which I object (and I don’t mean just the parts about believing in invisible spirits). The Jesus I Don’t Like For one thing, […]