Coptic Orthodox and Egypt

The vast majority of Egyptians are now Muslims, forcibly converted over the centures from Coptic Christianity but some have held on with varying degrees of political and economic power over the centuries because of  their once  dominant position.  Many converted though as the Moslems started to win and gain more territory through jihad &  so … Continue reading Coptic Orthodox and Egypt

Sisi and the Copts

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, right, offers his condolences to EgyptCoptic Orthodox Church leaders have pledged support for Egypt’s constitution in the referendum last year that followed the ousting of democratically elected Islamist President Mohammed Morsi by the Egyptian army, during the much ballyhooed Egyptian Spring, led at the time by Mr. Sisi. It was … Continue reading Sisi and the Copts

Morning Promise…Jeremiah 31:31

Today’s Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 31:31-34 “The days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and with the people of Judah. "It will not be like the covenant I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to lead them out of Egypt, … Continue reading Morning Promise…Jeremiah 31:31

Camels in the OT & the absence of evidence

.Reposted from Is the Bible Wrong about Camels in Genesis? by Kenneth Way Recent news reports are claiming that the references to camels in the patriarchal narratives (Gen 12:16; etc.) of Genesis are “anachronistic,” or historically out of place, because there is allegedly no evidence for camel domestication before the tenth century BC. This … Continue reading Camels in the OT & the absence of evidence