By W. Marris
First Jihad?! First Genocide?!
A Centennial Re-Introduction to the Armenian Holocaust of 1915
By W. Colin Marris
“Der Voorghmia, Der Voorghmia” (“Lord Have Mercy, Lord Have Mercy”)
Dateline: the center East…Innocent Christians starved, burned, beheaded, and crucified…
The haunting cries of helpless girls and kids taken from Today’s information Headlines, AND amazingly these of a century ago!
April of the 12 months 2015 marks the a centesimal anniversary of the tragic persecution and loss of life of greater than 1000000 Armenians in what have been the preliminary mass genocide, and the 1st Muslim “Holy conflict” of the 20th Century. unusually adequate, with the surprising emergence of ISIS, a really related crime is at the moment being perpetrated in nearly a similar position, opposed to an analogous form of special, blameless victims.
After 100 years have elapsed, the injuries of have by no means actually healed. Turks and Armenians stay bitterly divided over fees and counter-charges in regards to the motives, accountability, and request for forgiveness. but regardless of the unending acrimony and indignant debate, the yankee public this present day is familiar with little or no concerning the disaster, although it was once extensively mentioned during this state a century in the past. it truly is excessive time that the topic is revisited.
Much has been written concerning the tragic episode of 1915, yet almost it all is both hugely subjective, representing the view of just one facet or the opposite, or is just too scholarly for a normal viewers. what's sorely wanted is a good researched and independent ebook that provides a balanced creation to the ancient calamity that remains so present in its repercussions.
History DOES repeat itself! learn how the headlines of at the present time have been really solid within the century past.
By PASTOR REA GRANT
Many Christians ask yourself why they're top hum-drum lives, and why their minds are so boring approximately Biblical issues. i'm hoping that my books will meet a deeply felt want within the hearts of many. If i'll say so, I additionally understand how dry and barren the hearts and minds of ministers and different academics of the note can turn into at times.
I essentially guidance believers far and wide to hitch me in examining throughout the Gospel of Matthew, take heed to HIM; the Gospel of Mark, HE DOES ALL issues good; the Gospel of Luke, JESUS WALKED in addition to THEM; the Gospel of John, HIS DISCIPLES BELIEVED IN HIM; and the ebook of Acts, because the SPIRIT ENABLED THEM. If God supplies me energy, after a interval of leisure from writing, i want to proceed with the Epistles of the hot Testament.
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By Abraham Ben-Zvi,Aharon Klieman
By Simon C. Smith
By Achad Ha'am,Christian Wiese
Achad Ha’am (d.h. „Einer aus dem Volk“, Pseudonym für Ascher Ginzberg, geb.1856 in Russland, gest. 1927 in Tel Aviv) gilt als einer der wichtigsten Theoretiker des Zionismus und als herausragender hebräischer Schriftsteller seiner Zeit. Sein Denken, das traditionelles Judentum, zeitgenössische Philosophie, russische und hebräische Literatur sowie Einflüsse des europäischen Nationalismus miteinander ins Gespräch brachte, spiegelt die spannungsreiche Begegnung des osteuropäischen Judentums mit der Moderne wider. Unter dem Titel Am Scheidewege (hebr. Al paraschat derachim) versammelte Achad Ha’am zuletzt im Jahr 1921 seine Essays, in denen er in Auseinandersetzung mit dem politischen Zionismus Theodor Herzls die Theorie des Kulturzionismus entwickelte. Dabei sprach er Palästina die Bedeutung eines geistigen Zentrums des jüdischen Volkes zu, forderte aber vor allem die kulturelle Erneuerung des Judentums in der Diaspora. Die neue Ausgabe enthält eine umfassende Auswahl zentraler Texte Achad Ha’ams, von denen einige nun erstmals ins Deutsche übertragen wurden. In Verbindung mit der umfassenden Erschließung und Kommentierung der Essays werden spannende Einblicke in die Entwicklung und das geistige Umfeld frühzionistischen Denkens ermöglicht.
By Reinhard Pirngruber
By Sir Jens
By George W. Harper
In the 1930's Hollywood constructed horror videos that includes diverse monsters reminiscent of Frankenstein, the Wolfman, Dracula, and the mum.
Among those was once a sinister cult of overseas satan worshippers with a penchant for sacrificing luscious beauties, abducted for his or her wiles. those ladies have been normally laid out atop an altar the place devotees of the satan chanted litanies to devil whereas the evil priest waved a menacing knife vaguely pointing at a part uncovered breast. At this aspect the hero bursts in to defeat the villain and rescue the maiden.
Thinly disguised allusions to the Yezidees hinted on the real life of a dread cult of satan worshipers in the world.
Naturally, they bought all of it unsuitable! Hollywood has seldom been accused of no longer warping fact to make their case. Garbled money owed of the Yezidees are their basically touch with truth and the result was once a forgone end. every type of fundamentalist preachers picked up at the subject matter of their sermons. utilizing the Yezidee as a main instance of the wickedness which stalks the earth. In each telling the distortions grew till the Yezidee have been nearly misplaced in the cloud of fable.
So who're the Yezidee? what's their religion? Why are they pushed aside as "Devil Worshipers"? Do they really worship the satan, (or Shaitan, or Eblis because the a number of non secular sects identify the Evil One)?
Little is learn about the rituals of those humans, and so much of what's recognized has been corrupted and mangled. this can be mostly simply because they're intensely secretive in regards to the info in their faith. Commendable paintings has been performed to list their tune and their dances that may have foreshadowed the "Whirling Dervishes" of the Sufi Moslem sect. Their medication and normal therapeutic practices were recorded yet their theology is rarely recognized by means of an individual now not in their religion.
Here we tackle those difficulties via a cautious exam of the scanty on hand facts, and try and reconstruct a normal photo of the sect. beginning at it truly is inception and into contemporary to projecting a possible destiny. because it is essentially a sociological challenge, no absolute solutions might be promised. nonetheless this is often apt to be the main exact research ever tried. Al the least it offers a valuable start line for destiny realizing of the sect.
By Agnes Loeffler
By Elie Kedouri