Defacing Bible

“If you feel you have been excluded from the Bible, please write your way back into it.” The above notice, alongside with a container of pens, are put by the open Bible at an exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (Goma) in Glasgow. The exhibit, … [Read more...]

Nude Mary Spurs Playboy Apology

A nude model resembling the Virgin Mary on the cover of the Mexican edition of Playboy Magazine has prompted the US firm to apologise (from Skynews.com). clipped from news.sky.com The publication hit newsstands on December 1, only days before a … [Read more...]

Soul Searching

Post Script 9 October 2008: I would like to thank you to everybody who reads this post and has set some time to send me private responses and messages. I understand why you choose to not posting your comments here and contact me directly. I … [Read more...]

We are Fasting. So?

Every year in Indonesia, we see something unique during the Islamic holy month, Ramadan, for about 30 days. It is the month of fasting, in which participating Muslims do not eat or drink anything from dawn until sunset, and must avoid obscene and … [Read more...]

What’s in A Name? (2)

clipped from news.bbc.co. 'Muhammad' teddy teacher arrested Gillian Gibbons is described as "a talented and able teacher "     A British schoolteacher has been arrested in Sudan accused of … [Read more...]

Bloody Religion

clipped from news.bbc.co.uk Mother dies after refusing blood The 22-year-old's funeral took place at Telford Crematorium A young Jehovah's Witness has died after giving birth to twins, amid … [Read more...]

Britz

I watched a program in Channel 4 the other day called "Britz" and it just... tickled me. The program, fictional of course, showed brother and sister, born in UK, Pakistan origin, Moslem (who don't drink, don't eat pork, but still sleep around, … [Read more...]

On Life

This guy turned up when I was sipping my usual caramel macchiato with my colleague in the afternoon break. He spotted us and we asked him to join our delightful conversation, and soon enough I found myself absorbing all of every word he said. … [Read more...]