CultureWatch

Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

A Tale of Two Men – and Two Faiths

Apr 1, 2018

Today is Easter Sunday. Christians the world over celebrate the most important event in human history: the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. At the heart of this event is one person giving his life for others, so that they

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Responding to the Islamisation of the West

Dec 27, 2017

Throughout much of the West major cities have large concrete blocks placed around high-traffic pedestrian areas. So what is that all about? Works of modern art? Not quite – they are security bollards. Security from what? Well, sadly, from basically

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Melbourne Terrorism and Truth Denial

Dec 22, 2017

As I said at the end of my article yesterday about the latest terror attack in Melbourne, it is interesting how it always seems to boil down to one common factor: no, not Islam, but mental illness! This is the

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Terrorism in Melbourne, Once Again

Dec 21, 2017

Another day, another terror attack, this time yet again on the busy streets of Melbourne. So far at least 14 people have been taken to hospital for treatment after a speeding SUV ploughed down crowds of pedestrians in one of

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On the Las Vegas Shooting

Oct 3, 2017

In one sense there is nothing to say here – certainly nothing really new or insightful or all that helpful. The best thing is to keep praying for everyone involved. So that at least I can encourage all of you

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Islamophiles Prove Our Point

Aug 5, 2017

The West is filled with clueless wonders who tell us repeatedly and adamantly that Islam is not a threat, it is a religion of peace, and the only real problem we face is “Islamophobia”. How many times have we heard

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The Ongoing War on Christianity in Australia

Jul 27, 2017

Hot on the heels of the ABC’s attack piece on evangelical Christians, we have yet more cases of anti-Christian bigotry. They also come from the loony left, and are just the latest of many relentless attacks on Christianity. The newest

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Terrorism: When Truth Disappears

Jun 21, 2017

Note: I do not favour any acts of terror, or any violence against innocent civilians.

With yet more European terrorism – this time in Brussels, Paris and London – we have to once again restate basic truths. Never mind that

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Evil, and Humanity Without God

Jun 5, 2017

The latest Islamic terror attack – this time at London Bridge – has in one sense sort of dampened what I was going to say here. But I will say it anyway. In the face of such blatant evil, it

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Sharia Creep Ever On the Rise

Apr 19, 2017

The more creeping sharia takes place in the West, the more Western leaders and elites seem to be in denial about it all. It is as if massive dark fog has fallen over the media, our political leaders, and the

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Stockholm: Another Day, Another Jihad Attack

Apr 8, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden: the latest Western location to experience firsthand the religion of peace at work. This time, another truck attack, killing and wounding many. The terrorist attack has only just occurred hours ago, but now we are learning more details

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Wilders, the Dutch, and the Future of Europe

Mar 18, 2017

Times are a changing. After Brexit and Trump – two unexpected victories – other countries are now looking at radical political and social turnarounds. This is especially the case in Europe. We had one election there this week, and we

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Four Important New Australian Books

Feb 28, 2017

Of the making of many books there is no end, or so the writer of Ecclesiastes said (Ecc. 12:12). I think he was on to something there. New books are pouring from the presses all the time, and some at

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