Archive for Juli, 2012

U.S. Evangelicals Crusading for Homophobia in Africa

Donnerstag, Juli 26th, 2012

The Guardian, 24. Juli 2012 (Übersetzung):

Christlich-evangelikale Gruppen in den USA versuchen sich an einer «kulturellen Kolonisierung» Afrikas und eröffnen Büros in zahlreichen Ländern, um Angriffe auf Homosexualität und Abtreibung zu befördern, so der Untersuchungsbericht einer liberalen Expertenkommission. Amerikanische religiöse Organisa­tionen expandieren ihr Operationsgebiet über den ganzen Kontinent, betreiben Lobby-Arbeit für konservative politische Strategien und Gesetze und fachen Homophobie an, behaupten die Political Research Associates (PRA) mit Sitz in Boston. (mehr …)

„Christian Europe never existed“

Dienstag, Juli 24th, 2012

Everyone knows that religion has crumbled since medieval times when all Europe walked secure in faith and grace. […] [But] in recent years a number of religious historians have assembled evidence that the medieval masses were, in fact, remarkably irreligious, at least in terms of religious participation […]. Andrew Greeley (forthcoming) has summarized these historical conclusions with characteristic succinctness:

    „There is no reason to believe that the peasant masses of Europe were ever very devout Christians, not in the sense that we usually mean when we use these words. There could be no deChristianization as the term is normally used because there was never any Christianization in the first place. Christian Europe never existed.“

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Some cute & funny stuff from Korea

Montag, Juli 23rd, 2012

Boys‘ kissing game on TV:

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The Creepy Strategy Of Christian Self-Victimisation

Mittwoch, Juli 18th, 2012

Sternstunden der Aufklärung

Montag, Juli 16th, 2012

Christian teens start weeping when a gay activist criticizes „the bullshit in the bible.“ Man, that’s pathetic!

And some funny stuff on the Pope.