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Constantine and the Great Transformation
Johannes Jacobse, IRD emeritus board member
Princeton’s Robert George and Islam
Muslim Matters writer Jennifer S. Bryson, citing liberal and conservative sources, corrects errant claims that IRD emeritus board member and USCIRF appointee Robert P. George is an Islamophobe.
The anti-Israel Religious Left has a new target for its fury, and it's not anybody like old nemeses like evangelical Zionists Pat Robertson or John Hagee.
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"We [Christians] used to fear communism. This Sunday, more Christians will worship in China than all the western world combined.”
– Chris Wright, International Ministries Director at Langham Partnership International