A different review.A conservative atheist praises “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” and glorifies that devout christian lady. Link to the written review Link to Dutch original of the review
The short video speaks for itself.Only after I made the video I noticed that this self declared best islam scholar ever also mentions his mentor in the USA, after he had fled Turkey: a Mr. Khalifa. In my first book (Islamophobia? – only available in Dutch) I dedicated a section, titled 19?, on page 119-120.… Continue reading Thank you, Google!
Reading (just) 8 sentences from Genesis. I read them in Dutch but subtitle them in English.
About four years ago I visited Rome with my brother (I was mainly looking for more inspiration for a sequel to my Dutch faction-novel Alexandra’s Reis). During a long walk our attention was drawn to this enormous building. It has a really impressive exterior, visible from afar. It was less impressive than St. Peter’s Basilica,… Continue reading How many more popes?
This video is about quite a number of different subjects. One of those is the really very peculiar aspect of religious doctrines on “superstitions and false religions”. Links: Last week’s video.The article by George Mitchell.The article by the Sahara Reporters.The article by the British anti-Churchill, anti-Trump professor.
This is a photo of a Turkish -or should I say Ottoman?- restaurant in Scheveningen, near The Hague, Netherlands.1453 is the year Turkish ruler Erdogan often brags about: it was the year the Turkish invaders of Anatolia conquered and devastated the christian city Constantinople, in effect terminating the Byzantine Empire. Do any search on the… Continue reading Imagine…
A video about a longer text. In a way it is a video about the huge difference between Europe and the USA. To quote Randy Newman: Step out into the light You’re the best dream man has ever dreamed And may all your Christmases be white While I made the video I was again amazed… Continue reading Not your average Whit Sunday sermon
Hardly any bible reading this time although that tag does fit this video. My father died a year before this church was demolished. A few years ago there was some kind of a contest in the Netherlands wherein this church was named as one of the most beautiful demolished buildings. My family regularly visited its… Continue reading Rejoicing at Revelation horror
Deliberately no English versions of the Old Testament were consulted for the literal quotes. I know, and probably you do too, that the differences are of minor importance.
There is something strange about stained glass. During the day it doesn’t look very special from the outside, unless it is not a church but a modern, light building. Within the church it can then produce beautiful images. The most beautiful images, however, we see in the evening: from outside. Clever move.