Blood significance & Religious beliefs. JW.org’s Jehovah’s witnesses are mentioned in the discussion

I’m Ernie Rea and this is the Beyond Belief podcast. Today we’re discussing blood. Our religious traditions are steeped in the stuff, from ritual slaughter in the ancient Jewish temple to Islamic methods of killing animals – to the blood of Jesus shed on the cross. It seems to be Continue Reading

The Struggle of Being Gay in Albania

arfafgeg Up until the mid 90’s, if you’re openly gay in Albania you’ll be sent to prison. Our greek colleagues travelled to Albania and met with homosexuals who’ve suffered from bigotry and violence as a part of life in one of the Europe’s most homophobic countries. This is “Gay Albania”. Continue Reading

Cashing In On ‘El Chapo’: The Cult Of The Narco

From ISIS to the Islamic State: Inside the Caliphate (Trailer)

Bulldozing the Border Between Iraq and Syria: The Islamic State

The Femicide Crisis in the State of Mexico (Full Length)

The Islamic State (Full Length)

Sniper is located there. We Muslims want to introduce sharia in the country. By Allah, the only God, sharia can be established only weapon. I would like to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and to kill them, because they kill the infidels and the renegades. [VICE Continue Reading

The Spread of the Caliphate: The Islamic State (Part 1)

[Muslimeen] 911 and Written up insha’allah Fiorina Won Lila Lila Held up no i’m sure allah he Loves I have Been [Austin], We do [Latinas] [Leporello] or Sharp other wow Turn Around This is Raqqa the capital of the world’s newest Declared State The State Has Been Established by a Continue Reading

Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State

After taking control of the Syrian city of Raqqa, In March of 2013. The Islamic State or IS A group formally known as ISIS Has also taken over the role of governing every aspect of daily life. Under the strict interpretations of Sharia. These Islamic laws cover everything from High Continue Reading

Keeping Churches Safe and Welcoming

(Duane Anders) Our parents taught us, ‘The church is a safe place. The church is our home.’ (narrator) Pastor Duane Anders of Boise, Idaho’s Cathedral of the Rockies First United Methodist Church has seen a lot of change over his 20 plus years in ministry. (Duane Anders) It wasn’t that Continue Reading