Politics

Jonah and Islamic State – by Matt Valler

The extremist Muslim terrorist organisation Islamic State (formerly ISIS) recently captured Nineveh in northern Iraq. The atrocities they have since committed there led me to revisit this ancient story... The word of Yahweh came to Jonah the Jew. "Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it because the stench of its wickedness… Continue reading Jonah and Islamic State – by Matt Valler

Social commentary

‘Will we be extremists for hate or for love?’

The brutal killing of the soldier yesterday in Woolwich is a shocking example of religious extremism leading to hatred and violence. In a bid to defend the vast majority of peaceful Muslims who completely condemn this kind of violence, I have read many comments which say that 'this has nothing to do with Islam'.  Understandable as… Continue reading ‘Will we be extremists for hate or for love?’