Ex-EDL Leader a “Surprise Guest” at Silent Conquest Showing in London

At the Spectator, Nick Cohen reports from a recent showing of the film Silent Conquest: If you haven’t seen it, Silent Conquest is a documentary for everyone who goes along with the ‘Islamisation of the West crowd’. The producers say that it ‘offers a frightening insight into the extent to which Europe, Canada and the United Nations have already […]

Reverend Paul Flowers and Satanic Panic

From the Manchester Evening News, January 2006: SHOCK waves reverberated round the Langley estate this week as residents tried to come to terms with the revelations of the suffering of the parents and children involved in the false allegations of satanic abuse more than 15 years ago. …This week a former Langley councillor, Robin Parker, told […]

Benjamin Netanyahu, Elie Wiesel, and Rupert Murdoch Praise John Hagee at Dinner Event

From Charisma magazine: With more than 1.6 million members, pastor John Hagee’s Christians United for Israel (CUFI) has become a powerful force in pro-Israel advocacy in American politics. …But despite the efforts of Hagee, who is arguably the face of Christian Zionism today, many Jews remain skeptical of evangelical support for Israel. Can’t think why: (Full details on that clip, derived […]

Fallout From Parliamentary Standards Commission Report into Nadine Dorries MP

Nadine Dorries MP has featured on this blog previously for two broad reasons: firstly, because of her (semi-detached) associations with a political activist evangelical group, and secondly, because of her willingness to launch vicious smears – in conjunction with other players who seek to manipulate public discourse – against anyone who offers a critical perspective on […]

Britain’s “First Counter-Extremism Interfaith Organisation”

Here’s one from last week; a press release published on Harry’s Place (links added): THE ALL FAITHS NETWORK – “Britain’s first counter-extremism interfaith organisation” You are cordially invited to a special parliamentary event to mark national Inter Faith Week: …Religiously-motivated violence and extremism pose a challenge for interfaith organisations – many of which are heavily funded by […]

UK Christian Bookseller Chain Pulls To Train Up a Child, Apologises

British parenting blog Lulastic reports that Christian bookseller chain Wesley Owen has apologised to a reader for selling To Train Up a Child by Michael and Debi Pearl: This is not a book we would ever stock or would ever want to stock, and I can only apologise that it has been mistakenly listed on our website. We […]

Rupert Murdoch: At the Left Hand of Billy Graham

At Patheos, Fred Clark casts a critical eye over a photo celebrating Billy Graham’s 95th birthday, in which the evangelist shown sitting beside Rupert Murdoch and surrounded by the likes of Sarah Palin and Donald Trump: The scowl on the old preacher’s face may reveal his recognition that this is what has become of his legacy — […]

George W. Bush and the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute

This one is getting wide attention; Sarah Posner writes at Mother Jones: Next week, former President George W. Bush is scheduled to keynote a fundraiser in Irving, Texas, for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute, a group that trains people in the United States, Israel, and around the world to convince Jews to accept Jesus as the […]

Tommy Robinson Gives Interviews

Following Tommy Robinson’s re-endorsement by Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer, the former ex-EDL leader has been busy re-affirming his commitment to the “counter-jihad” scene through interviews with Dale Hurd at Pat Robertson’s CBN and with Lars Hedeegard’s Dispatch International. Hurd, who is CBN’s Foreign Correspondent, has interviewed Robinson previously, and this time the two discussed Robinson’s […]

BBC Airs Searching for Exile Documentary

Sunday evening finally saw the broadcast on BBC Four of an hour-long cut of Ilan Ziv’s documentary Exile: A Myth Unearthed, under the title Searching for Exile: Truth or Myth? The programme was previously due to have been broadcast in April as part of the channel’s archaeology season, as Jerusalem: An Archaeological Mystery, but, as I discussed at […]