Monthly Archives: January 2015

George H. W. Bush: Highlights of A Remarkable Life

When people hear the name George H. W. Bush, most will recall that he was President of the United States, that Bill Clinton defeated him for reelection, and that his son, George W. Bush, also was elected President. Others will … Continue reading

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Hilaire Belloc on Islam




Is Islam a Christian heresy? The Catholic historian Hilaire Belloc thought so. In his book, The Great Heresies, Belloc contended that Islam, like other heresies including Arianism, sought to simplify Christian belief by removing the mystery of such doctrines as the … Continue reading




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Supreme Court protects right of Muslim prisoner to grow a short beard




In Holt v. Hobbs, No. 13-6827 (January 20, 2015), the Supreme Court held unanimously that a state prisoner had the statutory right under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) to grow a 1/2 inch beard in accordance with … Continue reading




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