Revolution in South Asian history

It is an amazing ‘message’ that has lain buried in the sands of time in the ancient city of Anuradhapura. First brought to light in the late 1980s by Dr. Siran Deraniyagala of the Archaeological Department that early settlers in Anuradhapura communicated through the use of the Brahmi script long before the Ashokan period in …

Beware of Obscurantism

“I can't go to your church, I'm not a Republican.” That was what a pastor friend of mine heard from a neighbor to whom he was reaching out. He eagerly replied, “You don't have to be!” to which his friend responded, “But everyone at your church is.” That's hard to argue when it is true. …

Former Bergdahl Pastor Calls for Mercy for ‘Prodigal Son’ Bowe

“Christians are getting engaged in the lynching,” he says. “In any other situation, we'd be hugging the parents.” Since his release on Saturday, white-hot controversy has dogged US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was exchanged for five senior Taliban leaders. The Taliban held him captive for the past five years. Bergdahl is being branded as …