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Canada-Israel relationship close and getting closer
CBC News Posted: Mar 2, 2012
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, has publicly lauded Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his staunch support of the state of Israel.
Canada remains a relatively small player in world affairs, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Ottawa on March 2 reflects the growing significance of Canada’s relationship with Israel, which in recent years has deepened — both politically and economically. Continue reading
Globe and Mail -Religious-freedom office is a blessing, non-believers -Jan. 09, 2012
It’s easy to make a bad argument against the Harper government’s plan to establish an Office of Religious Freedom within the Department of Foreign Affairs. You grumble that religion has often been oppressive, and thunder that Canada as a secular state ought not be pursuing religious objectives. Eventually, you subside. Continue reading
Of all the theological questions that evoked controversy in the ancient “universal church,” none was more hotly debated than the question “Who, and What, is God?” Today, the debate continues. Some claim that Jesus Christ is “very God of very God,” while others claim that He was an archangel in His preincarnate state, or that He didn’t preexist at all. Just what does the Bible say about this? Did Jesus preexist? Does He have a right to the names and titles of divinity? And what about the Holy Spirit? Does the Bible present the Spirit as the Third Person of a Trinity? Continue reading