Daily Archives: September 29, 2011

Yucef Nadarkhani Execution Watch: The White House Press Secretary’s Press Release

The White House’s Press Secretary has written a forceful statement surrounding pastor Youcef Nadarkhani (who was recently sentenced to execution for being an apostate from Islam).  Now it’s time for President Barack Obama to speak publicly to this. Here’s the Press Secretary’s statement (for what … Continue reading

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Youcef Nadarkhani Execution Watch: Where’s President Obama on This?

In a recent Washington Post opinion piece on Youcef Nadarkhani, a Christian pastor under a death sentence for apostasy in Iran, Jordan Sekulow describes Nadarkhani’s attorney as: . . . a brave Muslim who has been sentenced to nine years in prison and banned from … Continue reading

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Youcef Nadarkhani: Christian Pastor Sentenced to Death for His Apostasy from Islam

If normative Islam is, indeed, a religion of tolerance and peace, I would like to hear from American and other Muslims on a recent death sentence handed down, by an Iranian court, on a Christian pastor who refuses to recant his … Continue reading

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The Hair Cosmos: Ancient Greece Had a String Theory

The Greek word cosmos is related to the Greek word for comb. I stumbled on this curious little piece of etymology in a book on art appreciation from 1965 titled, The Book of Art: How to Look at Art (vol. … Continue reading

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