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Latest Chinese Government Plan to Re-write the Bible

To stop the astronomical growth of Christianity in China, the Chinese government has devised a new plan – rewrite the Bible. According to Rev. Bob Fu in his testimony to Congress, founder of China Aid, the Chinese government plans to incorporate Buddhist scripture and Confucian teachings into the Bible and edit worship songs to include Chinese characteristics. The official government

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Missionary Maniac or Martyr?

This essay is longer than most BTJ articles, but well worth the read. The news headlines of the past week have been inundated with stories about the death of 26-year-old John Chau from the arrows of a primitive people group on North Sentinel Island in the Indian Ocean. Chau made three attempts to befriend the people. After he was shot

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ISIS’s legacy of death

What is left of the Caliphate? Not much by ways of organisation and a geographical power base. But they left a legacy behind that the country of Iraq is only beginning to come to terms with. More than 200 mass graves have been identified in provinces formerly held by ISIS, and nobody knows how many more there are. Some graves

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When women suffer

Last Friday, Human Rights Watch published a report on sexual violence against women in North Korea. The report painted a picture of near complete lawlessness when it comes to the way women are treated by those in power. Detainees in labour camps could be singled out at any time for abuse or rape and sexual violence was common during interrogations.

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