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Malaysia Elections May 5: Churches Respond to Anti-Christian Campaign

Reproduced here is a commentary by Bob Teoh that appeared in the MalaysianInsider.com and MySinChew.com May 2. Links have been inserted to provide background. Stung by the incendiary anti-Christian campaign in the run-up to Polling Day, Bumiputera churches in Sabah

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MyJihad: Can Malaysia do as much?

Malaysia needs someone like Imam Mazhar Shaheen to model civilized speech and behavior of this kind in place of the trash talk, bluster, bullying and mindless squabbles about who has a lock on using “Allah” and who is a real

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The whispering of the Word

 . . . the LORD was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake– but the LORD was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake there was fire– but the LORD was not in the fire. After

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Malaysia: From Tun Abdul Razak to Najib Razak

1967 In a speech celebrating Malaysia’s 10th year of Merdeka (Independence), then Deputy PM Tun Abdul Razak declared: “We have drawn from the richness of our multi-racial cultural heritage and have built a Malaysian culture with an identity of its

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Malaysia: Pope gets the View from the Pew

Several hundred Malaysian Catholics have endorsed a letter to the Pope about Prime Minister Najib Razak’s visit to the Vatican on July 19. Following are extracts from the letter which provides background and a context for the visit that Catholics

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