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Answering Islam, A Christian-Muslim Dialog and Apologetic. The Other Islam: Who Are the Shia? This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 32, number 02 (2009). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: Who are the Shia (or Shiite) Muslims we see headlining our daily news?

Shiites make up only ten percent of the Muslim world but comprise almost half of the Muslims in the Middle East. They live on top of, and work in the production of, most of the oil and gas fields in the Middle East. The story of Shiites, Sunnis, Christians, and Jews is intertwined throughout their history. The politics and religions of the Middle East are historically interwoven. In fact, in the eyes of many within the anti-American Muslim world, there is but one criminal more worthy of being brought to justice than “the Little Satan” known as Israel; that is America, “the Great Satan.”

The Doctrine of Mut’a The Pilgrimage. 21 Reasons Filipino Food Is The Absolute Greatest. TRiMServiceSchedule2016. Engaging with Islam. Free Computer Basics Tutorial at GCFLearnFree. Directors' meeting - August 28, 2015. Here’s a Handy Chart Explaining Confusing Family Connections – And How to Keep From Killing Each Other. One of the most-asked questions at Thanksgiving dinner today will be “How are they related to me, again?” Figuring out what to call a relative, especially distant ones with a complicated and extended family tree, is one of the fun challenges of family get-togethers.

Once you’ve figured out what to call them and how you’re connected, trying to find common ground, shared family experiences, or just making it through the day is the next challenge. We can help you with both. Firstly, use this handy chart, courtesy of Lifehacker, to figure out exactly how the person is related to you and what to call them: Secondly, here are 6 tips on how to interact with family members that you don’t know very well or have perhaps never even met before: Immediately befriend the oldest person in the room. Whomever that is, they probably know all — or at least most — of the stories and the relationships. The 7 Most Common Caribbean Myths and Stereotypes. The Caribbean is a vibrant collection of people, cultures, sights and sounds. Yet those various layers of the region are often lost behind inaccurate stereotypes. Before National Caribbean-American Heritage Month concludes, let’s unravel some myths about the West Indies. Perhaps this will highlight the not-so-hidden gems in a place that millions of people call home. 1.

Jamaica is not the only Caribbean country. When many people think of the Caribbean, they imagine white-sand beaches and, of course, Jamaica. Including territories in the “circum-Caribbean”—nations in Central and South America that are washed by the Caribbean Sea—there are more than 28 individual countries in the region. Also, Jamaica does not even have the largest population. 2. Foreign accents are exotic and appealing to nonnative speakers. It is even worse when the imitator is unable to pull it off and reduces every West Indian’s way of speaking to “sounding Jamaican.” 3. Simone Joyner/GETTY IMAGES ENTERTAINMENT 4. 5. 6. 10 Amazing Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey.

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) and honey are two amazing natural substances. When you consume them in their unprocessed, raw forms, the health benefits abound. If you put the two together, the results become even more positive. In addition, the use of sweet honey makes the taste of the drink more pleasing. Fight joint pain, inflammation, digestive problems and sore throat in a natural way by consuming a concoction of ACV and honey on an empty stomach, and observe for yourself the great offerings of nature. Health benefits of ACV and honey mix Raw honey and ACV are both praised for their abilities to ward off infections and treat different conditions that have an impact on your quality of life. Why is the combination so successful? The overwhelming benefits of the mixture can be explained by looking at their chemical properties and interactions with the body.

How to make ACV & honey healing drink Make sure you get the ingredients that are unfiltered and in their natural forms. Mix together: Matthew Twenty-four -by Ralph Woodrow. If You Have Skin Tags Then Here Are The Solutions. Skin tags can pop-out anywhere and they can be of size of grain of rice or up to the size of a pea. These tags are rather annoying than problematic. If you got a fair face then having a skin tag will make things worse so under mention is the reason why we have these in the first place. Why we have skin tags? They occur where skin folds so clothing may seem irritating in time.

Groin area, eyelids, breasts, or neck is probably the skin areas where they pop out. There are various reasons to which they occur, but most of the time they are related to obesity or overweight. Some studies say that there is a connection between human papilloma virus and skin tags. One of the reason for skin tags is lymphatic system congestion. What to do when they pop out? The best solution for this is apple cider vinegar. Castor Oil and baking soda Make paste of castor oil and baking soda to apply on skin tags. Tea tree Oil Put 2, 3 drops of tea tree oil on a cotton ball and moist with water. Resources: Learn to Discern Ministries, Mission BC Canada::