Understanding Islam VII – Filling in the background

UNDERSTANDING ISLAM VII
When Damascus opened its gates to the Muslim army of Abu ‘Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrdh in 635 AD, three years after the death of Muhammad, its citizens little dreamt what a force they would eventually unleash upon themselves and their city – and indirectly upon the world that we have inherited from them.

FILLING IN THE BACKGROUND

By Paul Stenhouse MSC

This is the seventh in a series of eight articles by Fr Paul Stenhouse MSC PhD

THE TRAGIC random murder on October 2 2015, of an innocent employee of the NSW Police based in Parramatta New South Wales, at the hands of a 15-year-old Muslim boy has shocked Australia. The Iranian-born boy of Iraqi Kurdish origin, who had seemingly been influenced by as yet unidentified Islamic extremists, died in an exchange of gunfire with police. He was evidently seeking death under the delusion that this would make him a martyr, and redound to the glory of Islam.

Mr Curtis Cheng, the innocent victim of this tragic murder, was one of countless millions who over the centuries have died at the hands of fanatics who have modelled themselves, or been modelled by others, on the life and example of Muhammad as described in Islam’s sacred books and traditions. Read on: Understand Islam VII

Already posted:

Islam I – Christians in pre-Islamic Arabia: islam-1

Islam II – Setting the stage for Muhammad and Islam: islam-2

Islam III -Islam, the sword or the tax: islam-3

Islam IV – Political Islam: The beginnings: Understand Islam IV

Islam V – The Apostasy Wars: Understand Islam V

Islam VI – Islam, Conquest and Expansion: Understand Islam VI

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Islam Conquest and Expansion

Understanding Islam VI

Coercion and armed conflict or the threat of it, played a pivotal role
in the rapid rise and expansion of Islam in Arabia, Syria, North
Africa, Persia and Central Asia after the death of Muhammad Islam,

This is the sixth in a series of eight articles by Fr Paul Stenhouse MSC PhD

Islam, Conquest and Expansion

IN APRI L 637 AD, less than ten years after Heraclius the Byzantine emperor
restored the relic of the true cross to the newly rebuilt Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Muslim Arab forces sent by Caliph ‘Umar from remote provinces in Arabia, had captured the Holy City.  Read on…Understand Islam VI

Already posted:

Islam I – Christians in pre-Islamic Arabia: islam-1

Islam II – Setting the stage for Muhammad and Islam: islam-2

Islam III -Islam, the sword or the tax: islam-3

Islam IV – Political Islam: The beginnings: Understand Islam IV

Islam V – The Apostasy Wars: Understand Islam V

Annals Australasia
PO Box 13
Kensington NSW 2033
Editor: Paul Collins MSC PhD – editorannals@gmail.com

‘How Transgender Ideology Has Infiltrated My Field and Produced Large-Scale Child Abuse’

Transgender politics have taken Americans by surprise, and caught some lawmakers off guard.

Just a few short years ago, not many could have imagined a high-profile showdown over transgender men and women’s access to single-sex bathrooms in North Carolina.

But transgender ideology is not just infecting our laws. It is intruding into the lives of the most innocent among us—children—and with the apparent growing support of the professional medical community.

As explained in my 2016 peer reviewed article, “Gender Dysphoria in Children and Suppression of Debate,” professionals who dare to question the unscientific party line of supporting gender transition therapy will find themselves maligned and out of a job.  Read on 

Katie Hopkins investigates the murder of white farmers in South Africa

Katie Hopkins, like Lauren Southern, has embarked on a project to document the plight of white farmers in South Africa. She has issued a series of short videos of her visit to South Africa as an introduction to a documentary that is in preparation. The videos are here.

Katie Hopkins is much less known in Australia than in the UK and Europe. Her website is here. She is a conservative that is worth following, as is Lauren Southern.

Mark Latham on Tony Abbott

The following article appeared in the Daily Telegraph 26 November 2017.  It is also on Mark Latham’s Outsiders website. It is sound advice for Turnbull whose vanity will be an immovable obstacle to following it. Latham could have added that the Liberal Party is in an existential crisis, and the only way it will survive will be to return to its Menzian origins. There is no one who embodies the spirit of Menzies’ original foundation than Tony Abbott. There is no one in the Liberal Party who possesses the same practical and theoretical knowledge of conservatism as Abbott. The conversation in the Liberal Party should not be how it can win the next election, but about how it will survive.

Turnbull’s Survival Depends Upon Abbott

After 40 years of being involved in politics, it’s still possible to witness amazing events.

On Saturday I was at the Australian Christian Nation Association conference in Burwood, in Sydney’s inner-west.

The keynote speaker was Tony Abbott, for whom the crowd went crazy, treating him like a political rock-star.

I’ve never seen anything like it.

With hundreds packed into the room, he received three standing ovations and a wild outpouring of love.

Continue reading “Mark Latham on Tony Abbott”

Facebook – policing our thoughts

It is another frightening  indication of how deeply Marxism or a Marxist mentality has penetrated Western Society.

Who would have dreamt in the 1960s during all that agitation about censorship that a social media company in the 21st century could take the role of the thought police. More Orwellian and nineteen-eighty-fourish would be hard to get.

There is no better example of the power some massive media organisations exert than the experiences of Cultural Watch’s Bill Muehlenberg on his FB page. He wrote about his recent go-to-jail incident on his website under ‘Come Visit Me in Prison’. Such cases are chilling in their reach and ease of action.

President Donald Trump’s Christmas speech

President Trump has consistently defended Western Society and its Christian foundations. His Christmas speech is one more welcome incident.

Today’s the day that I’ve been looking very much forward to all year long. It’s one that we have heard and we speak about and we dream about and now as the President of the United States, it’s my tremendous honor to finally wish America and the world a very Merry Christmas.

I want to thank everyone who has come together here right in front of the White House, that beautiful, beautiful White House, and everyone watching from home to see the lighting of this incredible national Christmas tree.

For nearly a century, through good times and bad, every president has taken part in this wonderful tradition, first started by President Coolidge. But I was informed tonight that the weather we have is the best it’s been in 25 years. In fact, I said, ‘Is it always like this?’ And the secretary said, ‘Hasn’t been like this for a long time.’ So, we are very lucky.

Finally, in 1870, President Ulysses S. Grant signed legislation making Christmas a Federal holiday. And I sort of feel we are doing that again. That’s what’s happening.

From the earliest days of our nations, Americans have known Christmas as a time for prayer and worship, for gratitude and good will, for peace and renewal.

Melania and I are full of joy at the start of this very blessed season. We’re thrilled to think of the people across the nation and all across the continent whose spirits are lifted by the miracle of Christmas. Read on…

MUSLIM PROMOTER OF ANTI-WHITE RACISM SUES MARK LATHAM

Immediate signs of a gathering persecution

The photo above is a cropped photo of a mural on the wall of Botany Bay Hotel Newtown. The most offensive part of the mural has been removed. The full mural was posted with much admiration and approval by Nick Connellan on Melbourne Broadsheet.:

A slow clap for Scott Marsh, if you please. The artist has delivered some savage murals over the past few years…But this? This might take the cake, simply for how quickly it went up. Marsh finished the mural less than an hour ago, after starting on the back of the Botany View Hotel in Newtown at 6am yesterday. “I was pretty confident it would be a ‘yes’ vote,” he says.

If not, he says he had some minor alterations prepared to change the message accordingly. We don’t know what those alterations were, but we have to say, we kinda like it the way it turned out.

Connellan was not the only one to express unrestrained admiration for the mural and its intention. The twitter of the mural has scored to date 4500+ likes and 240 comments mainly from the type in today’s Australia that expresses the most extreme bigotry.

These are people who would crowd around the scaffold sucking on beer cans and moronically yelling obscenities if a Christian was a about to fall.

The persecution is gearing up.

Gerard Wilson

MUSLIM PROMOTER OF ANTI-WHITE RACISM SUES MARK LATHAM

The growing dictatorship of transgenderism

Questioning gender fluidity is the new blasphemy

The capitulation of the establishment to the politics of transgenderism has been astonishing. I’m struggling to remember any other time when a new and contested ideology has been so uncritically embraced by the powers-that-be.
We have a Tory government pushing a Gender Recognition Act that would allow anyone to change his or her gender without so much as popping a hormone pill. An established Church which yesterday issued guidelines to its schools encouraging them to let kids ‘explore gender identity’. Police forces exchanging helmets for caps because ‘gender-based headgear’ is disrespectful to trans people. And of course a university system — the nurturer of future leaders — in which women’s colleges are throwing themselves open to people who were born male, students are told to use gender-neutral pronouns, and anyone who says ‘Men cannot become women’ can expect to be hounded off campus. Read on…
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