Tuesday, March 30, 2010

"...hitting a little to close to home for me." - Muslims Attack Christianity At Trinity University

OK this one is hitting a little to close to home for me. Back in the 1970's I took a few classes at Trinity University. In fact it was there I had my on stage debut when I played the part of Johann in Henrik Ibsen's play, The Pillars of Society. And right across the street from Trinity was Sunshine Cottage where my eldest daughter attended her first few years of school. Yes, I'd say that, that's enough for me to qualify for just a little bit of intamacy with Trinity. I say it's time we quit calling Islam a religion...or as they would say, "The religion of peace." ...what a joke! [See "Islam is not a religion. It is a worldwide political movement meant on domination" and Top ten reasons why Islam is NOT the religion of peace] ~ Norman E. Hooben

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Muslims Attack Christianity At Trinity University

Muslims tormenting Christians for a change. These Islamic supremacists can't stop themselves. Why are these jihadis going to Texas "Trinity" if they can't bear the thought of Christianity? They want Christianity removed from the American public square and replaced with Islam.
Texas Muslims Want Diplomas Sans Our Lord The Right Perspective

“A diploma is a very personal item, and people want to proudly display it in their offices and homes,” said Sidra Qureshi, a Muslim student and president of Trinity Diversity Connection, who is leading the charge to tweak the wording.

“By having the phrase In the year of Our Lord,’ it is directly referencing Jesus Christ, and not everyone believes in Jesus Christ.”
Agreed, and the Christians are not chopping your head (or clit) off, either. They want any reference to Christianity off their diplomas? "In the year of our lord?" I want any reference to allah, the koran or islam out of my taxi cabs and my restaurants. I want those stinky footbaths out of my airports and universities. Get the sharia out of our finance.
Attack On Christianity At Trinity University Rhymes with Right

When one attends a school with a Christian heritage, a connection to a Christian denomination, and an obviously Christian name, should one be surprised – or offended – by a reference to Jesus Christ on one’s diploma? And should "one expect that the reference be deleted from every student’s diploma because a minority of students take offense at it?
One would think that the answers to such questions would be obvious. Indeed, one would think that the need to even ask the questions is laughable. But that is not the case at San Antonio’s Trinity University.
A group of students at Trinity University is lobbying trustees to drop a reference to “Our Lord” on their diplomas, arguing it does not respect the diversity of religions on campus. “A diploma is a very personal item, and people want to proudly display it in their offices and homes,” said Sidra Qureshi, president of Trinity Diversity Connection. “By having the phrase ‘In the Year of Our Lord,' it is directly referencing Jesus Christ, and not everyone believes in Jesus Christ.”
Qureshi, who is Muslim, has led the charge to tweak the wording, winning support from student government and a campus commencement committee. Trustees are expected to consider the students' request at a May board meeting.
Frankly, it seems to me that the PC ideology has been taken way too far here. Respect for diversity is one thing – but respect for the history of the institution and the religious affiliation it still retains is also important.

What next – excising the Bible from the school seal, on the theory that not every student is a believer in that divinely inspired book? Or at least the removal of the motto – E Tribus Unum (From Three, One)? Indeed, can this sort of PC lunacy even allow for maintaining the name “Trinity”? After all, there are no doubt all sorts of non-trinitarian folks on the campus who should not find themselves daily confronted with that theological negation of their own beliefs.
So to the trustees of Trinity University, I offer this piece of advice – keep “In the Year of Our Lord”, or accept that you will have no basis upon which to maintain any aspect of your school’s Christian heritage. After all, dropping that phrase will constitute nothing less than an abject surrender to the forces of anti-Christian diversity and secularism.

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