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Catholic Connection – Aug 23, 2021 – Hour 2

Dr. David Pinault’s new book, “The Crucifix on Mecca’s Front Porch.” Jake Roberson with NCOSE on big changes coming to OnlyFans. Gail Buckley has our Bible verse of the week.


Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 & 3 The Crucifix on Mecca’s Front Porch: A Christian’s Companion for the Study of Islam
“This book on Islam has an unusual perspective.  It argues that a critically minded examination of Islam can help Christians achieve a deeper appreciation of the unique truths of their own faith. It draws on the author’s personal experiences living in Islamic countries and his fieldwork with persecuted Christian-minority communities, especially in Pakistan, Yemen, Egypt, and Indonesia. It includes the author’s own original translations of Islamic texts in Arabic, Persian, and Urdu, as well as primary-source materials in Latin that were written by Christian participants in the Crusades.” …


David Pinault, Ph.D., is a Professor of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University. He is the author of the acclaimed work The Crucifix on Mecca’s Front Porch. His other publications include Notes from the Fortune-Telling ParrotThe Shiites: Ritual and Popular Piety in a Muslim Community, and the novel Museum of Seraphs in Torment.

The book: The Crucifix on Mecca’s Front Porch: A Christian’s Companion for the Study of Islam


Segment 4 – OnlyFans Forced to Change Thanks to NCOSE’s Work with Payment Processors
“The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) said the announcement made by OnlyFans that it will prohibit creators from posting material with sexually explicit conduct on its website comes after much advocacy from NCOSE, survivors and allies. NCOSE urges OnlyFans to fully end its continued shameless practices which will still foster grooming, sex trafficking, and the exploitation of vulnerable persons.” …


Jake Roberson is the Director of Communications for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation.

Article: OnlyFans Forced to Change Thanks to NCOSE’s Work with Payment Processors


Segment 5 – Bible Verse of the Week

Teresa and Gail discuss Jeremiah 33:3 — “Call to me, and I will answer you; I will tell you great things beyond the reach of your knowledge.”

Gail Buckley-Barringer
President & Founder, Catholic Scripture Study International






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