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August 16, 2017

How might the rantings of a grumpy prophet in ancient Babylon come to throw light on who was really to blame for a murder in a quiet Leicestershire town in 2005? Or, for that matter, how might it help us figure out what the enigmatic UMDIP might be?

In one, short paragraph, the gist of a particular prophecy given by Ezekiel (38-39) is this: In the ‘latter times’, God will cause Gog of the land of Magog, in league with many other countries around the world, to besiege and attack Israel. God will then cause great losses among the attackers, by both turning them against each other and giving them some mysterious disease. Thus Israel will prevail and the whole thing will, once and for all, demo...

August 11, 2017

Alexander the Great was not a good or nice man. He was an imperialist warmonger. Thousands of innocents died because of his megalomaniac desire to rule the world. Nowadays, he is romanticised by epic Hollywood movies such as Alexander (2004), starring Colin Farrell.

Funnily enough, Alexander has been romanticised throughout history. There is even a body of central Eurasian mythology actually called ‘The Alexander Romances’.

The various versions of these fanciful histories of Alexander the Great have been absorbed and retold by many cultures and peoples across the centuries. Each has reinterpreted them in some way to serve their own agenda, thereby using already highly dubious legends as pr...

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