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Persecuting Jesus

Drik Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 5:35 AM
The Muslims in the Middle East don't call them that. Ahmedinejad said that they have none in Iran. They severe their head pretty well as fast as they are identified. No hard feelings after.

This column was co-authored by Bob Morrison

The nineteenth century French painting, Christian Martyrs’ Last Prayer--today hangs in the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore. It has not lost its capacity to shock. In the Roman Circus, the small flock of Christians is huddled in the sand, kneeling around their aged pastor. We see weeping little children, whole families gathered. In the stands are tens of thousands of people, none of whose faces are visible, but they are colorfully dressed, awaiting a special entertainment. The scene is eerily lighted by flaming crosses. Looking more closely, however, we see those crosses bear...