PAUL MARSHALL, the Hudson Institute researcher and media commentator whom I admire enormously for his relentless championing of disenfranchised Christians around the world, has a nice turn of phrase.
He says that describing the massacre of Christians in Egypt as ‘sectarian clashes’ is like describing KKK lynchings as ‘racial clashes’.Read more »
This article first appeared as a Guardian Comment here
An odd thing happened at the Frontline Club the other night. In a discussion about the ‘new world order’ following the Arab uprisings, and the vexed question of whom to support as traditional allegiances shift and break, a woman at the back of the audience suddenly spoke up: What about a religious freedom test?Read more »
BASED ON THE VOLUME and intensity of recent press coverage, it might be surprising that the first recorded burning of Islam’s holy book was not in a Florida church’s parking lot - nor did a Christian conduct that first burning. The now-infamous pastor Terry Jones was preceded in history by the 3rdRead more »