Posts tagged "martyrs"

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Jesus Greeks! Of course we don't endorse primary candidates (Mitt Romney 5.0)!  But if we could... Jews in the Sheen house! Reading, writing and the absolute horrors of being in divinity school. Old evangelical wine in old evangelical wineskins? Clarence Thomas is the court. The Archbishop of Canterbury designates a Pakistani martyr. Alabama...

Muscular Christianity Flexes Again

Before there was Survivor, there was “The 700 Club.” In 1997, a small group of American missionaries was pinned down by Sudanese government troops who considered the Christians they’d come to help to be rebels. The missionaries “threw themselves behind a wall of rocks and prepared to die,” writes Claudia Kolker. “Grimly, they assessed their resources: one...