Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace--but there is no peace. The war is
actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to
our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the
field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What
would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased
at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not
what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me
02 December 2007
The Persecution of Iraqi Christians.
Yesterday I received an e-mail with a heart-felt plea to place a blurb similar to the ones I have for Darfur and for Burma in the right-hand column of this blog. This one would be for the Christians of Iraq. I just now saw on 60 Minutes a segment on Iraqi Christians and their current persecution at the hands of the Muslims there. As a Sikh, of course, I am opposed to all religious persecution. I also understand how very ruthless the Muslims can be to those who do not convert to their religion. There is little difference in attitude between the Mughals of old and the Iraqi Muslims of today. My heart hurts for the Christians of Iraq. They certainly should be left in peace to practice their religion without fear.
So to the Christian group that sent me that request: