Allen, John L.. () The global war on Christians :dispatches from the front lines of anti-Christian persecutionMLA Citation
Allen, John L.. The Global War On Christians: Dispatches From The Front Lines Of Anti-Christian Persecution. : . Print.
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The global war on Christians : dispatches from the front lines of anti-Christian persecution /
John L. Allen Jr.
|Main Author:||Allen, John L., Jr.|
|Published:||New York : Image, |
|Topics:||Persecution - History - 21st century. | Martyrdom - Christianity - History - 21st century.|
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|100||1 |aAllen, John L.,|cJr.,|d1965-|
|245||14|aThe global war on Christians :|bdispatches from the front lines of anti-Christian persecution /|cJohn L. Allen Jr.|
|264||1|aNew York :|bImage,|c|
|300|||axii, 308 pages ;|c25 cm|
|505||0 |aAnti-Christian persecution around the world. Overview -- Africa -- Asia -- Latin America -- The Middle East -- Eastern Europe -- Myths about the global war on Christians. The myth that Christians are at risk only where they're a minority -- The myth that no one saw it coming -- The myth that it's all about Islam -- The myth that it's only persecution if the motives are religious -- The myth that anti-Christian persecution is a political issue -- Fallout, consequences, and response. Social and political fallout -- Spiritual fruits of the global war -- What's to be done.|
|520|||aAllen uses his knowledge of world affairs and religious insight to investigate the troubling worldwide persecution of Christians. In the early 21st century, they are the world's most persecuted religious group. According to the secular International Society for Human Rights, 80 percent of violations of religious freedom in the world today are directed against Christians. Underlying the global war on Christians is the demographic reality that more than two-thirds of the world's 2.3 billion Christians now live outside the West, often as a beleaguered minority up against a hostile majority.|
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