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Veronica226
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 'Christian terrorist'? Norway case strikes debate

"When the "enemy" is different, an outsider, it's easier to draw quick conclusions, to develop stereotypes. It's simply human nature: There is "us," and there is "them." But what happens when the enemy looks like us — from the same tradition and belief system?

That is the conundrum in the case of Norway and Anders Behring Brevik, who is being called a "Christian extremist" or "Christian terrorist."

As westerners wrestle with such characterizations of the Oslo mass murder suspect, the question arises: Nearly a decade after 9/11 created a widespread suspicion of Muslims based on the actions of a fanatical few, is this what it's like to walk a mile in the shoes of stereotype?"

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/christian-terrorist-norway-case-strikes-debate-181559379.html


I just read this same article in our local new paper. I have a feeling it's going to become really easy to "peg" Christians as terrorists in the near future. Oh Lord Jesus give us courage and strength!


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