Posts Tagged: Boston


To Consider: How Do You React?

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on the August 1 cover of Rolling Stone. Our first reactions could be exactly that–reactions. As Christians in America we have a propensity to react with patriotic fervor, rather than processing such happenings with biblical reflection and prayer. The latter godly approach will lead us to know the mind of the Father through scriptural truth and the counsel, guidance and correction by the Holy Spirit. Did the Church fail these mistaken young men? How many more are in our society that have the same inclinations toward violence? There is a jihadist in the Book…

Islam in America: Dread in the Muslim World

Max Fisher posted on The Washington Times WorldViews blog yesterday (Monday) evening after the blasts occurred during the Boston Marathon with the headline: ‘Please don’t be a Muslim’: Boston Marathon blasts draw condemnation and dread in the Muslim world. Read the full post here. In the post Fisher shares responses from the Muslim world, responses of sympathy but also of dread and fear. As a Libyan Twitter user named Hend Amry wrote, “Please don’t be a ‘Muslim.’” Her message was retweeted by more than 100 other users, including well-known journalists and writers from the Muslim world. Jenan Moussa, a journalist for Dubai-based…

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