More Christians, More Peace (Column)


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior ColumnistMartin Roth

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife Columns)-- When do Christians fight back? It is a question that has generated enormous controversy over 2,000 years. Jesus himself told us to turn the other cheek. He warned the apostle Simon Peter that a person who lives by the sword will die by the sword. But even the most ardent Christian pacifist would surely struggle to find reasons why Assyrian Christians should not take up arms against an enemy that is murdering, kidnapping and raping their people on a mass scale...