Christians ‘Crucified Again’ for Refusing Islam

Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a Judith Friedman Rosen Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum and a CBN News contributor. He is the author of Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians (2013) and The Al Qaeda Reader (2007). 


crucvTo the awe of its readership, a recent Daily Mail article reports that the “jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Levant [ISIL],” which is currently entrenched in Raqqa, Syria, “publicly crucified two Syrian rebels in northeastern Syria in revenge for a grenade attack on members of their group.”

While the Daily Mail is to be commended for exposing these barbaric acts—along with posting photos of the crucified—it nonetheless minimized their significance, in two important ways: 1) by repeatedly saying things like “even al-Qaeda is distancing itself from ISIL,” and so implying that the act of crucifixion is some wild aberration that even the poster-child of jihadi terror, al-Qaeda, wants nothing to do with it; and 2) ignoring the much “sexier” story that Christians in Syria are also being crucified simply for refusing to embrace Islam (as opposed to the rather mundane but politically more correct story of Islamic jihadis crucifying each other in the context of vendetta killings).

Consider the atrocities earlier committed in Ma‘loula, Syria, an ancient Christian village where the inhabitants still spoke Aramaic, the language of Christ.

According to recent Arabic news media, “a Syrian nun testified to the Vatican news agency that some Christians in Ma‘loula were crucified for refusing to convert to Islam or pay jizya” (tribute subjugated Christians are required to pay to their Islamic conquerors in order to exist as Christians, per Koran 9:29).

Incidentally, they were crucified by the al-Qaeda linked Nasra Front (so much for Daily Mail’s portrayal of al-Qaeda “distancing” itself from the apparently “extra-extremist” ISIL for crucifying its victims).

Sister Raghad, the former head of the Patriarchate School in Damascus who currently resides in France, told Vatican Radio how she personally witnessed jihadi rebels terrorize Ma‘loula, including by pressuring Christians to proclaim the shehada—Islam’s credo that there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger—which, when uttered before Muslim witnesses transforms the speaker into a Muslim, with the death penalty for apostasy should the convert later “renege” by returning to Christianity.

According to the nun, those Christians who refused to embrace Islam were

killed in atrocious and violent ways that cannot be described.  If you want examples, they crucified two youths in Ma‘loula for refusing to proclaim Islam’s credo, saying to them: “Perhaps you want to die like your teacher [Christ] whom you believe in?  You have two choices: either proclaim the shehada or else be crucified.  One of them was crucified before his father, whom they also killed.”

In fact, according to earlier media reports from October 2013, soon after Ma‘loula fell to the jihadis, one “shaky voiced” elderly Christian man had reported that he heard the invading jihadis shouting, “Convert to Islam, or you will be crucified like Jesus.”

It is, of course, a documented fact that some Christians in Ma‘loula were put to death for refusing to convert to Islam, such as Minas, an Armenian man, while other families succumbed to pressure and converted to Islam at the tip of the sword.

But it is not clear whether the two crucified Christians mentioned by the nun are among the three men in Ma‘loula who, according to Asia News, “refused to repudiate their religion” and thus “were summarily executed in public”—so many and varied were the barbaric acts, including beheadings, rape, and infanticide during the rebel occupation, not to mention the other massacres in other Christian regions the mainstream media failed to report on.

These three were declared martyrs by the Syrian Greek-Catholic Church, or as Patriarch Gregorios III explained to Pope Francis in a meeting: “Holy Father, they are true martyrs. Ordered to give up their faith, they proudly refused. Three others however gave in and were forced to declare themselves Muslim, but later returned to the faith of their ancestors.”

For his part, and according to a May 3rd Arabic report, Pope Francis recently said, “I wept when I saw reports saying that Christians were being crucified in some non-Christian countries.”

The fact is, crucifixion is a prescribed form of punishment in the Koran (5:33) and occurs throughout the Islamic world with much greater frequency than suggested by the Daily Mail.  For example:

  • Iraq, June 2008: A Canadian parliamentary committee heard about how “militant Muslims” were crucifying Christian children in order to terrorize Christians into fleeing Iraq: “Since the war began in 2003, about 12 children, many as young as 10, have been kidnapped and killed, then nailed to makeshift crosses near their homes to terrify and torment their parents.”
  • Ivory Coast, May 2011: Two Christian peasant brothers were “brutally crucified” on “the example of Christ” by Muslim forces accusing them of being supportive of the ousted Christian president.  One died, while the other survived: “The pair were badly beaten and tortured before being crudely nailed to cross-shaped planks by their hands and feet with steel spikes.”
  • Egypt, August 2012: Multiple media agencies reported that during one uprisal against Islamist president Muhammad Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood operatives crucified some protesters on trees.   Earlier, a Salafi MP in Egypt called for the penal codification of crucifixion.
  • Yemen, August 2012, a video of a man crucified on the accusation of spying for the U.S. appeared on video.  A sign placed above his head quotes Koran 5:33:  “The recompense of those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and do mischief in the land is only that they shall be killed or crucified or their hands and their feet be cut off from opposite sides, or be exiled from the land. That is their disgrace in this world, and a great torment is theirs in the Hereafter.”

Of course, if one delves into Islamic history, one learns that crucifixions were extremely common.  For example, Witnesses For Christ: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs of the Ottoman Period 1437-1860 lists crucifixion as one of the many forms thousands of Christians were executed by the Muslim Turks.

And in her memoir, Ravished Armenia, Aurora Mardiganian described how in the early twentieth century in the city of Malatia, she saw 16 girls crucified, vultures eating their corpses: “Each girl had been nailed alive upon her cross, spikes through her feet and hands,” wrote the Armenian survivor. “Only their hair blown by the wind covered their bodies.”

Prescribed in the Koran itself, crucifixions are as old as Islam and, with the global revival of the latter, are returning with increased frequency.  And, although it is more politically correct to report on jihadis crucifying other jihadis—other terrorists or “spies”—the fact is, many more innocent Christians are being crucified again, including simply for refusing to embrace Islam and thus renounce Christ.

Raymond Ibrahim is author of Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians.

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  • tedh754

    Maybe what we need is more COEXIST bumper stickers.

    • chris heath

      What we need is LESS barbaric Muslims.

      • Joe Hall

        One of these days will be the last one that anyone has to hear about Islamic evil in the world. There will be no more abominable prayer calls..no more jihad…no more reading that piece of garbage Quran…Islam will have had its last chance to spread its doctrines of demons. That’s going to be a happy day. Until then, the world had better wake up before this ideology makes living on this planet unbearable. But then again, maybe that is what God has been doing. He has been allowing this hellish religion to create situations in which people discover that they can not fix things. That is when people decide to turn to God. Maybe God is using this demon inspired faith to shake the nations and to wake them up, to bid them to turn back to the Holy One. They’ve allowed the devil to rob them of their faith and Satan has seized the opportunity to fill the void with Islamic, hellish filth. Wake up, you nations!

        • leofrank

          Looking at the situation from another view, does Islam not seems to be passing through ‘Qayamat’? Maybe Islam is dying its own death, as was destined.

          • whatistruth

            They are not dying fast enough. What is Qayamat?

        • Guy

          It is hard to imagine the actions of the murderers is God’s will. This is man’s work, not God’s. That much, if nothing else, is clear.

          Maybe man is revealing who is the enemy of God and maybe we are suppose to do something about THAT.

    • JennyFromTheBlock

      Because, bumper stickers are the key to everything.

      • OCP

        Right…smh

  • Gee

    Wow the Christians are now on the receiving end of their very own Arab Inquisition. What goes around, comes around.

    • alericKong

      you’re disgusting

    • herb benty

      I would very much like to see you in person.

      • Gee

        No you wouldn’t – you would not survive the encounter

        • Joe Hall

          Islamist shill

          • Drakken

            Not to defend Gee, for I am positive that he is more than able to do that himself, but he is Israeli, and his point is, the muslims have been doing this to the jews since islam crawled out of the desert and now the Christians are getting the same treatment and everyone is acting surprised when they shouldn’t be. It is rather amusing when people call me barbaric for not taking muslims prisoner, when this is what the muslims do and worse if they take one of ours.

        • herb benty

          Gee, you are a left-wing wimp.

        • Everett Vulgamore

          oh damn, its a keyboard warrior

    • chris heath

      Arab Inquisition – visited on every Jew, Christian and non-Muslim round the world with increasing severity, incorporates acts of extreme brutality and graphic scenes of death. Sign up now, or be on the receiving end of never ending oppression, cruelty, rape, abduction, and death.

    • truebearing

      That comment is sick. You should be ashamed of yourself, but since you’ve made similar ones in the past, I see that you aren’t. With attitudes like that, you’re hardly any different than the Muslims who do these horrific things.

      Why you go out of your way to laugh at depraved cruelty and alienate the only friends Israel has is beyond me.

    • Steve

      What are you on about? This has been going on for1500 years, MORON!

      • Gee

        Am not the moron here – you are.
        The Christians in the Middle East have supported the ethnic cleansing and genocide of Jews for nearly 2,000 years now.
        Now it is ‘poor Christians’, sorry but my empathy does not extend to those that advocate my genocide – don’t like it – TFB.

        • Joe Hall

          This is Islamic propaganda.

        • aspacia

          Gee,

          True, but most Christians no longer advocate this and please remember it was mostly Catholics, and Lutherans after Martin Luther could not persuade Jews to convert.

    • Joe Hall

      You are horribly mistaken, Gee. Islam has persecuted Jews as well as Christians from their beginning in the 7th century. The Jewish people were slaughtered by the prophet of Islam, their homes and lands were confiscated and their women and children sold into slavery and raped. That record of murder, robbery, rape and slave trade has continued unabated since Islam started ransacking the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and the Far East. Get the facts at thereligionofpeace.com. Islam’s so-called “Golden Age” was an age of terror, of dhimmitude and Arabic arrogance. The Christian role in the Crusades was only a last ditch effort to survive after centuries of Islamic terror.

      • aspacia

        Joe,

        Catholics were hideous to all non Catholics and often tortured them.

        • Morgan Michaels

          I ask you to compare the size of the Jewish population of Italy circa 1928 with the Jewish population of Saudi Arabia after the installation of the modern Saudi monarchy by al ikhwan. There is a reason that comparing the two gets you a ‘division by zero error’ and its not because the Catholics of ultra-Catholic Italy killed or drove out all the Jews.

          • aspacia

            All nonMuslims were driven from SA a long time ago. Most, if not all Muslim lands are hugely intolerant of nonMuslims. Take a Bible into this land and it will be shredded. Albeit, during the first Iraqi invasion the SA’s even allowed our Jewish servicemen and women in their lands. They are hypocrites.

    • herb benty

      Roman Catholicism- led armies did commit SOME atrocities during the Crusades, that’s true. But that’s it . Islam commits atrocities everyday of the year for 1400 years and they are getting worse.

      • aspacia

        herb,

        It was more than SOME. Whole cities were eradicated of non Catholics and children were often piked.

        • herb benty

          I agree 100% with you. But how do you tell the uninformed that compare Islam to Christianity, that Roman Catholicism IS NOT Christian. Rome burnt some of my Bible believing relatives at the bloody stake.

          • aspacia

            Any group or person who believes Jesus is divine is a Christian.

          • Morgan Michaels
          • aspacia

            Unsure, but probably. Go to Islam On Line to ask. Be careful, as I have been threatened by some militants on this site before being banned. Why are Muslim’s so thin skinned? LOL, I have been banned from many Islamic sites for stating facts and I do not use profanity or ad hominem attacks.

          • Morgan Michaels

            I wish you had clicked the link before you replied. You might also want to research the ban in Pakistan on Ahmadis referring to their places of worship as ‘mosques’. The Sunni majority do not consider the Ahmadis to be Muslims despite their fanatical devotion to Mohammed.

          • aspacia

            Ahmadis are viewed as heretics and nonMuslims in Muslim lands because they are peaceful.

          • herb benty

            Nice try. Jesus Christ: ” but I tell you, even the devils BELIEVE, and tremble”. And the Son of God to Nicodemus: “unless you be born again, you have NO part in the Kingdom of Heaven”. Dear, If you truely believe that Jesus died for your sins and that He rose from the grave, you will RECEIVE Him into your heart through the Holy Spirit.”To as many as received HIM, to those He gave power to become the children of God”. AND this has nothing to do with a round wafer placed on your tongue. ” Come out of her, my people”. Take it or leave it– your choice.

          • aspacia

            i only state a fact that any person who believes Jesus is divine is a Christian.

            A Deist

          • herb benty

            Jesus Christ, the Word of God, took on a human body, and is clearly, God Almighty. Proven by His many works. Deism is not Christian, although may be to you.

          • aspacia

            I am not a follower of any formal religion and I know what Deism is; do you have a clue?

            Previously I stated that any individual who believes Jesus is divine is a Christian and I do not believe this.

          • herb benty

            Well, your missing out on God, the One “who knows the end from the beginning” In Revelation, John was shown some believers in heaven who were beheaded for their faith in the Word of God( Jesus Christ), and, “the day will come when those who kill you will think they do God a favor” We are now there. Oxford: Deism is the reasoned belief in a god. There is nothing vague about our Living God. We see his handiwork everywhere, as we were created to do.

          • aspacia

            herb, try a valid claim and counter claim approach with nonbelievers; your faith falls on deaf ears. Mum was deeply religious and actually some of the worse, most dangerous individuals I have met are deeply religious.

            herb, I use to win Bibles, have read the Qur’an, the Torah which differs from the Old Testament, have a smattering of background in several faiths.

          • herb benty

            Hey, I’ll buzz off, fine. I just wanted to say that God is good and knowable for those who seek Him- with all their heart. Bye.

          • aspacia

            I know Deism is not Christian nor any other formal religion. So What?

          • aspacia

            Get real herbie, I am a well-educated Deist who use to win Bibles when young.

        • Morgan Michaels

          How did those cities, formerly wholly Christian in population get so full of non-Christians? Perhaps the tireless and selfless proselytizing of Muslim holy men? The Crusades were a struggle for liberation. Only a blind, unreasoning hatred, fueled by ethnic resentment can sympathize with the Muslim conquerors and occupiers.

          • aspacia

            Morgan,
            I only state valid facts, and do not trust any faith that condones lying. I know the number of truces Muslims have violated once they were strong, how Islamic lands discriminate and often massacre both nonMuslims as well as Muslims.

          • aspacia

            Sympathize? I merely state valid facts similar to the facts that my country has committed massacres, but so have Native Americans; for that matter what country has not implemented massacres or expulsions at sometime in its history? I cannot think of one, albeit I will always side with civilizations that learned murdering its citizens will eventually destroy itself.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            Right. So simple conversations that sound a lot like “you too” are driven largely by ignorance and laziness.

          • aspacia

            I simply state facts driven by several hundred units of university credit and personal research.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            Skimming over 5 centuries of history as you do strikes me as lazy as well as ignorant.

            I could keep people busy for the rest of my life talking about events that happened between 2000 and 3000 years ago, but would that help us understand anything about the differences between Islam and Christianity?

            If you want to understand the differences, spend a few hours on Constantine, Martin Luther, and the various religious wars in Europe between that and the American Revolutionary War.

            Then again, if you study only from revisionist POV, you’ll end up thinking how obvious it is that we need communism. But the fact is that ideology drove a lot of those warriors and there are very clear reasons why in the USA we have this constitution.

            If you understand our US constitution and its origins, you’ll understand very clearly the differences with Islam. The USA is not a “Christian nation” but it is a nation founded by Christians and like-minded individuals working out the implications of the Bible and what they learned from all of the religious wars.

            That would be a good starting point. If you have an interest to look further.

          • aspacia

            Concisely summarizing, and stating facts is not considered lazy. Why the fallacious ad hominem attack?

            This summer I am taking another Graduate Level History class on Medieval England. Generally, unless attending a Cal State or UC class, history research papers are 25 pages; hardly lazy or skimming.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            aspacia Joe Hall • 3 hours ago: “I have read the Qu’ran and the hadiths and understand there is a huge amount of evil in these texts as well as the Old and New Testament as well as the Torah (the Torah differs from the Old Testament)”
            Pretty lazy.
            aspacia Joe Hall • 3 hours ago: “Joe, you are a Christian apologist, similar toe Islamic apologists. Be careful. Simply stick to the fact that present day Christians do not attack others in the name of faith and haven’t done so for more than 500 years.”
            Also lazy. At least you got started. You’re heading in the right direction.

    • Sussex Girl

      Um . . . do your research. The Catholic church ran the Inquisition, not Christians. Actually, the Catholic church persecuted Christians throughout Europe. Read up on the Waldenses of the 12th and 13th centuries and Huguenots of the 16th and 17th centuries. Fun stuff.

    • Morgan Michaels
  • herb benty

    “Children nailed to crosses near their parents homes”……I can’t find words for this.

  • truebearing

    Islam is the embodiment of evil. Words fail when trying to describe the actions of these deranged, depraved minions of Satan.

  • Joe Hall

    Read the Hadith! Do not be ignorant of the evil that is Islam. See thereligionofpeace.com

    • aspacia

      I have read the Qu’ran and the hadiths and understand there is a huge amount of evil in these texts as well as the Old and New Testament as well as the Torah (the Torah differs from the Old Testament)

      • Joe Hall

        Where is there evil in the New Testament? Jesus never hurt a soul. He said, “love your enemies.”

        • aspacia

          Think not that I have come to bring peace. I have come to drive father against son; mother against daughter, etc.

          Read Matthew.

          • Joe Hall

            You must read that verse in the context of Jesus’ life. He NEVER bore a sword and counseled his disciples to put theirs away, that living by the sword they’d die by it. You have wrested this scripture about setting family members against one another out of its context. He is speaking spiritually, and he is drawing attention to the fact that some people will be opposed by even their families if they choose to follow him. Followers of Jesus are called to be lights in a dark world, and that sometimes makes enemies. But Jesus said that his followers should love their enemies. Is it possible to love people when threatened with violence? Yes. Jesus did not come to bring the kind of peace that the world thinks of, politically manipulated “peace” which can just as quickly be politically ended. The peace of Jesus involves a right relationship with God and with others, even with enemies. Jesus said that his kingdom was not of this world and that if it were, his servants would fight. But is is not and they don’t.

          • aspacia

            Joe, you are a Christian apologist, similar toe Islamic apologists. Be careful. Simply stick to the fact that present day Christians do not attack others in the name of faith and haven’t done so for more than 500 years.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            An apologist is often one that helps people understand their stupid mistakes.

            “Simply stick to the fact that present day Christians do not attack others in the name of faith and haven’t done so for more than 500 years.”

            Oh, you’re the guy that people need to explain history and religion.

          • aspacia

            If you are referring to apacia, I am female who holds an M.A. in English, and am taking graduate history classes for fun.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            Be careful. There are lots of quacks teaching history.

          • aspacia

            God is a angry jealous God who demands full obedience even to the point of sacrificing one’s child such as Abraham sacrificing Isaac.

          • Joe Hall

            There are tons and tons of examples of Mohammed’s life of mayhem and ruin. There is no such example in the life of Jesus.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            But, he turned over the tables of the money changers! That’s practically jihad right there. Jesus must have been a violent totalitarian.

            That’s what I read on a jihadi web site – and they seem so smart, thoughtful and honest.

          • aspacia

            Objective, Jesus was enraged that the money changers had turned the temple into a whore.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            I know. I was being sarcastic. He wanted them to do their business outside of the Temple.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            “Think not that I have come to bring peace. I have come to drive father against son; mother against daughter, etc.”

            And what do you infer from that passage? Does context matter?

            Do you suppose Jesus came to run in to houses and make slaves out of part of the family, thus splitting them up?

            Come on man. You need to think a little bit before regurgitating criticism that might make you seem ignorant.

          • aspacia

            It is woman! I am not a theologian attempting to interprets religious texts, period. I am not a follower of any formal or informal religion, and find most religions are used for power, prestige and gold.

            I have read the Gnostic’s Bible and found it provides insight into the the life of Jesus and his apostles

          • objectivefactsmatter

            Somehow you became convinced that context doesn’t matter?

            “I have read the Gnostic’s Bible and found it provides insight into the the life of Jesus and his apostles”

            It doesn’t show.

          • aspacia

            Again another ad hominem attack with not valid support.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            Joe Hall aspacia • 2 days ago: Where is there evil in the New Testament? Jesus never hurt a soul. He said, “love your enemies.”

            aspacia Joe Hall • 3 hours ago: “Think not that I have come to bring peace. I have come to drive father against son; mother against daughter, etc.”

            Show how this passage is about “evil.”

          • objectivefactsmatter

            “It is woman!”

            http://robinhardman.com/the-pronoun-problem

            In fact, the use of “man” and male pronouns to refer to human beings reflects a society in which men are the only beings considered fully human. As the second wave of feminism came along to spread this news, we looked for alternatives. It was relatively simple to substitute “human” for “man” and “humanity” (or even “people”) for “men.” But the problem of singular pronouns—what to do about “he” and “his”—was a much greater one. The problem first arose sometime in the 1970s. Forty-plus years later, we still haven’t figured out how to deal with it.

          • shawn occonnor

            Your way of interpretation needs to be adjusted. If you do not know about something don’t speak of it because then your ignorance serve as truth yo those that are gullible and naive

          • beenthere

            Yes read it again you have changed a word or two. I suggest you read the entire chapter.

          • aspacia

            I paraphrased from memory, but the gist is correct.

      • Joe Hall

        The Old Testament can not be judged by later moralities like pacifism. Doing so would be presentism, judging the past by conditions or characteristics of the present. We can not hold Moses to the ethic of Jesus, for instance. Jesus taught loving enemies and putting away swords because he had another idea about the spiritual life. But that doesn’t mean that Moses’ ethic was wrong for his day. He taught the ethic of the eye for an eye. It his day, that was a wonderful, limiting ethic, in a world in which whole tribes might be slaughtered for the infractions against one person. Limiting revenge at the rate of one to one was appropriate for the time. Also, the violence of the Old Testament is very limited in scope as well as in time. The Bible provided no justification for violence as a way of life, as a modus operandi. No. OT violence is particular to specific situations, not a codification of some kind of jihad as a way of life. The Quran, on the other hand, is an absolutely different kind of literature. Mohammed codified violence in it as a way of life, as a way to bring about the dominance of Islam in the world til the end of time. Jews don’t do jihad. Christians don’t do it either. (at least if they honor their texts) Muslims are the only ones you’ve mentioned who do the jihad thing. Everyone that is not Muslim is considered in the “house of war”. The goal of Islam is to DOMINATE the world so that Islam is supreme. That is not the goal of Biblical faiths.

        • aspacia

          Yes Joe, you are correct, albeit I am simply stating the fact that there is violence in the OT and NT, just as there is in the Qu’ran. The problem is that Christians and Jews do not massacre those of other faiths in the name of their faith.

          That is, I am trying to maintain a balance regarding the conflict. What bothers me is the fact that the vast ME will not absorb its brethren as tiny Israel has, and the fact that 650,000 Jews were expelled from the ME. Why was no refugee status and compensations provided for them and why are 3rd and 4th generation Arabs given refugee status and funding?

          • shawn occonnor

            The violence preached in the quoran is by far worst than that of the new and old testament put together. You could have a movie from the quoran based on the killing it wants you to do

  • Patriotliz

    It’s time to regard the ideology of Islam in the same manner that we regard Nazism. Both are evil ideologies from their inception and in their practice….no more mealy-mouth apologists trying to make Islam palatable for Western sensibilities. Either you re-invent (reform) Islam or get rid of it entirely.

    • whatistruth

      Our illustrious leader loves Islam. Loves the sound coming from the minerets.

  • Jean Robertson

    … and there are still apologists for the barbarians. …. western people are truly (a) ignorant (b) stupid (c) obtuse, or a combination of all three. Or maybe they just hate Jesus and Christianity so much… and maybe they just think so little of human beings. period.

    • Montague

      I’ve always thought Christendom was established first in the West because we needed Christ most xD

      Truly, God works through the weak and the foolish.

  • Drakken

    And everybody to this day wonders why Vlad “The Impaler” Tepesh was so brutal and vicious to the muslim turks, now you know why.

    • Jakareh

      He was very likely repeatedly raped by the Turks, as that was standard practice for captive Christian boys. Just as his body was forcibly penetrated, he had thousands of Turks penetrated by wooden stakes. It was fitting punishment.

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  • leofrank

    Time is approaching fast for a world war between misunderstanders of Islam and advocates of just & peaceful world.

  • Jakareh

    There must be no Islam anywhere in the world. Anyone who disagrees is effectively siding with evil.

    • aspacia

      Read Jasser for insight.

      • Jakareh

        I’m familiar with his work. I believe he’s a decent human being, but his position is intellectually untenable.

        • aspacia

          No more untenable that reforming Christianity.

          • Jakareh

            Throwing out all Islamic scripture and tradition isn’t a reform, though I’d be happy to call it such if it were done. The problem is it won’t.

          • aspacia

            Christian’s did this at Nicea. I have the Gnostic’s Bible which was tosses out at Nicea as well.

  • ratonis

    Actually these Muslims are Islamic heretics. The Qur’an and Islamic doctrine holds that Jesus was not, in fact, the man on the cross, that it was somebody else. Therefore to crucify a Christian “just like Jesus” is a departure from Islamic teaching. Not that this is going to deter these people. For a murderous ideology like Islam, it’s a minor point, however true.

  • Sussex Girl

    “Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!
    E’en though it be a cross that raiseth me;
    Still all my song shall be nearer my God, to Thee,
    Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee.”

    As Stephen was being stoned to death, Heaven opened, and Jesus was standing, waiting to welcome him to glory. But Hebrews 12:2 and other verses state that Christ is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. So maybe when a Christian is martyred, the LORD stands to recognize the faith of one who has no more greater sacrifice to make. They do now behold the face of our Lord.

    We must be bringing our persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ before the throne constantly. Constantly.

  • D Brown

    Heartbreaking. Thanks for the article.

  • http://ryszardzik.com.pl/ Ryszard

    Warszawa – Balustrady ze stali nierdzewnej są jednym z naszych znakomitych wyrobów. Nasze niezwyczajowe oszukanie do czynionych zadań podarują Wam bariery ciekawe i ciągnący wzrok. Pracujemy na rejonie Radomia i Warszawy. W tych dwóch miastach ma się dużo zadań.

  • Guy

    In September of 2012 Obama stood before the World and the UN and stated (I am paraphrasing) he would not allow the future to belong to those who would slander the Prophet of Islam.

    And all his actions and policies – without exception – have only favored and supported those who also would not allow the future to belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam.

    And if you think his taking out Obama Bin Laden counts for anything, I would recommend you rethink it. He took out Bin Laden when he no longer had any power or influence, and he has just reconstituted the top management of the Taliban by releasing their 5 most important leaders.

  • http://zbychu.com.pl/ tworca

    Popatrz jak wszystko się zmienia! Kiedyś okna były w jednym kolorze i kształcie. Obecnie możemy stworzyć przeróżne okno Szczecin i zapłacić za to malutkie pieniądze.

  • http://www.thermo-projekt.pl Daniel Opat

    Izolacja basenów owo posługa, jaką oferujemy z dnia na dzień. Poszerzyć rzecz termoizolacja jak i również hydroizolacja dozwalają owo prace robione za pomocą naszą markę. W casusie podczas gdy występuje takowa wymóg egzekwujemy ocieplanie stropów. W roboty pożądana nam wydaje się pianka poliuretanowa. Z ochroną ocieplanie budynków zaklepie mnie niesłychanie płynnie.

    http://www.thermo-projekt.pl

  • beenthere

    Let then fight each other until on side wins. War is never fair and innocent people are killed. How many died in The world wars, Korea, Vietnam. and the dozens of other wars going on in the world that get no attention. Just keep them all in their little piece of paradise and let them go at it. I know this sounds cruel and probably is. But if you want to stop a war it has to be complete elimination of the enemy. There is EVIL in this world and we see it everyday. As long as we try to accommodate evil we will never see and end to it.