Persecution

Executions of "Witch Children" Blamed on Growth of Evangelical Christianity

“The idea of witchcraft is hardly new, but it has taken on new life recently partly because of a rapid growth in evangelical Christianity. Campaigners against the practice say around 15,000 children have been accused in two of Nigeria’s 36 states over the past decade and around 1,000 have been murdered.” SF Chronical/AP

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"Like the martyrs in the early church or the Christians who were persecuted under communism, slaves 'are the primary example in American history of Christians who suffered for their faith.'"

The Wall Street Journal with a look at the relationship between American slavery and Christianity.

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