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Mon Aug 25, 2014, 11:47 AM

Christians in the Middle East -

I have seen articles and chain e-mails describing the danger to Christians in Syria and Iraq, and asking for prayers, pressure on the US government to save them, money , etc.

Here are my problems:

1. Many of these articles treat these people as an endangered species, valuable because they are the last of their kind. The sub-clause of this concern is that we Christians must maintain a foothold in the Middle East.

2. Why are these people, who happen to be Christian, of more concern than any of the other people caught up in this on-going war? I'm not saying we shouldn't be concerned about them, but should we be focused on them?











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Mon Aug 25, 2014, 11:51 AM

1. Who said they were more valuable?

 

And why shouldn't we want Christians in the middle East. Christians have been in the Middle East for 2000 years.

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Thu Sep 25, 2014, 08:38 AM

3. "how can we demand that Christians care equally much for any group?"

Because we're Christians?

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