What began as a colonial land grab became the ground of martyrdom.
persecution of Christians
Helpful articles addressing the terrorist attack at Emanuel AME Church last week have appeared in a number of outlets, some offering superb analysis. One question concerning the context of violence in church in particular, and persecution in general, is what commonalities exist between the experiences of persecuted groups.
ISIS’s primary targets remain Muslims it views as apostate. But a new generation of Christian martyrs is arising as well.