Complex yet reverent, ‘Silence’ explores the meanings and dilemmas of the Christian faith, and decisively sets a new benchmark for religious films.
This gives us the chance to look at some beautiful objects, delve into history, and reflect on why the martyrdom of a first-century Christian is still relevant almost 2,000 years later.
The ISIS-inspired attack on a priest and his church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray is a lesson in the price Christianity pays for the fanaticism of profligate mercy.
Quite simply, God sent Father Hamel to forgive sins, and these satanically inspired agents of ISIS sent themselves to stop him.
While Christian martyrs and Muslim terrorists are both willing to die for their religious beliefs, only the latter are willing to execute others for those beliefs.
Are you a martyr if you die at the hands of a homicidal madman at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon? Of course.
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