the flaw within
Good point by Mark Steyn:
The bad news is that Islam will soon be able to enforce submission-conversion at the point of a nuke. The good news is that any religion that needs to do that is, by definition, a weak one.
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Posted by: -
Sep. 11, 2006 12:46 PM ET USA
We are already trusting in God and acting on our beliefs. The questions becomes will the Muslims start acting like Christians? Iran with a nuclear warhead to use may not be as restrained aswe might wish. Hitler with one would have been a world conquerer had he developed it first. I agree that prayer and trust in Divine Providence are necessary to resolve this issue. But we must never lie down and fail to defend our way of life which includes our Faith. Anyone for a crusade? Oh, well.
Posted by: Universal -
Sep. 09, 2006 9:31 AM ET USA
Centurion! Let our nuke be our prayer and conversion to Christ! HE will do the job, if only WE do what is necessary in ourselves: Conversion and true faith that God will not fail His Son. And thus us who follow Him. Pray for Christendom and for the conversion of Islam.
Posted by: -
Sep. 08, 2006 5:34 PM ET USA
The real question is from what direction will the nuke be traveling. From them to us or from us to them? I know which I prefer.
Posted by: Pseudodionysius -
Sep. 06, 2006 8:09 PM ET USA
If PG Wodehouse had been a woman and married GK Chesterton, Mark Steyn would have been their firstborn. I only hold Diogenes in higher esteem.
Posted by: Beasely -
Sep. 06, 2006 7:23 PM ET USA
That allegation of weakness presupposes the Christian viewpoint: Moslems know nothing of a free conversion to Islam.
Posted by: unum -
Sep. 06, 2006 5:22 PM ET USA
Steyn is the master of the pithy comment. It is hard to see why any non-Muslim would want to follow the example of the Islamic fundamentalists.