As I read today’s headlines “Sudan Judge sentences Christian Woman to Death for her Apostasy,” I was appalled. According to the article on MSN, after a hearing in which she was accused of leaving the Islamic faith and after being asked to recant her faith, Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag “calmly told the judge: ‘I am a Christian and I never committed apostasy.”” http://news.msn.com/world/sudan-judge-sentences-christian-woman-to-death-for-apostasy
Her sentence: Death
The 27-year-old pregnant woman, is married to a Christian from South Sudan. Her father is Muslim.
As I read this article I had to wonder how many American Christians would calmly state “I am a Christian” under penalty of death. I suspect it would be far less than those who claim to be Christians. Continue reading