Essay on The Persecution Of The Christian Religion

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The persecution of the Christian religion is said to have started all the way back in the first century when Jewish people would supposedly crucify Christians. The main problem with the global issue of the persecution of Christians is that nobody is effectively addressing it. These problems have and are going to continue into the upcoming years if a country does not step up in time. Due to the fact that countries are negligent to the issue of religious persecution, terrorist and extremist groups throughout the world are persecuting Christians year after year with every chance they have. Acts of persecution against have changed very much since then. In the Middle Ages, certain kingdoms or empires would separate Christians from other people or deny them access to their land, but in the present day, certain groups take it to a different level. New terrorist and extremist groups have been created and are persecuting Christians at every opportunity they have. In an article by Harriet Sherwood from The Guardian called “Dying for Christianity: millions at risk amid rise in persecution across the globe,” Sherwood writes, “‘some assessments claim that as many as 200 million Christians in over 60 countries around the world face some degree of restriction, discrimination, or outright persecution.’ That is about one in 10 of the 2.2 billion Christians in the world.” The persecution mentioned in certain authors articles can be different acts such as murder, rape, torture, laws…

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