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Posted on 02/19/2014 6:33:26 AM PST by yldstrk
In a new video of the 12 Christian nuns kidnapped by rebels in Syria (see below), the nuns sit in a room while being questioned by an unseen man, presumably one of the captors. He asks them how they are, if theyve been mistreated, etc. They respond that they are being treated fine, that they very much look forward to returning to their convent, that they heartily thank the world for its concern, and that they continually pray that God grant peace to all nations.
Their words say one thing, their expressions and demeanor another. Put differently, as female captives of Islamic jihadis, what else could they say but what they were told to say? Even if one of them dared to say the wrong thing, their captors naturally would have edited it out. Who knows how many takes it took to get the videowhich includes a bizarre clip of the nuns having a snowball fight with their abductorsjust right?
But one thing, although minor, speaks volumes about the nature of their captivity: Although these nuns, in photos prior to the kidnapping, generally wear large pectoral crosses, the crosses are not visible in the recent video. No surprise here, considering the pious nature of their captors. According to strict Islamic teaching, Christians and other non-Muslims cannot display any signs or expressions of their polytheism (shirk in Arabic). Indeed the Conditions of Omar, which mainstream Muslim teaching attributes to the second caliph of the same name, clearly spells this out.
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Imagine the pressure being applied to get them to convert.
convert to the devil? never. They won’t do it.
Maybe, with the Grace of God, they’ll be able to convert a few of their Muslim captors.
I bet that is a possibility
Islam’s war against civilization is FAR from over.