Islamic Extremism Fuels Increasing Terrorism

I didn’t get a chance to share this article last week since I was busy with my family for the holiday. I wrote about a new report about global terrorism for WORLD.

Four extreme Islamist groups were responsible for two-thirds of deaths in claimed terrorist attacks in 2013. Those groups were the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), Boko Haram, the Taliban, and al Qaeda, according to a new report.

At least two of them, ISIS and Boko Haram, have sometimes targeted Christians with violence. In Iraq in March, ISIS gave Raqqa’s Christians three choices: Convert, pay a protection tax, or face the sword. In Nigeria, Boko Haram has abducted and brutalized women and children, many of them Christian.

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Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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