India’s Christians Concerned about Conversion Rallies, Hindu Extremist Rhetoric

My article for WORLD this week is once again about India, where Christians and other religious minorities are on alert.

Hindu nationalists’ attempts to convert large groups of Christians and Muslims, along with political rhetoric about making India Hindu again, continue to worry religious minorities in the country.

Before Christmas, Hindus with Dharam Jagran Samiti (DJS) were raising funds to “reconvert” Muslims and Christians back to Hinduism with a largeceremony on Christmas Day. After an outcry, it was postponed. But Christians fear they haven’t seen the last of these attacks on religious liberty, said William Stark, International Christian Concern’s (ICC) regional manager for South Asia.

“This is the issue all the Christians are following in the news these days,” Stark said.

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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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