[ by Charles Cameron — always glad to see good will on both sides of a widening chasm ]
In these days when Egyptian churches have been repeatedly attacked and burned by Ikhwan supporters, it is good to remember that there is love as well as enmity at work… Putting that in Johannine terms (John 1.5, RSV): The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
The captions that go along with these two images read, respectively:
above, Muslim men protecting a Catholic Church in Egypt during mass. Beautiful. below, Christians pray inside one of the charred churches. Their papers read: “My extremist brother, I came to pray for you.”