Photo for a Sunday: Christianity Militant? Whatever Happened to “Pray for your enemies”?

Didn’t Jesus, in the Sermon on the Mount, say to pray for your enemies? In Lancaster, California recently, I noticed this message outside a Presbyterian church, and it put me in mind of Mark Twain’s “The War Prayer“:



Here’s a link to Twain’s “The War Prayer.”

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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