Monday, June 07, 2010

Propaganda and Martyrdom

Just a short post, but a quotation which struck a chord, which is just too long for twitter.

It deserves perhaps some comment and reflection, along the lines of "this doesn't mean we are or should be (media) martyrs, though we might be". Anyway, here it is.

From today's Office of Readings: Our task is not one of producing persuasive propaganda; Christianity shows its greatness when it is hated by the world. (St Ignatius of Antioch)

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