persecution

The St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants in 1572

History of Christian Thought on Persecution and Tolerance

History of Christian Thought on Persecution and Tolerance This article gives a historical overview of Christian positions on Persecution of Christians, persecutions by Christians, religious persecution and toleration. Christian theologians like Augustine of Hippo and Thomas Aquinas legitimized religious persecution to various extents, and during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Christians considered heresy and dissent...

The redemption of Christians enslaved by Arabs by Catholic monks in the Barbary states.

Persecution of Traditional African Religion

Persecution of Traditional African Religion Traditional African religions have faced persecution from the proponents of different ideologies. Adherents of these religions have been forcefully converted to Islam and Christianity, demonized and marginalized. The atrocities include killings, waging war, destroying of sacred places, and other atrocious actions. By Muslims See also: Persecution of Muslims, Religious persecution § Persecution of Serers, Religious persecution § Persecution of...

Rohingya refugees in refugee camp in Bangladesh, 2017

Religious Persecution

Religious Persecution Religious persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or a group of individuals as a response to their religious beliefs or affiliations or their lack thereof. The tendency of societies or groups within societies to alienate or repress different subcultures is a recurrent theme in human history....

According to tradition, early Christians were fed to lions in the Colosseum of Rome

Persecution

Persecution Persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another individual or group. The most common forms are religious persecution, racism and political persecution, though there is naturally some overlap between these terms. The inflicting of suffering, harassment, imprisonment, internment, fear, or pain are all factors that may establish...

Abstract Heart Cover Card Love Gift Template

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine,[2] is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, Valentine’s Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world....

Hegira or Hijrah

Hegira or Hijrah The Hegira (هِجْرَة‎, Hijra) is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib, later renamed by him to Medina, in  the year 622.[1][6] In June 622, after being warned of a plot to assassinate him, Muhammad secretly left his home in Mecca to emigrate to Yathrib, 320 km...

Persecution of Muslims by Meccans

Persecution of Muslims by Meccans In the early days of Islam at Mecca, the new Muslims were often subjected to abuse and persecution.   Main articles: Muhammad in Mecca and Persecution of Muslims Overview Sumayyah bint Khabbab, and her husband Yasir were tortured to death by Abu Jahl.[1][2] Muhammad was protected somewhat by the influence of his...

Scroll Up