Jesus Stood Up To The Roman Empire And He’d Resist US Empire Today

From the time he was old enough to attend school, Jesus would have been drilled in lessons of compliance and obedience to government authorities, while learning little about his own rights.

Activists come face-to-face with police officers while protesting NATO in Chicago Saturday, May 19, 2012. (Photo by Norbert Schiller/Mint Press)

“Jesus is too much for us. The church’s later treatment of the gospels is one long effort to rescue Jesus from ‘extremism.’”—author Gary Wills, What Jesus Meant OPINION -- The Christmas narrative of a baby born in a manger is a familiar one. The Roman Empire, a police state in its own right, had ordered that a census be conducted. Joseph and

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Trolls US Police Brutality On Twitter, Uses Hashtags #Ferguson, #Jesus

A Twitter account believed to be led by Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has lashed out at the US establishment over police violence and racism, tweeting out messages under popular protest hashtags and appealing to Jesus Christ’s sufferings.

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In a series of tweets on Sunday, the account attacked what it said was America’s hypocrisy over the Ferguson protests. It went as far as contrasting the Biblical motive of Jesus suffering for the oppressed to the alleged US police oppression of African-Americans. In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 file photo released by an official website of the

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