The Road to Damascus, Laden With Bombs

That beautiful Biblical narrative ‘road to Damascus’ when Saul became Paul, began serving Christ and humanity is fast becoming a road to ‘war’. Ideologies and power politics are weeding their way into this 8000 year old ancient city with bombs and hate, threatening the survival of entire humanity. A city steeped in the histories of Abrahamic traditions is on the verge of precipitating an Islamic version of the Catholic-Protestant thirty year bloody war of seventeenth century (1618 to 1648) but also drawing in the extended Abrahamic family, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Western Secularism. More…