Over 50,000 Books Burned in Christian Library in Lebanon over blasphemy claim; US leader says ‘Violent Hysteria’ spreading in muslim world

By Tyler O’Neil

lebanon(Photo: Reuters/Hasan Shaaban)Lebanese and Syrian Christian Maronites pray for peace in Syria, in Harisa, Jounieh September 7, 2013.

American leaders denounced the burning of a Christian leader’s library in Tripoli, Lebanon, last Friday night as based on false pretenses and said it’s a threat to religious liberty. “The really bad news is that this is not out of the ordinary,” Robert P. George, chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), told The Christian Post in an interview on Monday. George emphasized the need to advocate for religious freedom across the world to prevent attacks like this one.

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