When the Terrorists Smile and Say They Love You

Christianity, anti-Semitism, and growing up Jewish in the Bible belt

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No offense to the man in the picture. I’m not saying he’s a terrorist, as per the title of this essay. He’s just a well-groomed guy holding a tiny wooden cross and smiling a friendly smile, which, in combination with the wooden cross is — I gotta say — a little creepy.

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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)