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Being careless with statistics

by Andrew Brown

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 @ 12:06

NOT to intrude on the radio critic's column, but I was impressed by the Sunday programme's takedown of the claim that 100,000 Christians a year are killed for their faith around the world.

Before I go any further, I should point out that, even if this figure is ten times the credible number (and it is), the issue is an urgent and horrible one. Christians around the world are persecuted and sometimes killed because they are Christians. This is not often covered in much ...

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