The Politics of the Global Suffering Body of Christ

Jason Bruner
May 30, 2018 · 11 min read
Jordan Allott speaks at the Global Christian Persecution Summit hosted by the Institute on Religion and Democracy in the Dirksen Senate Building on May 10, 2018. The photo displayed behind him is one he took of a Coptic widow of one of the 21 men beheaded by ISIS in 2015. Photo by author.
A mural on the walls of Divina Providencia, the small compound where Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated. Note how all people share both the wounds of Christ on their hands and feet, as well as the assassin’s bullet wound in the chest. San Salvador, El Salvador. Photo taken by author.

Jason Bruner

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Assistant Prof. of Religious Studies at Arizona State University. Historian, ethnographer, writer, and, occasionally, photographer.

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