View From the Pulpit

Fletcher, Adrin
July 2006
Twin Cities News (Munday, TX);7/20/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 25, p2
The author reflects on the human tendency of protecting oneself and geographical territories by building walls. The author details the expansion of the Roman empire and the construction of the Hadrian's Wall to delineate its boundaries. The author opines that faith in Jesus helps the followers of Christianity, to break the walls and mingle with everyone.


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