Terry Jones and the Assault on U.S. Missions

By Daniel Pipes

During the Salman Rushdie affair in 1989, famed French humorist Jean-Jacques Sempé drew a cartoon summing up the absurdity of an international crisis about a magical realist novel, The Satanic Verses. He showed Rushdie working away on his typewriter, over a dozen policemen hovering nearby to guard him from Islamist assassins, and one bobby yelling into his walkie-talkie, “Close the airports!! He wants to write volume two!!!”

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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