The Era of Witch Hunts Is Alive and Well

Those who speak out face the fury of the witch hunters.

By Stan Guthrie

While many have cited this ugly but short-lived panic as evidence of what happens when religion is given too much prominence in society, history is replete with similar, more secular witch hunts: the Great Terror, the Cultural Revolution, the French Revolution, the 189,000 Stasi informers in East Germany, and the Red Scare in the U.S. Apparently witch hunts run in humanity’s blood. Add to this ignominious list the current cancel culture hysteria.

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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 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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