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Religious fear can be contagious

A Peregrine Falcon is perched on a steeple cross at Franklin United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in Johnstown, Pa., on a warm January day.
A Peregrine Falcon is perched on a steeple cross at Franklin United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in Johnstown, Pa., on a warm January day. AP

Contagious fear:

A Christian acquaintance once said, “I’m afraid when I see a Muslim.”

I asked, “Can a Muslim get into heaven?”

He said, “No,” so I asked,

“Should not Muslims be afraid of you?”

David Broadwater, Atascadero

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