The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Quote: Benjamin Busch

"As a Marine, I aimed at Iraq through rifle scopes, my vision amplified. When viewing other cultures, even enemies, I think we should be wary of seeing them through a lens marked by religion."

Benjamin Busch, an infantry officer in the Marine Corps who served two tours of duty in Iraq, in a commentary for National Public Radio about Bible verses that were embedded in rifle sights made by Trijicon, a Michigan-based defense contractor.


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