The slaughter of the innocents
in Bethlehem was done in a grotto; the Saviour was born in a grotto--both are shown to pilgrims yet.
NEIL KENDALL The Slaughter of the Innocents
in the Mystery Plays
RE THE slaughter of the innocents
piece about the killings in Gaza, irrespective of the rights or wrongs on both sides, who in their right mind would take a baby anywhere near that confrontation?
Like the genocide of the Midianites by the Hebrew people, historians suggest the "slaughter of the innocents
" by Herod very likely never happened (Nor wholly innocent, by Canon Jeffrey Metcalfe, anglicanjournal.com, Jan.
"Should we be surprised?" he concluded "Perhaps not for the slaughter of the innocents
will quickly be forgotten, for such is the world we now inhabit."
The tradition is widely known in the Philippines as the 'Slaughter of the Innocents
' or 'Ninos Inocentes' in Spanish.
Norma Dollaga of Rise Up likened the Bagong Silang massacre to the killing of babies during the time of King Herod, in what was dubbed in the Bible as the "Slaughter of the Innocents
." "Naaalala natin ang tiranong si Herodes, sa tiranong pumatay sa mga batang pinaslang din ang kanilang mga pangarap at mithiin (We are reminded of Herod, whose tyranny led the slaughter pf children whose dreams and aspirations died with them)," Dollaga said.
Putin and Assad have closed their eyes and ears to the slaughter of the innocents
The whole country weeps at the slaughter of the innocents
. The slaughter in Peshawar is a tragedy for the whole of Pakistan.
Khan admits, though, that the slaughter of the innocents
has undermined Pakistan.
Many now see the biblical tale of the Slaughter of the Innocents
as a myth but, 2,000 years on, there are those who still see children, especially educated ones, as a threat as the shocking killing of 132 children in Pakistan proved.
Now, our politicians are applauding from the sidelines as the Israelis embark on yet another slaughter of the innocents
. Our jihadists see this happening in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria etc and return here with increased hatred in their hearts.