Last Wednesday I was at one of the St. Boniface Church “House Church” events. I was in awe as our Assistant Priest Andi Taylor unfolded her hand made model of Jerusalem at the time of Jesus.
The model included a depiction of the Garden Tomb in which (according to the Gospels) Jesus’ dead body was laid.
Suddenly I remembered an old song - I am not sure if it is a “Gospel Song” or a “Spiritual”..It starts with the words “They crucified my Saviour”.
I looked it up on You Tube.
There I found a rendition from (of all places), Muscat, in the Sultanate of Oman.
In that Sultanate there is a Christian Church. (Yes indeed, there is religious freedom in some Islamic States).
The Muscat Church is of Indian origin.
Let your mind be boggled! There is a Christian Church with mostly Indian membership in a Muslim Sultanate.
That Indian/Christian Church has a male voice choir which offers a fabulous version of “They crucified my Saviour”.
Enjoy this video, and allow it to demolish some of your stereotypes of Islamic countries and Indian Christians.
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