Religion: Questionable Mission to Moscow

At a conference, Billy Graham glosses over Soviet persecution

When the Rev. Billy Graham first saw the light, he also spied the devil. Satan, he asserted years ago, is the god of Communism. "Either Communism must die, or Christianity must die," he wrote in 1954, "because it is actually a battle between Christ and the anti-Christ." But in 1979 Graham seemed to view the situation in a different light. A vision of the world destroyed by a nuclear Armageddon replaced Communism as the greatest evil. And it was this revelation that was on display...

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