A Conspiracy of Deliverance
Copenhaver, Martin B., The Christian Century
AMAN CAME to see me because he was convinced that he was being harassed by government officials and feared for his life. He admitted that his claim might seem implausible and that I might even think him paranoid, but he poured out his story anyway. He had been an investigative reporter and was tracing the embezzlement of government funds close to the inner circles of power when he was fired without explanation. Former associates refused to talk with him. He began to see the same people hanging around the street near his apartment. His roommate began to act very strangely.
I listened carefully and assured him that, although I could not validate his claims, I did not dismiss them either. I did ask him to consider, however, that each of the occurrences he recounted could have an alternative explanation. …
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Publication information: Article title: A Conspiracy of Deliverance. Contributors: Copenhaver, Martin B. - Author. Magazine title: The Christian Century. Volume: 111. Issue: 25 Publication date: September 7, 1994. Page number: 811. © 2009 The Christian Century Foundation. COPYRIGHT 1994 Gale Group.
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