And I found something interesting had happened there at some time in the past.
Leafing through Lee Strobel’s The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus I found that someone had inserted a leaflet in the book. And considering the kind of book I was browsing through, at first I took it for a religious tract.
But it was far from a religious tract.
It was a very unique message from a heavy metal rock group called Ana Kefr.
Here it is below (click to enlarge):
Then I looked in another nearby book promoting Christianity, and I found another one. Then in a copy of the Holy Bible, another one. Then in a book on commentary on The Torah, another. But in a book on archeology of the
So it appears to me that a heavy metal rock group, one that is actually based in
So I took one of the leaflets, as you can see, and came back to do a little research, finding their MySpace website here.
And then I figured out what “The Infidels Rise” at the bottom of the leaflet means. Ana Kefr is not the name of some girl that got stoned for being raped or something, the words Ana Kefr translates from Arabic as “I am infidel.”
An infidel is an unbeliever.
So it kind of makes sense.
This band dedicates itself to unbelief in all religions, campaigns against organized religion, and named itself appropriately. Now I am not even close to being a fan of metal music, but this band seems to have its narrative put together, and a message to deliver.
How it is that their leaflets found their way to a bookstore in