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By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi
If there is one individual whose name has continuously carried a regrettable heavy burden in history that of ‘Judas Iscariot’ easily comes to mind. As an ardent observer of the Christian faith, this writer was made to understand the role Judas played in the life of Jesus Christ and Christianity as a whole. Judas to preachers of the Bible was painted black and was made to look to many as the worst sinner ever to have been born. Judas typified the devil incarnate and it was said he bore a hole of guilt in his heart for his actions against Christ.

As if that was not enough, the name or term Judas entered into many languages as a synonym for betrayer and had become the archetype of a traitor in Western literature and art. The name Judas was a typical example of one who was insincere, hypocritical…

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