Here is a much more comprehensive article about the destruction of historic buildings: throughout history, but particularly, recently in the Middle East.
But not in a good way.
Let’s all have a moment of silence for Notre Dame cathedral.
The reason there’s a picture of the Sphinx on this post is that watching Notre Dame burn feels similar to watching the Sphinx’s nose get knocked off.
And during Easter Week, too.
“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.” Matthew 24:35
“God is our refuge and strength,/an ever-present help in trouble./Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way/and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.” Psalm 46:1 – 2