You’ve most likely read one of my favorite books of all time: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Even if it wasn’t required reading when you were in school, many adults today have read it — or at least seen the movie.

It’s a book I’ve reread multiple times, and one I particularly hold dear.

But despite its popularity as well as the fact that it won the Pulitzer Prize and was made into a successful movie, To Kill a Mockingbird was briefly banned in one Mississippi school as recently as 2017.

It’s disheartening to discover that others see a book you cherish as offensive. But it’s the same way with the Bible.

Labeled as “controversial,” “unorthodox,” and “dangerous,” God’s Word is the most widely banned Book in the world.

In some countries, finding a Bible is impossible. In North Korea, owning one is illegal … and being caught with one could have you killed.

This week is Banned Books Week, a campaign begun in 1982 by the American Library Association in order to fight the censorship of books.

Readers and book lovers around the country celebrate America’s freedoms by reading previously banned books and promoting authors whose books have been called into question. But people in closed countries don’t have that right; if they could even find a banned book, it could mean jail … or even death.

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