Radical Islam is already a household term, but how about some radical Christianity for a change? In Georgia every now and then, radical Christians and radical liberals come to blows -- both literally and figuratively.
Tbilisi saw another of those slugfests on May 4 during a rally staged to protest an earlier rally that had condemned the rector of Ilia Chavchavadze University, a perceived epicenter of Georgian liberalism, for "anti-Orthodox activities and the deliberate perverting of youth."
The demonstration was topped off by the presentation of a new book that mocks the Georgian Orthodox Church. The title of the book, "Saidumlo Siroba," is a profane send-up of the Georgian term for the Last Supper. (It translates literally as "Secret Hogwash," but is closer to "Holy Crap.")
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