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A Personal Introduction

That I have the habit of hiding behind words is true.  Words are that way, whether we choose them or not.  Be that as it may, let me say a few in my own name.   3,353 more words


Postscript: "Soul freedom" for all in the public square -- how we live with our deep differences

Shortly after I published the last post, with a parable about fear in the public square, I listened to the podcast from “Breakpoint This Week,” a part of Chuck Colson’s ministry.   376 more words

The Journey

News Round-up

Adventist Church Files Amicus Brief for Workplace Religious Freedom Case at Top U.S. Court (Ansel Oliver, ANN, 27 Aug 2014)

The Seventh-day Adventist Church filed an amicus brief today urging the United States’ top court to accept the case of a Muslim girl who was denied a job because her hijab—a head-covering—violated a company’s policy. 310 more words

Peacemaking & Reconciliation

A Parade of Horribles

I wrote yesterday about the decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in McAteer v. Canada (Attorney General), 2014 ONCA 578, which upheld the constitutionality of the oath of allegiance to the Queen which would-be Canadian citizens are required to swear. 1,724 more words

Constitutional Law

ANN: Adventist Church President Releases Statement on Religious Minorities in Iraq, Syria

The Adventist News Network (ANN) has released the following statement by Seventh-day Adventist Church President Ted N. C. Wilson:

It is with great sadness and deep concern that we have learned of the tragic situation where tens of thousands of Christians and others have been subjected to persecution, coercion, killings, intimidation and lack of religious liberty in certain areas of Iraq and Syria. 139 more words

Freedom Of Conscience

ANN: Celebrating Religious Freedom in Zimbabwe

“More than 4,000 Seventh-day Adventist youth marched from Harare city center to join over 30,000 Adventists at Glamis stadium to celebrate religious liberty in Zimbabwe on June 21,” reports the Adventist News Network (ANN, 23 July 2014, … 150 more words

Freedom Of Conscience