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True Then. True Now.

This was true then and it is still true today.

“These are the days when the Christian is expected to praise every creed except his own.”

G. K. Chesterton.  (1874 -1936)

Religious Tolerance Forum: coming up in March

This year’s Religious Tolerance Forum will take place on Saturday 10th March 2018, 10am-1pm at The Well in Retford (DN22 7BD). BCH are grateful to… 158 more words

Events

Voltaire's Treatise on Tolerance (The Calas Affair)

On March 10, 1762 Jean Calas was tortured and executed for allegedly murdering his son Marc-Antoine. Although Jean was the only member of the family executed, his wife, servant, son Paul, and friend M. 668 more words

Voltaire

Indonesia’s Sakdiyah Ma’ruf battles Islamic extremism, intolerance with laughs

Groundbreaker Sakdiyah Ma’ruf is Indonesia’s first female standup comedian, let alone the first to perform wearing a hijab. Ma’ruf has won international awards for her support of tolerance and women’s rights, but most important for a comedian, … 73 more words

The Supreme Court Quietly Gives Religious Liberty A Big Win

By Monica Burke ~

Religious liberty and freedom of conscience won big at the Supreme Court last week, just in time for Religious Freedom Day… 960 more words

Public Opinion

In Sympathy with the War on Christmas

If your nose hairs bristle at the thought that the harried, chain-smoking, double shift-pulling cashier in aisle nine might harsh your Mister Grinch mellow with a perfunctory “Merry Christmas,” I get it. 711 more words

Anne Hutchinson, Part II: Founding Mother of Religious Tolerance

(Note: This is Part II of a three part essay on Anne Hutchinson. It was originally published as “Hutchinson followed her ideals on diversity” in the… 835 more words