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Monday, July 18, 2011

Ed Stetzer - Freedom of Religion Has to Be Freedom for Everyone

I was planning to write a response to Herman Cain's talking points over the weekend, but Ed Stetzer said it better than I could:

Ed Stetzer - Freedom of Religion Has to Be Freedom for Everyone

In the spirit of mutual respect and tolerance, Muslims should be free to build a masjid where they live, and Christians should defend their religious freedom to do so. At the same time, Christians should be free to plant churches in places like Bhutan, the Maldives, Brunei, and Saudi Arabia. No matter where we live or what religion we follow, we should not demand for ourselves that which we are unwilling to grant others--freedom from compulsion, freedom from discrimination on the basis of creed, and freedom of conscience.

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