Back Fired: A Nation Born for Religious Tolerance No Longer Tolerates Religion

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Amerisearch, Inc., 2005 - 287 páginas
The faith that gave birth to tolerance is no longer tolerated! * Ten Commandments taken down, "Under God" removed from Pledge, Prayer prohibited, Nativity Scenes banned, Religious Art & Music censored, Salvation Army & Boy Scouts defunded, Christmas carols disallowed... * How did America go from Pilgrims seeking freedom to express their Christian beliefs to today's discrimination against those very beliefs in the name of tolerance? "From its beginning, the new continent seemed destined to be the home of religious tolerance. Those who claimed the right of individual choice for themselves finally had to grant it to others."- Calvin Coolidge, May 3, 1925 *DISCOVER HOW TOLERANCE TRANSFORMED ->From Pilgrims ->To Puritans ->To Protestants ->To Catholics ->To "Liberal" Christians ->To Jews ->To Monotheists ->To Polytheists ->To All Religions ->To Atheists ->To only the Politically Correct "The frustrating thing is that those who are attacking religion claim they are doing it in the name of tolerance.... Question: Isn't the real truth that they are intolerant of religion""- Ronald Reagan, August 23, 1984
 

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Despite the title and the implications, this book does not espouse freedom OF religion & the corollary freedom FROM religion. Instead it wonders how a land born of those fleeing the oppression of the ... Leer comentario completo

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Introduction
9
Tolerance for Catholics
31
Tolerance for All Christians
49
Christians Promote Tolerance of NonChristians
85
Competing Worldviews
175
Backfired
187
InsideOut Not OutsideIn
205
Separation of Church State
217
First Amendment
233
Three Months of Debates
239
Religion of Secularism
249
Freedom Of ReligionNot Freedom From
259
Cannot Enjoy Result If Abandon Cause use
265
Endnotes
272
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