Religious persecution is on the rise. Daily news stories and social science research chronicle the suffering of Christians and those of other faiths at the hands of both governments and private citizens. Yet, with few exceptions,the North American church has been largely absent from serious action that addresses this global problem. The Church and Religious Persecution examines the nature and scope of religious persecution worldwide, explores the response of the church, and proposes steps church leaders and members can take to stand up for religious freedom and build a faith-based movement against persecution.
Calvin Shorts is a series for global Christians who want to understand our world better. Each book examines a single topic, untangles misconceptions, and suggests ways to think and act faithfully.
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|Size: ||425 KB|
|Publisher: ||Calvin College Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781937555146 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|