Jennifer Roback Morse has it right on the impotence and inappropriateness of religious liberty arguments in the current evironment. By contrast, Albert Mohler, Russell Moore, and other Christian leaders are making religious liberty one of their key points – a big mistake.
In the current environment, an argument for religious liberty essentially says to the secular culture, “You ought not persecute us for disagreeing with you.”
Jesus didn’t plead for mercy from His persecutors. Rather, He warned them that they were inviting judgment upon themselves and their children. Let us walk in His steps.
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I want to thank those who took the time to respond to my recent article, “Why Religious Liberty Arguments Aren’t Working.” Our focus at the Ruth Institute is crafting sound arguments and clarifying the proper context for their use. Religious liberty arguments are a case in point. While there is merit in religious liberty arguments, …