Death by a thousand cuts
Perceptions of the nature and intensity of secular intolerance in Western Europe
Keywords:secular intolerance, perceptions, religious freedom, persecution, Christians, Western world
In this study, we systematize the main areas of concern related to secular intoler- ance, based on interviews conducted in fall 2018 with representatives of more than 20 faith-based organizations in Western Europe. We conclude that although some Christian advocacy organizations exaggerate the intensity of secular intolerance in the West, the phenomenon is indeed widespread and getting worse. We discuss practical responses to secular intolerance in the fields of research, advocacy, reli- gious literacy training and raising awareness within the church. Some of the trends that we categorize under secular intolerance are reversible, but most seem more difficult to reverse.
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