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The 25-Year Legacy of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association

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Public Advocacy Because of their prophetic beliefs, Seventh-day Adventists have imagined a world without religious freedom perhaps more than most people of faith. Curiously this proclivity has at times led some Adventists to minimize the importance of religious freedom as a “public ministry.” Any group must reject tendencies toward public isolation and parochialism. In the 1880s Adventists and other alert ... Read More »

America’s Quest for Religious Freedom & the Political Scientist Who Made the Dream Come True

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In the sweltering summer of 1789, James Madison penned sixteen words in spare prose that became the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Herein the founding fathers of a young government pledged separation of church and state, thus guaranteeing religious freedom for its citizens and establishing a free marketplace for religion in the United States. Utterly unprecedented in Western ... Read More »

Wary of Future, Professionals Leave China in Record Numbers

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Despite China’s tremendous economic successes in recent years, lured by Australia’s healthier environment, robust social services and the freedom to start a family in a country that guarantees religious freedoms. More Read More »