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Controversy: Can Baptists still tolerate sacrifice?

August 19, 2011

After that somewhat intentionally vague and provocative title, let me narrow in on the subject at hand:

“A New Bedford (MA)¬†barbershop has been closed after city officials found evidence of ritualistic animal sacrifice at the site. [The owner] disputes the claim, saying…that his religious freedoms have been violated.” ¬†(link)

With a nod to Mark at HereIBlog, let me open the floor (which means comment…respectfully!):

Where does the boundary between defense of religious liberty end and toleration for a loose ecumenism begin?

I will reserve my opinion until a few others have stated their own case….