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What is the biblical basis for the freedom of religion?

Christianity generally believes in the exclusivity of believers in Jesus the Christ. John 14:6 NIV Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except ...
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Black and white races are equal - in the New Testament?

To me, it's simple that black and equal races are equal. But since the recently, black people had a lower status than white people and also suffered from discrimination as everybody knows, and I'm ...
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What is the position of Catholic theology on human rights in transhumanism?

What is the opinion of Catholic theology on transhumanism, especially on the possibility to create autonomous artificial intelligence that would be granted the same or similar rights as humans?
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How do human rights and Christianity relate to each other? [closed]

Now it is really getting interesting - this is the third question in a row (after this one and this one). So please make sure you read those two to understand this one in context. Caleb wrote: ...
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How does one reconcile the principle of justice with the doctrine of original sin?

How does one reconcile the idea in modern democracy that every person will be judged purely based on their own actions, with the doctrine of the belief in the state of sin in which humanity exists ...
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When was the idea of all humans worth equal incorporated into Lutheran Christianity?

Why am I here In Swedish Lutheran church today (which I belong to), it seems to be "obvious" that All humans are worth equal. I'm not questioning the statement itself, I am just interested in the ...
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Are there any Christian Churches or communities that teach same-sex marriage is a right? On what biblical basis?

Are there any Christian Churches or communities that teach same-sex marriage is a right? On what biblical basis do they base their teaching? A couple of examples will do for an answer.
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In protestantism are all mankind equal under God?

Are there people of higher worth and lower worth? Is everyone deserving of equal respect? There was some confusion in the comments since my question is short, I think the answers given are of good ...
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