WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Repressive religion law has Russian faithful on edge. Uzzell, Lawrence A. // Christian Science Monitor;4/22/98, Vol. 90 Issue 102, p19
Discusses the implications of a September, 1997, law in Russia which represses religious freedom. Persecution of Lutherans in Tuim; Investigations into religious activity by the Federal Security Bureau (FSB); Slight acceleration in repression; Impact on Protestant congregations and religious...
- The Bible Smugglers. Willis, Lindsay // Campus Life;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p42
Describes a creative Saturday night social event held by a Bible study group to simulate what it feels to practice one's religion in places that lack religious freedom. Willingness of Christians in other countries to risk persecution in the name of God.
- Breaking Chains II. Horowitz, Michael; Gunn, T. Jeremy // Christianity Today;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p88
Focuses on a debate between two religious-freedom advocates on how to help people who are persecuted for their religious beliefs. Reason for the decision of Kazakhstan not to enact an anti-religious legislation; Human rights violations of Sudanese officials; Diplomacy negotiations of the U.S....
- Haunted by Totalitarianism. Kostov, Viktor // Christianity Today;10/22/2001, Vol. 45 Issue 13, p92
Relates the spiritual struggle of a Christian in Bulgaria. Status of religious freedom in Bulgaria; Legal cases handled in behalf of Bulgarian Christians; Changes emerging from Bulgarian Christians.
- Hong Kong countdown. Preston, Gener // Christian Century;3/22/95, Vol. 112 Issue 10, p319
Reports on Christians' concern over the expected Chinese takeover of Hong Kong in June 30, 1997. Fear over the elimination of religious freedom; Christian leader Kwok Nai Wang's call for Christians to protest the takeover.
- Nothing is Sacred. Horgan, John // Commonweal;09/24/99, Vol. 126 Issue 16, p10
Provides information on blasphemy in Ireland. Importance of defining blasphemy; Relevance of the constitutional guarantee on freedom of conscience and of expression to all religions; Details on the case law in Great Britain where it was held that blasphemy is for Christians alone.
- Going underground. McCarthy, Terry; Florcruz, Jaime A.; Turner, Mia; Shapiro, Don; Ostling, Richard N. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/2/1998, Issue 9, p36
Focuses on the examination of religious freedom in China. The three United States clergymen making a visit to China and Tibet; The number of members in underground or unofficial Christian churches; The issue of registering religion; Comments from Christian preacher Chen Wenjun on being watched...
- Chinese will hail Clinton, jail Christians. Marshall, Paul // Human Events;06/26/98, Vol. 54 Issue 24, p1
Looks at the religious freedom and plight of underground Christians in China. Problems encountered by underground Christians; Why the Chinese government fears Christianity; Reference to the beatings of Roman Catholic Bishop Su Zhimin; Examination of China's policy on Christian churches.
- Faiths join to end persecution -- Reversing the `ism' schism. Campbell, Joan B. // Christian Science Monitor;8/12/97, Vol. 89 Issue 180, p19
Opinion. Discusses efforts to prevent religious persecution in 1997. The report from the US State Department called `Report on US Policies to Eliminate Christian Persecution'; The role of the US government in ending persecution; The impact that religious persecution has on the countries in...