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1

What kind of person prefers the separation of Church and state and more freedom of religious expression?

Those who emphasise the importance of personal commitment to Christ e.g. evangelical christians

2

What kind of person sees it as a Christian responsibility to promote Christian values in society?

Those who see themselves as called to work for transformation of society

3

What does The Universal Declaration of Human Rights state about freedom of religious expression?

'Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression'

4

What is a situation where general social good overrides the right to express religious convictions?

FGM

5

How do Christians approach restricting expression of their religion?

A person's relationship with God is an essential part of who they are

6

Case study on Nurse Shirley Chaplin

Wasn't allowed to wear a cross on a chain. Should religion be upheld by public attitudes and institutions or be a personal matter?