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Buthan’s constitution states that “Buddhism is the spiritual heritage of Bhutan, which promotes the principles and values of peace, non-violence, compassion and tolerance,” yet Christians have often been persecuted for their faith even though their constitutional right grants them freedom of religion as long as they weren’t compelled by coercion to convert to Christianity.
1 posted on 03/22/2012 4:32:40 PM PDT by wmfights
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Another "religion of peace" Buddhism.

2 posted on 03/22/2012 4:35:15 PM PDT by wmfights
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Yes, Christianity does disturb the peace. Ephesus rioted when Paul preached and Demetrius couldn’t peddle his wares. Of course it also bring peace, but not to tyrants.


3 posted on 03/22/2012 4:39:36 PM PDT by DaveyB (Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. -John Adams)
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Isn't Bhutan the country where that American woman went to live?

I found this on the Internet:
MARRIED TO BHUTAN: How One Woman Got Lost, Said "I Do," and Found Bliss (Hay House, 2011) Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Linda Leaming was the only American living in Bhutan for ten years. Her work has appeared in Ladies' Home Journal, Mandala Magazine, Guardian U.K., A Women's Asia (Travelers' Tales, 2005), and many other publications. Eric Weiner included her in his bestseller, The Geography of Bliss. She has an M.F.A. in fiction from the University of Arizona, and she regularly speaks about Bhutan at colleges, churches, seminars, and book groups. Her Bhutanese husband is a thanka painter, who has exhibited his paintings in numerous galleries in the U.S., from New York to Idaho, and his work has been collected by individuals and museums all over the world.

4 posted on 03/22/2012 5:30:34 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: wmfights
If we, as Christians, don't get to work evangelizing Muslims and others in the United States, similar things will soon happen to Christian evangelists in our own land.

There will be zones created in the USA where Christian evangelism is forbidden either by law or by public policy . . . . or . . . .

Christian evangelsists preaching, distributing Gospel literature, or showing films in these (perhaps they will be called) "Special Religious Heritage Districts or Zones" will be arrested for disturbing the peace, inciting violence, "offending [the] religious feelings [of . . . . ] (like the statutes in the Philippines actually state ; I have personal experience there with it), or a variety of other anti-First Amendment charges.

No, not in Bhutan or Kampuchea, but right in the USA --- it will happen --- because professing Christians in general have surrendered the Christian heritage of the United States, which has always included public evangelistic efforts. But now, in America, Bible-believing preachers who preach the Gospel in the streets are considered by authorities as an anomaly, a novelty, a peculiarity.

5 posted on 03/22/2012 5:46:15 PM PDT by John Leland 1789
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To: wmfights

Thank you for posting this important news.


7 posted on 03/22/2012 7:54:13 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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