Sunday Telegraph—Christians risk rejection and discrimination for their faith, a study claims

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The first poll of Britain's churchgoers, carried out for The Sunday Telegraph, found that thousands of them believe they are being turned down for promotion because of their faith.

One in five said that they had faced opposition at work because of their beliefs.

More than half of them revealed that they had suffered some form of persecution for being a Christian.

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Posted May 31, 2009 at 3:00 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. InChristAlone wrote:

I hope that this is not a surprise to anyone considering Jesus told us to expect persecution for following him.  May we hold each other up in prayer that we may persevere through it when (not if) it comes.

May 31, 6:51 pm | [comment link]
2. libraryjim wrote:

From John Piper on the subject.

May 31, 11:59 pm | [comment link]
3. nwlayman wrote:

As I recall that happened to C.S. Lewis many years ago; his popular writing on Christian topics was just not what Oxford liked to have around.  Cambridge made a move and got him on their faculty as a result.  The bigotry is just catching up with everyday believers in Britain.

June 1, 2:08 am | [comment link]
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