If freedom of religion, conscience and speech are to mean anything, religious doctrines, symbols and assertions must be open to inquiry, criticism and, indeed, ridicule. Otherwise, the human thought process will be shut down by force of law in order to protect the sensibilities of the superstitious, and free inquiry into the most central issues facing humanity since the birth of the species will be effectively foreclosed.
Hussein Ibish, Blasphemy: an indispensable human right
Researching the History of Crooked Creek Baptist Church - As someone who studies mostly ancient history, I am hoping it will make a refreshing change of pace if I take on some research related to more recent times...
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