What should the response of the Christian be to the promotion of individual rights by the state? This article shows that no individual has total liberty; each individual's rights are limited by another man’s rights. This clash has great bearing on individual Christians who seek to fulfill their calling in society. It also poses a danger to the Christian and the church in general.
What is religious toleration? Is it the same thing as freedom of conscience? How is this toleration related to God's toleration of sinners? This article gives primarily a historical overview of how toleration functioned since the sixteenth century Reformation. It starts with the classic development of a theory of toleration first expressed by Tertullian.