U.K. Foreign Office Agency says Evangelical Christians in the Global South Should “Reinterpret” the Bible

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: July 17, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith / Morals

Area of case: Governmental



The Barnabas Fund has highlighted a Wilton Park (an executive agency of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) report from 2016 in which it describes biblical sexual morality as 'hateful' and evangelical Christians in prejudicial terms. A key recommendation of the report is "challenging the interpretation of sacred texts."

The Barnabas Fund and Christian Concern have highlighted the report and provided their own recommendations.
Read the Barnabas Fund analysis here; Christian Concern's here.
The Wilton Park report is available here.