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.