Saturday, 18 February 2012

Civic life and law must bind us, not ritual and religion - Polly Toynbee - The Guardian Comment Is Free

Civic life and law must bind us, not ritual and religion - Polly Toynbee - The Guardian Comment Is Free:

No surprise that the Queen defends the established church, as she is the anointed defender of the faith. In a week of attacks on secularism she has invented a new role: "not to defend Anglicanism to the exclusion of other religions. Instead, the church has a duty to protect the free practice of all faiths in this country." Who is threatening the free practice of any faith? Not any secularists I know.

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