Inconsistent and insincere appeals for exemptions to public health rules are undermining important freedoms. If you believe in religious liberty only when it’s good for society, then you really don’t believe in it. A sincere commitment to religious liberty requires support for exemptions that allow people to do things you might disagree with, whether that’s Mennonites refusing to serve in the military, Catholics declining to work with same-sex foster parents, or Native Americans doing drugs. So supporters of religious liberty and robust religious exemptions might feel conflicted about a court ruling in Pennsylvania that rejected religious exemptions to mask mandates…

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This is the second post in the NIV Quest Study Bible (Zondervan, 2019) series in which a popular question about the Bible is asked and answered. [Get immediate access to the insightful NIV Quest Study Bible and more than 40 other valuable Bible study resources when you become a member of Bible Gateway Plus. Try it right now!] The NIV Quest Study Bible (website) is the result of two publishing companies, Zondervan and Christianity Today International, working together to enhance the Bible text with answers to challenging questions people have as they read Scripture. [Sign up to receive the 2-week…