Tim Keller Speaks Out Against NYC’s Looming Eviction of Churches From The Public Schools |

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Tim Keller Speaks Out Against NYC’s Looming Eviction of Churches From The Public Schools |.

 

“…As we contemplate eviction, Mayor Bloomberg’s declaration 17 months ago haunts us. In defending the right of a mosque to build near Ground Zero, he said: ‘We in New York . . . are Americans, each with an equal right to worship and pray where we choose. There is nowhere in the five boroughs that is off-limits to any religion. By affirming that basic idea, we will honor America’s values, and we will keep New York the most open, diverse, tolerant and free city in the world.’

The mayor’s boasts from another occasion ring equally hollow: “Our doors are open to everyone . . . Of all our precious freedoms, the most important may be the freedom to worship as we wish. And it is a freedom that, even here in a city that is rooted in Dutch tolerance, was hard-won over many years.”

 

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/sting-church-eviction-day-article-1.1020737#ixzz1mCXzaUzZ

 

 

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