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In Iran, Baha’is are regularly imprisoned and even executed for practicing their faith.
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How eighteenth-century Jews accepted the Copernican model and the Bible as the word of God.
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When I was six, I began Hebrew School as an Orthodox Jew because that’s what my family was and that’s … Continued
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