Monday, June 8, 2015

I am Happy We Are Not a Christian Nation

 Barrington H. Brennen, MA, NCP, BCCP
We boast of being a Christian nation, but are we really so?

 According to the latest national statistics, we are a nation where most of the population claims to be Christian or attends a Christian church at least once a month.   Does church attendance make The Bahamas a Christian nation?   I am happy to live in a nation where most of the population claims to be Christian.  However, I am even happier that by constitution The Bahamas do not require its residents to be Christians.  On the other hand, the Constitution guarantees the right and freedom of each individual residing in The Bahamas to live according to his or her conscience.

In other words, The Bahamas is a secular state and not a Christian one.

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