The Telegraph covers Tim Farron’s assertion that the notion of ‘British values’ is a myth, ahead of our Annual Lecture
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Former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, who resigned in July this year after a row over whether gay sex was sinful, is to say Christians are deemed “dangerous and offensive” by the public in a speech to Theos.
He will say: “If you actively hold a faith that is more than an expression of cultural identity … you are deemed to be far worse than eccentric. You are dangerous. You are offensive.”
The politician is also due to remark that the idea of a unifying set of British values is a myth: “People talk about shared values today.
“But when they do, what they mean is ‘These are my values – and I’m going to act as though they are also yours, and will demonstrate contempt for you if you depart from them’.”
Read the full article at telegraph.co.uk