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Comment 5 by Stevehill :

With very few exceptions the global scouting movement is inflexible in its view that it is, fundamentally, a Christian movement and the Promise may not be secularised.

Not ever having had anything to do with the movement I stand to be corrected but I understood that, in the UK at least, they'll accept anyone with a god. That includes jews, muslims, hindus and probably mormons and scientologists so on that level they can't really claim to be a christian movement. A christian organisation for christians would have a stronger argument for excluding atheists than a christian organisation for pretty much anyone with a sky god.

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 17:26:21 UTC | #868662