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Religious intolerance and martyrs

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Subject Description

Rivalry between sects; religious persecution and intolerance; concept of heretics; suppression of dissenters by established religions (e.g., massacres, inquisitions, discriminatory legislation); martyrdom and martyrs (people who voluntarily die for their religion); anti-religious proselytizing; etc.

The term was changed from "Religious Intolerance" to "Religious Intolerance and Martyrs" in 2005.

Ecclesiastical organization

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