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Can’t have Bibles in students’ rooms because it’s a ‘multicultural university’

Is it intolerance to have Bibles in students’ rooms, or intolerance to remove them?

The Students’ Union at Aberystwyth University in Wales voted 300-175 – out of 10,000 students – to remove the “tradition” of Gideon Bibles in residence halls, the U.K.’s Christian Institute reports.

They said it’s “inappropriate in a multicultural university” to provide Bibles to students, but the alumnus who leads the Bible Society responded: “The answer to a diverse and multicultural society is not to remove all traces of diversity. That seems illiberal and intolerant.”

The school will now consider whether to implement the resolution.

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