Christian privilege is a social advantage that is bestowed upon Christians in any historically Christian society. This arises out of the presumption that Christian belief is a social norm, that leads to the marginalization of the nonreligious and members of other religions through institutional religious discrimination or religious persecution. Christian privilege can also lead to the neglect of outsiders' cultural heritage and religious practices.
The examples and perspective in this article deal primarily with the United States and do not represent a worldwide view of the subject. (March 2020)
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