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A frightening statement I read...

LJ-SEC: (ORIGINALLY POSTED BY [info]heartlikeawheel)

The following is a statement made by an evangelical Christian on a political board that I frequent.

See if it doesn't make your blood run cold as it did mine:

It is your opinion that God has no place in the politics of our nation. That is wishful thinking on your part. The simple fact of the matter is that when so many believe He exists, and most of those believe in Him as the Bible presents Him, then you have a problem because He is going to enter into policy whether you like it or not.

I'm not telling you what I believe SHOULD happen, but rather sharing a simple logical conclusion of what has happened, is happening, and will continue to happen. You are free to rebel against it, but you're fighting the mother of all uphill battles. Accept the fact or not...it won't change the fact that the majority of people in this country don't like a minorty telling them that their religion can't be expressed in the public policy arena, and that with the power of the majority, such as it is given in this country, will exercise the same to keep God in the public policy arena.

Notice he claims that he isn't saying he believes it "should" happen, but he makes no bones about the fact that he think it WILL happen.

They're gaining power, they know it, and I am not ashamed to admit that I am more afraid than I can say. I have nowhere to run if this country turns into a theocratic state as it looks like it's heading toward. But I'll tell you what, I refuse to live under a Christo-Fascist regime. If that means my life, so be it. But I'll send some of them home to see their God as well.

I can't even believe I'm seeing this. I never thought America would threaten to become a Christian Saudi Arabia. What the hell has happened to us??

Current Mood: angry
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A new religious-political blog


Pastor Dan, from The Daily Kos, has started a Kos community called Street Prophets, which bills itself as a forum for faith and politics.

Check it out.

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On-Campus Religion

LJ-SEC: (ORIGINALLY POSTED BY [info]jalendavi_lady)

Hi, first time poster here. I'm currently a member of a fairly fundie church (as in, the SBC just loves us all over), but can't stand half of what I hear there. At least things have gotten better since the temp. pastor left and took his severe misinterpretations with him (You don't tell a church where half the needs list is job-searching by devoted supporters of the church, with the vast majority of the church's jobless too believing in self-sufficiency to put themselves on the list, that those not currently walking on sunshine and swimming in money are unsaved and going to Hell. You just don't).

A friend just gave me the heads-up on an article that appeared in the UGA student newspaper today: Preachers' Message Isn't Christ's.

It appears it is not only now okay to bother everyone in the vicinity with bullhorn-aided yelling, but to offer more personal attention to those you think are "Hellbound" than to those appearing to seek not being "Hellbound".

Current Mood: weeping for my religion
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Been semi-lurking for a while now, so I though I'd reveal myself. I'm a young philosophy/religion graduate now living in Georgia who has a strong interest in the topics discussed here, especially those related to eschatology (end of the world) and soteriology (methods of salvation).

Religiously I'm a Theravadin Buddhist, though I was raised 'non-denominational Christian' and converted while studying Buddhist scriptures deeply for my undergraduate thesis. One of the things that has surprised me in reading around is that dominionists have very few attacks against my religion that I am aware of. The focus seems to be on non-dominionist Christians, Atheists/Agnostics and the various flavors of the Neopagan movement. Perhaps it's a population thing, or perhaps we get lumped in with "New Agers". I suppose we pose a bit of a conundrum to them. Are any of you aware of any movements against Buddhism or Eastern religions/philosophies in general?

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