Think Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools Are a No-Brainer? Think Again – Rewire.News – Religion Dispatches

Advocates of school yoga and mindfulness are no doubt sincere when they speak of these practices as secular resources that are desperately needed by a troubled education system, but there are compelling reasons to be skeptical. — Read on rewire.news/religion-dispatches/2019/05/17/think-yoga-and-mindfulness-in-public-schools-are-a-no-brainer-think-again/

Classic Anabaptist Interpretations of Romans 13 Re: Church and State

Romans 13 & the State (Young Anabaptist Radicals) How Jeff Sessions reads Romans 13 and how my Mennonite Sunday school class does (Melissa Florer-Bixler) Nonviolence 101 – Submit to the Sword, but Do Not Carry One! [Romans 12-13] (part 5) (Kurt Willems) Romans 13: An Interpretation (Peace Theology) Against Empire: A Yoderian Reading of Romans …

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Composition of Tweets about Church & Politics

The trouble with “the #Church” getting entangled in #politics is that doing good in Jesus’ name always gets lost in the process; and if it is not lost, then the travesty of dominionist #theocracy (a.k.a. #Christofascism) has taken over. Coercion or forced faith is never genuine. — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) September 5, 2018 “Influence” (a.k.a. …

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Romans 13 and the State – Young Anabaptist Radicals

It is interesting to me how everyone just assumes that Paul is referring to the state in this passage. No one ever considers the possibility that Romans 13 has nothing to do with the state. There are even many translations that add the term “governing” to the Greek’s “authorities” so that the impression that the …

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Trump, Court Evangelicals & the State Church

A repugnant video is circulating, mainly on Facebook, but probably other platforms as well. It is a commentary on DJT's address to evangelicals at a recent dinner, made by evangelicals to honor Trump. The link to said video is here: https://www.facebook.com/LanceWallnau/videos/263231117636013/ Here's my response: “Christians,” who think Trump is someone able to give prophetic warnings …

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Christian Marriage is a Purely Religious Act

Since Christianity believes God is Creator of humanity (male and female), and since Christians hold that God instituted marriage from the beginning (i.e. one man and one woman); then, all matters sexual and marital are primarily under the nomenclature of the “religious” for Christians. No matter what others think or believe, a biblical Christian will …

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