Black Spirituality Religion : can you be christian and african too?

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  1. jamesfrmphilly

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    to what extent is it necessary to reject African cultural and spiritual beliefs in order to be a christian?
    how well do the two systems co exist? i know the vodou people did it but i don't know the details of that.
     
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    Your question is too broad. Which African cutural and spiritual beliefs are you talking about? There are many.

    Also, since Jesus was African, and the ancient Hebrews were African, Christianity came out of Africa. Only prob there might be, is that it reaches the mass of blacks today, filtered - through first Roman, then other European lens.
     
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    jamesfrmphilly

    Yep, bet he won't respond to this Kadijah, you got him:rofl:


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    i was interested in a discussion….
     
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    so one can be a present day Christian and still practice african traditional religions?
    the voodou model?
     
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    what is your opinion of the question?
     
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    yes.
     
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    how?
     
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    Because there is not one way to be an African....no matter how much I detest Christianity....
     
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    Then respond to Kadijah. She's ready to talk/post elder.


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