Black People : Does Christianity = Democracy ?????

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  1. IssaEl21

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    Does Christianity = Democracy ?????












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    Hello Brother Issa ... this is a great question ... gonna be an equally as great discussion ... i'm sure!

    Does Christianity = Democracy ?????

    yes ... if you're White ... (or one of the pigs in Animal Farm)

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    Thank you Teacher !!! :teach:

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    it's an oxymoron:

    no religion is a democracy.
    they are all theocracies.

    can you name the Christian country where black people are not oppressed?
     
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    Christianity doesn't equal democracy but most Christians have learned to separate thier faith from their politics so they aren't as adamant about imposing a government-religion.

    This is why most nations with a Christian majority claim to be democratic.



    For much of it's history, Christianity and Christians lived in a THEOCRACY.

    Most of the West was know as Christendom and was a dictatorship lead by a pope and a handful of his elected representatives.

    Once the so-called New World was founded by Europeans, some saw this as a chance to break free and that's what really sparked the Protestant Reformation by Martin Luther.
     
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    There is not a Christian oriented nation on this earth, nor has there ever been, that governas as a theocratic state....

    As James stated there is not a Christian society that doesn't oppress people--Black people, specifically.

    Further, this statement:

    And this one:

    Are contradictions to one another.

    If one has separated their faith from their politics, then one cannot practice a theocracy, since a Theocracy is one where politics and faith are inseparable.

    The United States, for example, claims to be "founded upon Christian principles".........This is the biggest lie ever told.

    The dichotomies and conundrums within Christianity as a theology notwithstanding, the "founding fathers" of this country have all written in their writings that they oppose conventional Christianity; Adams, Franklin, Washington, Payne, Jefferson, etc were all Masons, and opposed to conventional religion.

    Abraham Lincoln was Jewish, and thus could care less about Christianity.

    Never the less, all of these men were slaver owners, and performed other diabolical acts, all in opposition to any religious creed.

    In order to enforce a theocracy, one has to set the example of living by it.

    Thus, where do we see a theocracy in the world?

    In Europe? No.
    Most European countries are atheist states, and those that claim Christianity were founded upon murder and subjugation.

    In America? No.
    Slavery, war, Masonry, and other questionable associations......."IN GOD WE TRUST" is on the dollar bill, but there is no indication of that being a Christian God, especially since all the other symbols on the dollar are African, Native American and Masonic. Why are there no Biblical symbols?

    South America? No.
    Though Catholicism is prevelant below the equator, most--if not all--of those countries are ran socialistically.

    Phillipines? No.
    Same as South America, this is a colonialized nation by the Spaniards, yet the Philipines has a horrible history of genocide.

    Where's the Christian theocratic presence in the world? :uhoh:

    Perhaps on the moon? :confused:

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    The so-called founding fathers of America were not theist. They were deists. The last thing in the world they wanted for America is a democracy.

    It takes a country where being a Christian is prestigious to produce a bloated population of people who call themselves Christian but are not. We know Bush is not a Christian but if anybody wants to demonize Christianity they still point to Bush as if he is a shining example of Christianity.

    I visited a Church where the pulpit was just a soapbox for the Iraqi war. Jesus' name was neverr even mentioned even though this was a mainstream denomination Church.


    Would it be fair or right to judge Islam by the actions of bin Ladin?

    Why are there so many hypocrits in Christianity? Why are there so many in the world? Jesus will take His Church out of the world. He will separate the sheep from the goats. Meanwhile the sheep know who they are.
     
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    It's obvious that you can read but I also suggest you COMPREHEND what you read so that you don't continue to make a fool of yourself.


    Those 2 aren't contradictory statements because they are made ackowledging different time periods in Christian history.

    For MUCH of it's history Christians have lived under a theocracy.

    But Christianity is 2000 years old and the American form of democracy that started here and was introduced to Europe is no more than 300 years old.

    In the American form of democracy religion is technically held separate from politics.


    You may not agree, but do you now understand that those 2 statements don't contradict eachother?
     
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