Imposing Our Culture On Others

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Imposing Our Culture On Others

Son,

Sometimes we are a little hard on contemporary Christian fundamentalists. We don’t like their aggressive evangelism – their attempts to force their culture on us. That is a statement of perspective – their perspective might be that they are trying to save us from going to hell.

Christianity has as rich history of abusing conquered cultures, all in the name of HeyZeus. The Sillary Experiment by Jesuit Priests in Quebec is a dramatically documented example. Those European folks came here to teach the Native Americans about Christianity. They failed. They unwittingly tried to teach European Culture – because the culture of the time defined their faith – rather than their faith defining their culture. Is this any different than the evangelicals of today? I don’t think so.

Dad

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