IdealisticRebel:

Very interesting reading for everyone.

Originally posted on BrabbleRabble:

Please take time to read an article that really resonated with me. I long ago turned away from Christianity when I began to feel that it was at odds with my interpretation of the teachings of Jesus. The people who professed themselves followers of Christ were more quick to judge and condemn than be paragons of virtue and loving kindness. While many evangelical Christians believe in biblical literalism, it seems the one thing that many don’t take literally are the words of Jesus. The message of love and inclusion, caring for the poor, and turning the other cheek is absent from American evangelical Christianity. Instead, they deny scientific evidence of climate change “because GOD.” Drill, baby drill, because God gave man dominion over the earth. Men were justified in raping their wives because God gave husbands dominion over their wives. Republican Jesus would turn  away from the poor children who…

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  1. an excellent read. Thank you for sharing this. We are many – those of us who have walked away from the Christian Church once we really looked at the words of Jesus.

  2. brendamarroy says:

    Thank you for sharing this. I have such a hard time with conservative christians who would deny a woman the legal right to a safe abortion and then shame her for needing help. Or calling abortion murder yet have no problem with the death penalty.
    I appreciate you for having the courage to write this. Namaste.

  3. Maxima says:

    Dear my friend ,May your life just make beautiful things , the soul remains eternally young and tender , all you desire shall be yours, and just let the tears of joy ! I wish to you a Happy New Year to be blessed with happiness, good health, prosperity,
    and also your entire family!

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