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Christian Democracy: Amazing Grace

Continuing last week’s reflection about the theocratic distortion of Christian life……

The church as theocracy always gets in the way of accepting the church as democracy, the community of faith. 769 more words

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“They even refused to believe that he was a disciple.” —Acts 9:26

Paul had been a notable sinner. By the grace of God, Paul became a new convert to Christianity. 273 more words

Christ is the day

From a sermon by
Saint Maximus of Turin,


Christ is risen! He has burst open the gates of hell and let the dead go free; he has renewed the earth through the members of his Church now born again in baptism, and has made it blossom afresh with men brought back to life. 470 more words

9 Devastating Actions White Slaves Masters Took to Convert Black People to Christianity

The Promise of Heaven

The most important aspect of Christianity for the enslaved was the promise of heaven — a promise made by plantation owners. This idea preached the notion that for all the suffering that is done in the physical world, your soul will be preserved and you will experience a hardship-free spiritual life, according to… 605 more words

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