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  •  these Christians such as Lively are also active (2+ / 0-)
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    in Africa, framing various anti-LGBT statutes among other things.  The terrible thing is that American Fundamentalism and this Fourth Great Awakening has led to a fusion of African animism with Western Fundamentalism to produce aberrations such as the belief in witches, demons and resurrections which has led to practices such as witch hunters, exorcisms and attempts to raise the dead.

    This has been returned to the US as we see an increase in the number of Americans who believe in literal demons, possession, witches and resurrection as more and more African missionaries come to the US to spread this "New Gospel"

    In Africa, we see such tragedies as the banishment of "witch children" and witch stonings, beatings and burnings.  

    •  How tremendously sad and tragic. Our capacity (0+ / 0-)

      as human being to be cruel to our fellow humans is frightening and incomprehensible.

      Thanks for bringing this agonizing news entlord. What you are saying is that we can not say that all religions value peace. The ones you describe here appear to be inherently evil, and sound more like cults lead by sociopaths like the Bob Jones group in Central America that he induced to commit mass suicide.  

      "Seriously, Folks, WTH?" - ("What the Heck? "h/t Joan McCarter, Seriously, Florida. WTF?)

      by HoundDog on Wed May 07, 2014 at 04:56:21 PM PDT

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