CID1990 wrote: Chizzang wrote:
The Church has been shoveling their moral high ground into this dumpster fire for 2 years now...
Proving that their faith in their book is bullsh!t - it's just a tool to be used against others
Proving that their morality is more posturing than any actual belief system
Proving by their own actions and words
that American Christianity is a actually just a well run money grab
You wound me when you don’t read me- really
Support for Trump is absolutely consistent with conservative, Old Testament Christianity
Trump is Cyrus. It really IS that simple.
French is right that politics are as transactional for Christians as for any other advocacy group. But that has no relation to people’s faith... if you’re a bible thumping Oral Roberts type you have zero moral conflict with Trump being President. You might even believe he was on his way to hell before he took office.. but not now- he redeemed himself in the eyes of the dude upstairs.
No story could be MORE Christian
I get that part... nothing could be more Christian than selling your soul for power
as long as it's like a fabled version of the same dishonorable trait
It's also an incredible flaw in the Cosmic Santa Claus Club
Again: Understood (Check)
it's super Christian to be hypocritical and smarmy as long as you get something back
My point still stands
It's a goat herding iron age train wreck of a religion due for a serious upgrade
and just because American moms and dads indoctrinated their kids into it doesn't mean I need to respect it