“Christian authoritarianism” isn´t Christian integrity. It´s a deviant development reflecting either indulgence or pragmatic challenges in real historical processes. Now, however, there is plenty of time to become conscious of the problem by the people suffering fr…
I’m still unsure how you separate Christianity and authoritarianism. I don’t think Christianity would have progressed beyond other mystery cults — if later church fathers had not advocated for giving Caesar his taxes. I’m not a historian. Imo, Christianity and Authoritarianism is the perfect peanut butter cup
Considering that so much of the New Testament was (arguably) written a 100+ years after the (arguably) human known as Jesus…frankly…it’s hard to know…what is what. Yep, that does feel like a run-on sentence.
On a positive note, I don’t think the concept of humanism could have occurred without Christianity. Certainly, it created some friction with Roman Catholics.
Thanks for having a discussion with me.