Christian right or religious right is a term used mainly in the united states to label conservative christian political factions that are characterized by their strong support of socially conservative policies christian conservatives principally seek to apply their understanding of the teachings of christianity to politics and to public policy. The question of whether christianity is a whiteman's religion has been a lingering debate for generations those who hold that christianity is the whiteman's religion also asserts that the bearers of this religion have not only imposed their religion on africans but have also succeeded in destroying african culturea recent concern of a tribal chief in ghana that the president of the republic. Attention to african american religion in literature, theater, and other arts in recent work has also broadened the source base for scholarship and underscored the complex engagements between the mainstream of orthodox black protestant christianity and the post-christian, the secular, and religious alternatives.
Jews – as jews – must oppose revisionist efforts to deny our nation’s christian heritage, must stand against the drive to decouple our laws from judeo-christian ethics, and must counter attacks on public expressions of the religion of most americans – christianity. A 2014 poll found americans are divided on the question of whether wedding-related businesses should be allowed to refuse service to same-sex couples for religious reasons, with 47% saying businesses should be able to refuse service and 49% saying establishments should be required to serve same-sex couples. The missions were set up to spread christianity to the local native americans in alta california, but they also served to cement spain's claim to the area from the beginning of spanish colonization of america, religion played both a spiritual and political role, and was a major piece of spain's new world empire. For decades all manner of people and circumstances conspired against african americans even hearing the gospel, let alone responding to it in freedom and joy no time for religion.
In many ways, african-americans are significantly more religious than the general population, with the vast majority considering religion very important in their lives african-americans also are more religiously observant on a variety of other measures, from frequency of prayer and worship service attendance to belief in god. In various all-african religious brotherhoods, such as thosededicated to catholic saint benedict and the virgin of therosary, many african traditions received a christian varnishonce a year. He used generic religious language that all religious groups of the day would respond to, not narrowly christian language traditionally employed by nations with state churches while some of the country's founders believed that the government should espouse christianity, that viewpoint soon became a losing proposition.
In 2010 there were approximately 180,000 arab-americans and about 130,000 iranian americans who converted from islam to christianity dudley woodbury, a fulbright scholar of islam, estimates that 20,000 muslims convert to christianity annually in the united states. Native americans and christianity have a history that dates to the the arrival of the first european explorers this history is marked by genocide , cultural destruction, domination and resistance much of the destruction was done for land, politics, and power, but a significant part of it was done for religious reasons, as christians embarked. The truth about slavery is that it was not a christian business, but a business by greedy amoral men of all religions, christian, muslims,buddhist, any all the other african religions, some of those tribal chieftains sold their people into slavery.
When native americans were confronted with christianity, some incorporated elements of christianity into their own beliefs, creating a new, syncretistic system others resisted the faith of their conquerors and held fast to traditional beliefs. The concepts of spirituality and religion overlap, and are often used interchangeably however, many psychological professionals assert that the two concepts are distinct and separate (blando, 2006. The resulting enmeshment of christianity and euro-american civilization was the decision that all native religious ceremonies and many cultural practices be outlawed.
Christianity has been used as a tool of upliftment and brainwashing for centuries the message i think has been twisted to suit the need of the oppressors in the past the religion was used to suppress the enslaved africans original religions. How many people have been killed by christians since biblical times what your church does not want you to know listed are only events that solely occurred on command of church authorities or were committed in the name of christianity.
Catholicism is the majority religion of italy, spain, and nearly all latin american countries in 2001, about 24 percent of americans identified themselves as catholic, making catholicism the largest christian denomination in america (if the protestant denominations are counted individually. The term 'christian' was used to describe a follwer of christ in terms of the world, from the world’s point of view the pagans at antioch called the apostles christians first (acts 11:26 26:28) and used it derogatorily because the apostles didn’t follow the commercial world of the pagans. Christianity is still the most prevalent religion in the united states, with 78% of american adults identifying with some form of the christian religion in 2011 less than 2% are jewish, less than 1% are muslim, and 15% do not have a religious identity. The christian share of the us population is declining, while the share of americans who do not identify with any organized religion is growing these changes affect all regions in the country and many demographic groups.