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Christianphobes?

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Jedi Knight, Apr 9, 2013.

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  1. Yes that discribes it well in our culture.

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  2. Nah don't fight fire with fire.

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  3. not sure.

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  1. Jedi Knight

    Jedi Knight Well-Known Member
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    Do you think we need to use this term "Christianphobes" to counter our culture? Atheist,homosexuals, Muslims etc like to coin "phobe" to push their hate agenda. What say ye?
     
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    Actually the name Christian came about as the result of hate towards Christ and Christianity was originally called "The Way".
     
  3. Jedi Knight

    Jedi Knight Well-Known Member
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    Amy are you trying to blow our cover?
     
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    I vote no, that's a silly word.
     
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    When I hear the word [insert group]ophobe, I think of special interests with an agenda playing a victim card to get their way.
     
  6. Earth Wind and Fire

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    WIKI Definition:

    Anti-Christian sentiment is an opposition to Christians, the Christian religion, or the practice of Christianity. Christophobia or Christianophobia are also names for "every form of discrimination and intolerance against Christians"
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    A phobia (from the Greek: φόβος, Phóbos, meaning "fear" or "morbid fear") is, when used in the context of clinical psychology, a type of anxiety disorder, usually defined as a persistent fear of an object or situation in which the sufferer commits to great lengths in avoiding, typically disproportional to the actual danger posed, often being recognized as irrational.

    It is my own personal belief that "Phobia" is not accurately being used in Christophobia.
     
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    There is a difference between discrimination and intolerance. And at times we should insist on intolerance.
    For example, would we be intolerant if we demande someone to stop smoking during a church service?
     
  8. Jedi Knight

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    True, they seem to be cut from the same cloth.
     
  9. Jedi Knight

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    I guess your right.....when I hear "homophobic" that sounds just plain stupid to me. No fear in love but perfect love casts out fear.
     
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