Wednesday, September 22, 2010
"Yoga can be dangerous to Christians' faith"
According to Louisville's Southern Baptist Seminary President
Yoga can be dangerous to Christians' faith, the president of Louisville's Southern Baptist Theological Seminary warns. The popular discipline of meditation and stretching is so interwoven with Eastern mysticism that it is “at odds with the Christian understanding,” Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler wrote on Monday on his blog.
“Christians are not called to empty the mind or to see the human body as a means of connecting to and coming to know the divine,” Mohler wrote. “Believers are called to meditate upon the Word of God — an external Word that comes to us by divine revelation — not to meditate by means of incomprehensible syllables [mantras].” More>>