Eisenhower Was Right: The Military-Industrial Complex Has Deformed American Christianity

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by Paul Rosenberg

However much people may debate the history and nature of Christianity, no serious student concludes that it’s a war-based religion. Jesus talked endlessly of things like “having life,” “bearing fruit,” “forgiving,” and even “turning the other cheek.” Never did he talk about joining the army and killing national enemies. Never did he seek political solutions to problems. Never did he seek foreign policy solutions. And never did he tell people that soldiers purchased freedom for them.

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2014-10-06T09:42:10+00:00

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