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Can Yoga be “Christianized”? John Mark Reynolds responds to Al Mohler on this Christ-and-culture question


Participants in yoga marathon (Wikimedia Commons)

As a student of medieval faith, I often see sophisticated appropriations of “non-Christian” cultural materials into a Christian framework. The original case of this, of course, was the 2nd-century apologists’ use of Greek philosophical material in explicating the faith to their contemporaries. Another example would be Gregory the Great‘s instructions to the monks he sent to evangelize England, that they should not destroy the pagan temples but “repurpose” them. Continue reading