Catholic priests, according to Andrea Jain of Indiana University, are warning the flock aboutthe “dangers” of yoga. Many evangelicals have been doing this for as long as I can remember.
As I stated in Makers of Fire: the spirituality of leading from the future, an essential aspect of leading from the future is the capacity to fearlessly describe the present. And so we must ask, what’s going on out there?
- Are the practices of other religions dangerous to Christians?
- Can these practices be separated from the religions in which they developed?
- As our culture becomes more pluralistic, what is our view of the religions themselves?
As I look around our culture, It’s obvious that the practice of yoga has become ubiquitous. Yoga pants are everywhere. And we as a culture are becoming more Buddha friendly.
But what is the greatest danger: Yoga or what we westerners…
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