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Questions to ask: Christian leaders of today face many struggles in their attempts to inspire and encourage Christian worship, I know this is not new at all but surely times have changed since the second century. I am interested to know what do you think are some of the greatest challenges in motivating people to follow? Today religion and politics are closely linked—yet inherently separated. Religion (Christianity in particular) serves as a [one] foundation for party polarization, political debates and multiple court cases. How is religion in general recognized and treated by the Roman state? Are Christians treated differently? And if so why? You have mentioned the idea of “martyrdom” and “persecution.” Modern theater and media portrays the persecutions as abundant and repulsively animalistic. It seems we have it easy! Were all Christians then in constant fear of being burned alive or thrown into the cages with animals? It seems to me as if there is an ever growing number of Christian denominations that in sadly many people have lost the idea of what it really means to be a follower of Christ. Reality is people seem to be more concerned with congregation numbers, theatric sermons and loud music. It seems Christianity is becoming more of a performance then a faith and a way by which to live your life. In
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2009 for the course RS ST 116B taught by Professor Thomas during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.

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