they were misunderstood. The Chinese emperor then said, you are rejecting our way of life so now we will reject you, and persecution ensued. • Now Europeans make this distinction. • Secular religions are those that do not have a relationship with God (non-theistic) but consider other things basic and ultimate. • . This came out of the French revolution and communism. • In paris Christian cities, churches were the tallest builtings, in Toronto banks, bell communications etc are tallest buildings. This shows archcetectually what matters most. • Capitalism is a scualr religion, b/c it is basic and ultimate to he society. Ethnic religion is also a secular religion. Week Global and Local • Christians make use of the global structure of the world to propagate Cty. • C is infinatly global, yet infinitely local. • Trade, fishing, nomatic movements, exploration all important for the spread of C. • Cty is largest rlg in the world today, they have communities in every country in the
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paris Christian cities, C. • Cty, tallest builtings, tallest buildings