The Washington Post: Religious devotees worry about the yoga-ization of meditation in the U.S.

Read the full article from the Washington Post here.

“The biblical worldview is completely at odds with the pantheistic concepts driving Eastern meditation. We are not one with an impersonal absolute being that is called ‘God.’ Rather, we are estranged from the true personal God” because of our inherent sin, evangelical philosopher Douglas Groothuis wrote in Christianity Today in 2004 — a piece typical of what was found in religious media as meditation began its ascent. “The answer to our plight is not found in some ‘higher level of consciousness’ (really a deceptive state of mind), but in placing our faith in the unmatched achievements of Jesus Christ on our behalf.”

Author: Chad E. Graham

Lead Pastor at University Assembly and Senior Fellow at the Gordon Lewis Center for Christian Thought and Culture.

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