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Yoga and Christianity

Al Mohler Is Right About Yoga (and It Doesn't Matter)

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 07.08.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

The people I know who are passionate about yoga are certainly clear that you don't have to identify as Hindu or Buddhist in order to practice it. Christians can go to their yoga class and still be Christian, and so can Muslims.

Jesus Loves Your Downward Dog

Mark Morford | Posted 08.12.2013 | Religion
Mark Morford

To religious fundamentalists, this is yoga's most dangerous, un-Christian, sacrilegious teaching of all: That you are not innately broken, or flawed, or sinful. That there really is no god to worship but the one already present in you, waiting to be expanded.

An American Christian Practices Yoga

Rev. Peter Baldwin Panagore | Posted 05.21.2012 | Religion
Rev. Peter Baldwin Panagore

After more than three decades of dedicated practice, for me, yoga is more about prayer than it is about postures, strength building, flexibility, and the right clothes and mat.

Why Are Evangelicals Losing Influence?

Tim Suttle | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion
Tim Suttle

Kindness, generosity, peacefulness, hospitality, patience, self-control -- these are radical virtues that should define evangelicals. Instead, we are largely defined by what we are against.

Should Christians Do Yoga?

Sally Kempton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sally Kempton

What is yoga? Is it a system of physical culture? Is it part of a Hindu religious tradition? Is it a practice, like meditation, that is doctrinally neutral and therefore adaptable to any religious culture?

Pat Robertson Not Down With Yoga

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Wednesday's "700 Club" featured a question about the Christian view of yoga. A concerned viewer asked, "Does it really have its origins in evil?" Pa...