Inspiring Philosophy’s Whitewashed History of Missionaries | IP & Christian Nationalism, Part 2

Inspiring Philosophy’s second argument for why Christian Nationalism isn’t Christian is a pretty strange one. He argues that protestant missionaries in the 19th and 20th centuries contributed to democracy and literacy across the world – and from this he concludes that Christianity leads to these outcomes, and thus isn’t likely to lead to nationalism. Even taking all is contentions about the effects of missionaries at face value, this is a wild leap in logic, drawing a generalization about the entire religion from the activities of a small group of people in one historical period and claiming it makes another phenomenon in an entirely different era unlikely.

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