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It is also seen in their attacks on more liberal Christian denominations and on new religious movements which teach beliefs that are different from their own, and at variance from historical Christian beliefs.
One of the most common types of complaint mail that we receive demonstrates this exclusion of other Christian faith groups: Letters from Fundamentalist Christians often complain that we include such groups as the Roman Catholic Church, the Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, Unificationists, etc. They often regard Catholics as Pagans, Mormons as Gnostics, and Jehovah's Witnesses, Unificationists, etc. Some conservative Christians believe that the Gods and Goddesses of other religions are actually demons.
World events are moving rapidly to a climax and the end of the age.
World government, the EU, cashless trading and electronic ID, terrorism and lawlessness, the growth of Israel and extreme weather have all come to prominence within some 50 years!
Just before he lost office, Scottish-born historian and political conservative Niall Ferguson calls himself “an incurable atheist” Nevertheless he is also a vocal champion for restoring Christendom because there isn’t sufficient “religious resistance” in the West to radical Islam.
Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci spent her last years before her death in 2006 inveighing against a Muslim influx that was transforming her beloved continent into “Eurabia.” Fallaci was a self-declared “Christian atheist” because she thought Christianity provided Europe with the essential cultural and intellectual bulwark against Islam.
This is seen in their local ministerial associations which are frequently separate from the mainline/liberal Christian ministerial group in the same city.
In her introduction in The Nag Hammadi Library, Karen King makes these observations: The confrontation of Mary with Peter, a scenario also found in The Gospel of Thomas, Pistis Sophia, and The Gospel of the Egyptians, reflects some of the tensions in second-century Christianity.
Peter and Andrew represent orthodox positions that deny the validity of esoteric revelation and reject the authority of women to teach.
They see their own faith group, as based upon the Word of God as expressed in the Bible.
Generally, they believe in the inerrancy of the Bible.