The Early Church and Veterans Day
Another Veterans Day has come and gone.
Because I had just written two articles about military bases and military personnel in October, I did not have a special Veterans Day article this year. Some people were expecting one, and expressed to me their disappointment. What follows here is something that I have thought about writing for a long time that would have been suitable for Veterans Day.
We know that conservative, evangelical, and fundamentalist churches are some of the worst offenders when it comes to heaping praise on the military on one of the three American military appreciation days: Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Veterans Day.
For many years now, I have harshly criticized the military blasphemy and idolatry that takes place in many of these churches on the Sundays before Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Veterans Day. Woe be to the Christian who happens to be in one of these patriotic services when the Fourth of July or Veterans Day falls on a Sunday! These are high holy days to Christian patriots.
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