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Old 11-07-2012, 01:16 AM   #11
Dojo: Kiev Kondey Dojo
Location: Kiev
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 3
Re: A Christian perspective on Budo

Ewen Ebsworth wrote: View Post
This thread is not about 'preaching' or about whether it is right for Christians to practice Aikido; but rather to look at the relationship between Christianity and the martial arts. It is designed to create dialogue and open-mindedness. The blog below was inspired by an article I read on regarding Aikido and religion.

I welcome discussion and comments
How good is it to discuss this issue. I am 10 year practicing aikido and have just passed entering exams to Orthodox "high school" to become a priest. This issue for us, Slavic, ukrainians, russians and others aikido/budo practitioners , is very essential . Taking into account disputes about the role of church in modern life for youngsters at one hand and rocketing interest in budo arts I examine the points budo arts have common and contradiction with Christianity.
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