Three Reasons Christians Should Think Twice About Yoga

Can yoga be completely stripped of Hinduism and even “Christianized”? Many Christians believe it can. In fact, some churches and Christian colleges, like Wheaton College and Gordon College, even offer yoga classes. Christian yoga proponents admit that yoga originated as a form of Hindu worship. But, as an article posted to the Wheaton College website

Can Yoga Be Co-Opted for Christ?

Evangelicals once viewed yoga as taboo. After all, yoga was developed as a means of worshipping Hindu gods. And, as Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, notes, yoga “begins and ends with an understanding of the body that is, to say the very least, at odds with a Christian understanding.” Yoga advocates