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[quote:yw1uiw0m]How exactly? [/quote:yw1uiw0m]

What exactly was meant by:
[i:yw1uiw0m]in the west (most particularly in popular piety) it has become something of a bribe to get God to like us (thus, a weapon against God in a manner of speaking.) This latter understanding, or shades of it, are not only entirely wrong, but blasphemous.[/i:yw1uiw0m].

God to like us?

I haven’t chatted with you in a while but as I read posts at http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net it became clearer to me that there is an anti-western view that sounds very venemous. Why is this? Why do we not hear of a anti-eastern view? Perhaps you can explain.

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