Christian Rebellion In Religion

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Rebellion can be defined as the act of strong disagreement with an organization or people in authority. Christianity is the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Alice Cooper asserts, “Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that’s a tough call. That’s real rebellion.” This quote is agreeable because in order to be Christianity demands rebellion everyday. Some famous leaders that were rebellious Christians were Saint , Saint Melania and Saint Susan.The real reason Christians rebel is because of the expectations, curiosity and ; furthermore, Christians feel this way because they are secluded from the outside world by a chain of rules and boundaries. Matthew 10:3 states “But whosoever …show more content…
Based on the article written by Alex Mar, Saint Susanna had always wanted to live a happy life while praising God. However, because she had never studied scripture before her mother laughed and halted her request. The fellow Christian, rebelled and ran away from home in search of a greater love of God (Mar). During her journey she hooked up with a convoy of Christian men. Furthermore, when the caravan of Christians, including Saint Susanna, arrived in the desert of Jerusalem, she began trying to convert civilians. However, the civilians were approached in a harsh manner and threatened with torture if they denied her request for them to convert to Christianity. The devoted Christian, Saint Susanna, continued on her journey through Jerusalem until she was accosted by evil in the wilderness(Butler). Instead of turning away from evil as God said in 1 Peter 3:1l “let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it”(Biblehub). Saint Susanna rebelled and continued her journey with evil, and unfortunately she ended up lonesome in a cave for the rest of her life …show more content…
The Catholic Church demands its members to marry within the church. However, Saint Melania believed differently. Furthermore, she rebelled against the church 's request and refused to marry. She instead wanted to dedicate her life to praising God. Melania also chose spiritual work over her family, which was seen as immoral during the 400s. Therefore, she abandoned her all her children(except for one), her family and her house in pursuit to practice the work of God in the deserts of Jerusalem. Alex Mar asserts that Saint Melania “ overcame the love for her children by her greater love for God”(Mar). Saint Melania continued to rebel throughout her life by sacrificing herself. The courageous saint sacrificed herself, not by words, but by deeds. She did all she could to aid the poor and prisoners. Furthermore, Saint Melania rebelled in many ways but always stayed true to her religious faith(Tinadro

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