Adopted by the General Conference in 1976
Whereas the United States Constitution guarantees the separation of church and state, and
Whereas the program of Transcendental Meditation and the Science of Creative Intelligence is a religious system embracing Hindu principles and rituals, and
Whereas this religious system is detrimental to the Christian fundamentals of our American heritage, and
Whereas Transcendental Meditation promoted as only a system of mind relaxation has been funded by several thousand dollars from various federal agencies to be taught as a course of study in colleges, public schools, and armed forces, and
Whereas several Congressmen are promoting the further use of this subject in our nation's educational system,
Be it therefore resolved that the United Pentecostal Church International go on record as strongly objecting to the further funding, promotion, or teaching of this subject in the classrooms and institutions of America.
The above is a position paper of the United Pentecostal Church International and is provided for informational purposes.
CONTACT / HOW DO I
OLD FEEDBACK /
UPC MEMBERS SPEAK
LOIS' WRITINGS /
August 23, 1997
Page Added October 6, 2005
Copyright © 1997-2012 by Lois E. Gibson
Contents of this web site and all original works are copyright - All rights reserved. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of the owner.
Shop at our Amazon store! This website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.