MISCONEPTIONS:

 

Many people believe dance is antithetical to Christianity.

 

Antihetical- Antithesis means that God's people are to be clearly distinct from the surrounding pagan culture and that difference is to be expressed in worship. Not only are we not to worship the pagan gods, we are to worship the true God truly. It is significant then, that to this warning he added, " See that you do all I command you; do not add to it or take away from it."

Fear dance, with its focus on the body, will lead people to lust.

Lust- a passionate or overmastering desire or craving (usually followed byfor ): a lust for power.

Many church leaders saw this and condemned it as a pagan ritual.

Pagan Ritual- religious traditions which are polytheistic or indigenous.