Christians need to find a way to thrive in a society that looks less and less like any sort of Christendom — and more and more like the diverse and complicated Roman Empire where their religion had its beginning, 2,000 years ago this week.
A brilliantly written piece that names the difficult place American Christians find themselves in each December. Douthat gives a nod to Hunter’s book as well as mentioning “American Grace.” Perhaps this ought to be on the must-read list for dmingml?
As an aside, the banner ad when I loaded the article was for GFES. Nice. Read the entire article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/20/opinion/20douthat.html?_r=1