After decades of cornering Christians in the public arena, Catholics and Evangelics in the West are getting ever closer while they are seemingly in retreat.
Christianity has absolutely vanished from the public sphere. But I think the main problem is spiritual, not political. The reason why we have all these problems with migrants and refugees is because of our lack of Christian faith. It is not the strength of Islam that is the problem; it is the weakness of the Christians.
You are not alone in asking that question: How is it possible that we can be so antagonistic towards conservative traditional Christianity and yet so accepting Islam?
I think we have to understand that there has been a revolution in the US and the West in general. An ideological revolution for neoliberalism.
Neoliberalism is dedicated to scientific rationalism, that's neoliberal conception of life: science, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, that’s it. Everything else is the matter of your own personal opinion. When that began to make its way into our culture and policy, in the 1960-s in particular, it gave rights to something called "emancipatory politics". The emancipation has to be freedom or liberation.
With the recent resignation of Gen.
In the 16th century, a Russian monk, Filofej, coined the expression “third Rome” to emphasize the spiritual role assumed by Moscow following the fall of Constantinople (1453) and the marital union between the Grand Prince of Moscow, I
Some move along. Protestant leaders believe that if the US continued to pursue a policy of rescuing Christians in particular, they would get puffed up with pride.
How do terrorists, liberals, and Protestants disparage Christians in Syria and Iraq?