This Present Paranoia

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007

The watching unbelieving world around us picks up on "this world this not my home--it's all going to burn" attitude.
"This world is not my home, I'm just a' passing through, my treasures are laid up somewhere beyond the blue," goes the refrain of a popular American hymn. Whether aware of it or not, evangelicals are engaged in a war with modern American culture. The world is understood to be a very evil place, and America is no longer thought of as a paradigm of moral virtue. Thus evangelicals do their best to exist in a society that they feel is increasingly hostile to their cause. The goal held out to the weary faithful is to ...

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