Helpful Link: David Barton, Civil Religion, and Patriotic Idolatry

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Review: The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self

Review: The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self

The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution by Carl R. Trueman.My rating: 5 of 5 stars I'm hoping to publish in a journal a more extensive review of this excellent—though long and at times...

Don’t Tell Young Women in Your Church to Avoid College

Don’t Tell Young Women in Your Church to Avoid College

There’s a young man I know from Christian circles somewhere in the U.S.—I’ll call him Kyle or Gerald or Edward, or maybe something a little more derogatory—who posted what I can only call an anti-girls-going-to-college meme on Facebook. It argued that Christian...

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  1. Todd Jones

    Mark, it does seem that this is a worldview issue. Why is America great, anyway? Can anyone answer that “objectively”?

    It seems to me that a large percentage of the country has believed American exceptionalism for a long time, and that’s why Eisenhower and Reagan both wanted to use it.

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  2. Deborah

    Just read the article and following comments. I often find myself wishing Americans were more widely (thoroughly?) read when it comes to history (ours or the world’s) — instead of taking catchy one-liners out of context (no matter which side of the discussion they’re on). But maybe that’s just an impression? Maybe I’ve been meeting the “wrong” Americans?

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  3. Jay Perkins

    Good article 🙂

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