In a church of the liberal Protestant stripe, if a preacher never spoke of salvation, few would notice, for it has become ecclesiastically incorrect to talk about salvation. The word has become toxic for lots of reasons . . .
Last July, the Public Religion Research Institute reported results of a survey which showed that among adults born after 1980, one sixth are conservatives, but one quarter are progressives. Robert P Jones, head of PRRI, says, “The percentage of religious conservative shrinks in each successive generation . . .”
Such an appalling story. The beloved city is besieged. Famine—man-made, war-made—has them by the throat. No crops come from the fields for no one dares venture outside the city walls. No one is free. Everyone is terrified.