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The rise of McChurch, but not Old Time Theology

Mr. Bradlaugh’s post on the death of intellectual Protestantism, the highbrow aspect of what we normally term “Mainline Protestantism,” prompts to revisit some data which I’ve reported before, but want to reiterate. First, the old Protestant denominations which have dominated … Continue reading

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Which came first & why?

The piece that Walter mentioned below makes an interesting assertion: Christianity, post-Reformation and post-Luther, with its teaching of a direct, personal, two-way link between the individual and God, unmediated by the collective, and unsubordinate to any other human being, smashes … Continue reading

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“As an atheist, I truly believe Africa needs God”

Matthew Parris, longtime fixture of center-right British journalism at publications like The Spectator, has been thinking about the intractable problems of Africa: …I observe that tribal belief is no more peaceable than ours; and that it suppresses individuality. People think … Continue reading

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