Goodbye Symbols?


When Stearns wrote about waiving goodbye to Christian America and saying hello to true Christianity I cannot help but to reflect on whether we can separate symbols and belief. Stearns’ arguments have their merits. Surely, nominal Christianity has always been the opposite of authentic Christianity, and as America now actually moves out of it one may naturally think that the time has come for people to finally consider the Christian faith without needing to be conversant to its symbols. However, things may not be as straight-forward as it seems. Firstly, as Christian America converts into Secular America, new symbols will … Continue reading Goodbye Symbols?