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I thought is was a very provocative book, well worth reading and discussing.
It has much to say about the intellectual antecedents of what Douthat calls accomodationism, the efforts to make Christianity fit in with American culture.
It is truly an eye opener and the reader will find him/herself nodding acknowledgement of these discoveries.
Great book about the current state of Christianity in America. Well worth the read.Published 14 days ago by Philip Daniels
This book gave me some new insights into the nature of American religion. According to Douthat, America is not becoming more secularized, but religious. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Charles Bennett
This book really makes you think. It is written mostly from a Catholic perspective, but I still got a lot out of even though I'm a Methodist. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Just Me
Douthat's thought rings true as he cites the reasons Mainline Christianity has drifted away from orthodoxyPublished 1 month ago by Reel Grumpy
I belong to a book club and these books were selected by the group.
All agreed that they were very easy to read, all were very inforative anf were worth the time readng... Read more
I couldn't even finish this book. It was a lot of abstract blabber and pontificating, hardly accessible. Douthat is so bitter towards those to the left of him. Read morePublished 1 month ago by VMG
Douthat has digested an impressive body of cultural commentary into a very readable narrative of current, popular distortions of Christian orthodoxy. Read morePublished 2 months ago by robert lewis
gave this as gifts to family and friends and enjoyed reading it myself. very readable and interesting much food for thought and good in a book club discussion.Published 3 months ago by Kahleen Turner