Religion: After Christianity

The Organization Man in the Lonely Crowd that makes up the Affluent Society is also known, among some religion writers, under another capital-lettered phrase: he is Post-Christian Man. In the latest issue of the quarterly Theology Today, two Protestant theologians debate how fairly and accurately the term post-Christianity describes the times.

To Presbyterian Bruce Morgan, professor of religion at Amherst College, the age is truly post-Christian; those who dismiss it as just one among many periods of history dominated by nonbelievers "fail to see the uniqueness of our time." He doubts the contention of...

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