Monday, September 19, 2005

What does it mean to be "a Christian country"?

Echidne has a fascinating reflection on this question, one brought to the fore repeatedly these days by the Christian right. She notes the remarkable ignorance of most American Christians about the tenets of their own faith, and speculates on the vacuum that that creates for introduction of misinformation and for redefinition of religious identity along social/political lines. Worth a read and some mulling...

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