christian religion, societal religiou, culture, liberal, american civilization, conservative, institutions, democratic
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
In recent years citizens of the United States have been experiencing a new version of an old debate. This debate concerns itself with the question: Does or should a nation, a culture, or a society have a single integrating and supporting societal religion? What is the relation of a particular theology to such a common faith or religious consensus in our society and in our nation? The parties which are participating in this widespread and profound debate are many; we can identify some of them.
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Marty, Martin E.
"The Status of Societal Religion in the United States,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 36, Article 57.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol36/iss1/57