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Can Christianity Be Saved? A Response to Ross Douthat

posted on July 18, 2012

At Sojourners, Diana Butler Bass responds to Ross Douthat’s New York Times article in which, according to Bass, Douthat “insists that any denomination committed to contemporary liberalism will ultimately collapse.” Bass notes, however that “[d]ecline is not exclusive to the Episcopal Church, nor to liberal denominations–it is a reality facing the whole of American Christianity.” Bass argues that declining church membership highlights the fact “that Americans have lost confidence in all forms of institutional religion.”

Read at Sojourners