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The Wasting of the Evangelical Mind

posted on March 9, 2021

The New Yorker’s Michael Luo writes, “The intermingling of religious faith, conspiratorial thinking, and misguided nationalism on display at the Capitol offered perhaps the most unequivocal evidence yet of the American church’s role in bringing the country to this dangerous moment.” He chronicles evangelical intellectual history, citing among others Mark Noll, who famously wrote, “The scandal of the evangelical mind is there is not much of an evangelical mind.” Luo writes, “For Christian thinking to flourish, Noll argues that evangelicals must be willing to exchange some of the cultural and theological ornamentation that mark their movement for what is truly indispensable.”

Read at The New Yorker