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Toward an Irrelevant Faith: Reflecting On Conservative Christianity And The Elections

posted on November 12, 2012

Andre E. Johnson writes at The Huffington Post that, after years as a major force in American politics, conservative Christianity is increasingly becoming politically irrelevant. “Conservative ideology and its kissing cousin, conservative theology, has always been about maintaining the status quo; clogging up progress, grinding the forces of change,” which, in a nation that is changing rapidly, both religiously and demographically, does not equate to election success. “While both of these conservative groups, in an ideal world, have an opportunity to reshape and reconfigure their theological thought processes, chances are that they will not take advantage of the opportunity.”

Read at The Huffington Post