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No Amazing Grace

Everyone knows what happened at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston on the evening of June 17, 2015 – during an evening prayer service, nine people were shot dead by a young white supremacist from North Carolina, … Continue reading

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The Great Awakening

America has had one Great Awakening after another – a sudden wave of religious enthusiasm, usually with widespread revivals led by thundering evangelical ministers. Everyone starts talking about religion, and about conviction and redemption and whatnot. Evangelical church membership jumps … Continue reading

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Seeking Redemption

There are no second acts in American life. F. Scott Fitzgerald said that, no doubt referring to his career. He wrote that brilliant first novel – The Great Gatsby – perhaps the Great American Novel, as they say. But each … Continue reading

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