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The Problems Two Kingdoms Don't Solve

January 3rd, 2018 | 12 min read

By Guest Writer

By Simon Kennedy and Ben Saunders

The church in the West is facing a significant cultural crisis. Aggressive secularisation and rapidly declining religious influence combine to bring a sense of despair in the Christian’s relationship with society. In the United States, where the great liberal experiment is seemingly crumbling under its own internal contradictions, Christians hailed as a mighty deliverance from God the entrustment of the presidency to Donald Trump. Typically marked out as “values” voters, it is striking that this new President did not share their moral convictions, and most would not want to leave their daughters alone with him. The lauding of Trump is surely one indicator of a collapse of moral and theological imagination on the part of American Christianity.[note]An interesting discussion is found at[/note]

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