Cult and Culture

Leithart, Peter J.
January 1993
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1993, Issue 29, p6
Criticizes the arguments advanced by James R. Rutz and Gene Edwards in their book "The Open Church." Rectitude of many of the observations of Rutz and Edwards on the failures of American Christianity; Rejection of the suggestion of Rutz and Edwards that the cure to the failures of American Christianity is a return to primitive New Testament Christianity; Explication on the cultural and ritual aspects of Christianity that Rutz and Edwards failed to appreciate.


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