Sociological 'Religion' Versus Christianity

Lynch, John J.
October 1976
National Review;10/29/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 41, p1171
The article presents a response on Paul Williams' "The Severed Roots of American Christianity," which was published in the August 6, 1976 issue of "National Review." It outlines the arguments raised by Williams concerning the erosion of Christianity in the U.S. It argues that separatism is not a positive virtue, as what Williams argued, but is a vice that resulted from the original sin. It also argues that Williams errs on his attack on ecumenism. It asserts that Williams is unclear about what caused his agitation over the erosion of Christianity in the U.S.


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