Wednesday, December 3, 2014

What is “the post-Christian era”




What Replaces Christianity?

A general outline of what is replacing Christianity as the public order of the old Christendom and its overseas enclaves.

By James V. Schall, SJ

We often hear expressions like “the post-Christian era” to describe the time we live in. Just as Christianity preserved many pagan practices, a “post-Christian era” will retain many Christian customs and ideas. They will usually be disguised under different names or explanations. We will notice a pseudo-heaven and hell, an explanation for sin not based on free will, an inner-worldly immortality of sorts, an evil and a good in Manichean fashion.

But a post-Christian age will invent new names and explanations for them.

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