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Do you agree with this guy the old Protestant denominations are dying away (presbyterian, lutheran,etc)

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This historian writes: "Episcopalian, Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran—the name hardly matters anymore. The average American these days would have ­trouble recalling the dogmas that once defined all the jarring individual sects, but their names remain at least half alive: a kind of verbal remembrance of the nation’s religious history. Before the 20th century every denomination fought each other to acheive victory as the nation’s legally established church. The Baptists fought it where they feared it would be the Episcopalians, and the Episcopalians fought it where they feared it would be the Congregationalists. The oddity of American religion produced the oddity of American religious ­freedom. So he says since no church could take over things are evolving into relativism (where there are no denominations, doctrines and creeds do not matter). https://www.firstthings.com/article/2008/08/001-the-death-of-protestant-america-a-political-theory-of-the-protestant-mainline

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First Things is one of my faves. But about that thesis... http://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/attendance-at-religious-services/

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Technology has made humans a teensy bit wiser (not any smarter). So it society is evolving to notice that the Middle Eastern books are just too full of contradictions & God failing to Meet HIs Expectation(s) most of the time. So Technology Man is starting to reject Copper-Age explanations

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One can only hope.

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yes

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either a person is a believer in JESUS or they are not. the division is harmful to people. (always has been) Paul taught this as the CHURCH just begun. Chloe? her church? is mentioned in the bible. you should read it....(everyone should) 1Co 1:11 For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them [which are of the house] of Chloe, that there are contentions among you. 1Co 1:12 Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul;
and I of Apollos;
and I of Cephas;
and I of Christ. 1Co 1:13 Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized in the name of Paul? oh the answers are NO , NO and NO. just to be clear.... (to the question in the verse above. < ><

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Many people that fill pews are social Christians and not really invested in the dogma....

            
        

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