Re: [asa] The coming Evangelical collapse?

From: Preston Garrison <pngarrison@att.net>
Date: Tue Mar 10 2009 - 17:00:37 EDT

>The coming Evangelical collapse?
>
>Article:
>http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20090310/cm_csm/yspencer;_ylt=AirST8_.O1LREAo7tfJJ_yIDW7oF
>
>This is an opinion piece in the Christian Science Monitor.
>
>Here's an excerpt about the author:
>
>Michael Spencer is a writer and communicator living and working in a
>Christian community in Kentucky. He describes himself as "a
>postevangelical reformation Christian in search of a Jesus-shaped
>spirituality." This essay is adapted from a series on his blog,
>InternetMonk.com .
>
>Article excerpt:
>
>We are on the verge - within 10 years - of a major collapse of
>evangelical Christianity. This breakdown will follow the
>deterioration of the mainline Protestant world and it will
>fundamentally alter the religious and cultural environment in the
>West.
>
>Within two generations, evangelicalism will be a house deserted of
>half its occupants. (Between 25 and 35 percent of Americans today
>are Evangelicals.) In the "Protestant" 20th century, Evangelicals
>flourished. But they will soon be living in a very secular and
>religiously antagonistic 21st century.

Is "Michael Spencer" an alias for Frankie Schaeffer?

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