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How Augustine, Solzhenitsyn, O'Connor, and MLK Confronted the Cultural Chaos of Their Day

John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera-Breakpoint : Oct 15, 2020  Christian Headlines

...Not only is it helpful to know what the faithful before us believed, but we need to know how they behaved. Specifically, it is helpful to know how Christians in the past navigated the cultural storms of their day.

[ChristianHeadlines.com] There's an old Chinese curse which supposedly goes "May you live in interesting times." It's a version of what's my favorite Facebook meme for 2020 so far, "God please give us precedented times." I think we've all had enough of the unprecedented times. (Screengrab image: Alexandr Solzhenitsyn /via YouTube)

In truth, of course, there's nothing new under the sun. We aren't the first followers of Christ forced to navigate a dizzying array of global, political, cultural, and health challenges. Not only are we part of, with centuries of the faithful before us, what Hebrews calls "the great cloud of witnesses," but we have much to learn from their examples and their failures as we, too, journey to what Scripture calls that "better city"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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