25.  Modern Secularism
and the Church:  III

How did the modern view of life as a "machine" produce bitterly competing secular philosophies in the 20th century? How did the 1960s mark the height of the modern secular Liberal-Democratic spirit--at least in the "West"? How did the 1970s and 1980s see much of this spirit in disarray? How was the church and Christianity challenged by 20th century modern secularism? How did the American church attempt a comeback in the last half of the 20th century in the face of the secularist challenge? In the meantime, what is happening to the Presbyterian church? What is God up to?  Will He breath the fires of revival back into the church?  Only time will tell.
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Miles H. Hodges - 2002