Accommodation to Worldliness

Session 6 of the Modern Day Heresy class marked a kind-of transition.  Up to this point the lessons had focused on what I would consider more internal matters starting with how the individual views Christ and what role he holds in the individual's life and progressing to whether the believer actually believes what Jesus says.  In session … Continue reading Accommodation to Worldliness

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Christian Moralistic, Therapeutic Deism

Original Class Date: 10 March 2013 What is Moralistic, Therapeutic Deism? The term Christian moralistic, therapeutic deism was coined by Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton in their book Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers and it is a combination of two concepts. Moralism Moralism is built upon the moral structures of … Continue reading Christian Moralistic, Therapeutic Deism