Thursday, January 24, 2013

The Inauguration Prayer: America's Old Heresy Is New Again

Over at Juicy Ecumenism (The Institute on Religion & Democracy's Blog), Bart Gingerich talks about the elements of New Age-style Transcendentalism that was rife in the inauguration's opening prayer. As you read it, I think you'll become more aware of just how big a comeback transcendentalism has made in the American psyche of the last few decades. It's a very good piece.