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The Green Bunker

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorDecember 21, 2010 3:46 AM


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There's a passage in Ross Douthat's NYT column today that struck me as analogous to the decline of environmentalism. So I made the appropriate word substitutions:

Thanks in part to this bunker mentality, American Christianityenvironmentalism has become what Hunter calls a "weak culture" "” one that mobilizes but doesn't convert, alienates rather than seduces, and looks backward toward a lost past instead of forward to a vibrant future. In spite of their numerical strength and reserves of social capital, he argues, the Christian churchesenvironmental organizations are mainly influential only in the "peripheral areas" of our common life. In the commanding heights of culture, Christianityenvironmentalism punches way below its weight.

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