Cultural American ideologies, which were historically influenced by Christian beliefs, have continued to deteriorate throughout the years. Faith in politics, rather than having a theological perspective, continues to grow aggressively. While our country is greatly divided, American culture turns to ideological politics for a solution. Shadi Hamid, senior fellow at the center of middle east policy at the Brookings Institution calls it, “religion without religion” in an article titled, “America without God,” published in the Atlantic.

 

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  1. Henry Castaigne Member
    Henry Castaigne
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    I think evangelicals are concerned about the Islamic religion because Islam has always persecuted Christians. Also, Muhammed can be interpreted as being OK with the persecution and subjugation of Christians. Jesus can’t really be interpreted that way though Christians can sure be violent jerks. However, there have been times of peaceful coexistence with pagans in Christianity. None in Islam.

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