Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the Neighborhood Church Is Transforming
by Diana Butler Bass
(321 pages, $23.95, hardcover)
reviewed by David Mills
Mainline Christianity in the middle twentieth century became an “establishment religion” that “traded open questions for easy answers—their own,” writes the Episcopal historian Diana Butler Bass in Christianity for the Rest of Us. By the 1960s it had become “self-absorbed and secular.” Liberals had “lost their sense of wonder, transcendence, and passion,” and this helps explain the success of the conservative Protestant response.
She proposes an alternativ . . .
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