From the July/August, 2011 issue of Touchstone
christianity Christ & Culture, II by J. Daryl Charles

Christ & Culture, II

To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World
by James Davison Hunter
Oxford University Press, 2010
(358 pages, $27.95, hardcover)

reviewed by J. Daryl Charles

Three essays form the backbone of this intriguing volume, in which the author, LaBrosse-Levinson Distinguished Professor of Religion, Culture, and Social Theory at the University of Virginia, offers a highly provocative critique of Christian faith in contemporary American culture. Hunter’s argument can be summed up in three theses.

Thesis number one, under the . . .


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