From the Nov/Dec, 2013 issue of Touchstone
On Earth As It Is in Heaven by Ken Myers

Contours of Culture

On Earth As It Is in Heaven

by Ken Myers

For most of my adult life, I've been trying to understand why it is so easy for American Christians to compartmentalize their faith, keeping piety and spirituality separate from matters of culture and the practices of life in the body. I knew that Gnosticism was an early heresy—that very early, under the influence of Greek forms of dualism, the Church was infected with suspicion about the material world.

That suspicion has continued to haunt the intuitions of Christians, and has repeatedly nurtured an etherealized and sometimes wholly otherworldly . . .


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