The rise of emotional Christianity over intellectual Christianity is what has given us a non-Christian leadership caste even as there are plenty of Christians. It began with Methodism, and has progressed to rock concert churches with ultra simple repetitive hymns -- the type of churches designed to scare away Vulcans.

Then the Mainline Protestant denominations dumbed themselves down and lowered their standards in order to be Relevant. I saw this happening in the Episcopal Church as a kid back in the early 70s.

If we don't want to be ruled by nihilists, we need a truly Christian denomination that can appeal to the intellectual classes.

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