Carl Trueman argues that Christianity is going into a kind of cultural exile, and he tries to make the case that the church tradition best equipped to endure what awaits us is Reformed theology. Rod Dreher counters by making the case for why his own Eastern Orthodoxy is best equipped to carry Christianity through the exile. Roman Catholics are arguing that Roman Catholicism is.
But Mr. Dreher also called for people of other persuasions to make the case for their theological tradition. So, naturally, we Lutherans need to step up.
What about Lutheranism makes it best equipped to preserve historic Christianity through a time of cultural exile? After the jump, Mr. Dreher’s rules for the conversation, and my first stab at it. [Read more...]