What Does Conservative Christianity Conserve?

What Does Conservative Christianity Conserve? December 28, 2014

What Conservatives Conserve

[C]onservative Christians have long been engaged in a remarkably successful PR exercise to give the impression that they are the ones who are faithful to the Bible and historic Christianity. But in fact, what they conserve is an older but non-original form of Christianity as it came to be expressed in a particular historical and cultural context, which they have mistaken for (or deliberately misrepresent as) unchanging truth.

The quote comes from an older post of mine, “Progressive Christians and the Bible.”

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