Why Americans Don’t Think God Talk is Weird | Christianity Today

Why Americans Don’t Think God Talk is Weird | Christianity Today

Review by Peter Berger of Robert Wuthnow’s The God Problem: Expressing Faith and Being Reasonable. This book addresses the way Christians in America sustain faith through a balance between naturalistic and religious worldviews:

Wuthnow, arguably the most productive and insightful sociologist of American religion, deploys rich empirical evidence against the widespread notion that faith and reason, religion and science, are engaged in a struggle for the soul of America. The evidence indicates that for many religious people there is no conflict but rather a creative tension, which they manage by establishing a balance between two distinct ways of looking at the world.

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