American culture war's long history
January 20, 2021
America’s current culture wars originate from the values conflict found between two revolutions: America’s in 1776, and France’s (1789-94).
In the American colonies, the Great Awakening Christian revival (1720-60) changed the life focus for tens of thousands pre-revolution colonists.
They awakened to biblical beliefs and relationship with God through Jesus Christ, stronger spiritual interest in every area of life, duty to neighbors and self-government and away from atheistic views spread by skeptic French Enlightenment philosophers.
Americans did not revolt against their o...
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