You are not your desires

Published June 3, 2024

WORLD Opinions

It is a cultural myth that December is America’s most religious month. It is not, if we define religiosity by what truly grips the affections of the country’s elite. 

June is now our most religious month. June is when the parades and symbology of America’s primary religion flowers: the religion of sexual transgression.

December is now just a pro forma and perfunctory overture to America’s past golden age as a Christian nation, a time when sodomy, the denial of biologically determined gender, and telling young children to ingest hormones were not considered deeply held American values.

But that is not the America we live in. June reveals the true religious center of elite American life. And our elites, it seems, are deeply enamored with and captured by all things homosexual.

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EPPC Fellow Andrew T. Walker, Ph.D., researches and writes about the intersection of Christian ethics, public theology, and the moral principles that support civil society and sound government. A sought-after speaker and cultural commentator, Dr. Walker’s academic research interests and areas of expertise include natural law, human dignity, family stability, social conservatism, and church-state studies. The author or editor of more than ten books, he is passionate about helping Christians understand the moral demands of the gospel and their contributions to human flourishing and the common good. His most recent book, out in May 2021 from Brazos Press, is titled Liberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Secular Age.

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