This might be a good time to call your attention to my post from April 8, 2009, reacting to a Newsweek Magazine cover story about The End of Christian America.

Decline and Fall of Christian Nation Newsweek Cover

My post was Passover Is No Time To Wish For The End Of Christian America, here’s the concluding excerpt:

Tonight is the first night of Passover, which commemorates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt, and celebrates freedom. One of the key sections from the Passover Haggadah warns of the dangers in the world:

For not just one alone has risen against us to destroy us, but in every generation they rise against us to destroy us; and the Holy One, blessed be He, saves us from their hand!

Nothing has changed in thousands of years. They still rise up in every generation to destroy us, but this time the names are not Haman or Adolf, but Mahmoud and Osama. And on this earth, it will be Christian Americans almost alone who will stand with us.

I’m reminded of the bumper sticker from the 1960′s: “If you hate cops, next time you are in trouble call a hippie. ” Jews, of all people, should not wish too hard for The End of Christian America. There is no one else to call.

So particularly at this Passover time, we should not wish too hard for the End of Christian America. We might just get it.

It’s an evergreen message, at this point, for just about any time of year.

Merry Christmas. Keep the faith.

[Featured Image: George Washington’s Letter to the Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island, 1790 (Library of Congress) – transcription here]


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