The American cultural elite “disdains the rest of America,” said Yale Professor David Gelernter.
“Members of the new elite may love America, but, increasingly, they are not of it,” wrote conservative commentator Joseph Bottum.
Christopher Lasch lamented the “nearly complete takeover of America’s mechanism of education and credentialing…it’s a question whether the elites even think of themselves as Americans at all.”
Dr. Al Mohler writes that today’s “secular elites have a singular devotion toward the unconditional surrender of divergent theistic worldviews — especially the Christian worldview… a secular society will not tolerate any individual, institution, church, or denomination until it fully surrenders to a secular worldview.”
Every society ultimately is dominated by a cluster of elites who agree about what that worldview, beliefs, and values ought to be.
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Wallace B. Henley
Wallace B. Henley’s fifty-year career has spanned newspaper journalism, government in both White House and Congress, the church, and academia. He is author or co-author of more than 20 books. He is a teaching pastor at Grace Church, the Woodlands, Texas.