Experimental Theology: Freud & Faith: Part 5, The Best Parents in America

May 27, 2009

culture / freud / parenting / psychology / richard-beck

We live in an culture, in America at least, that is both child-centric and nurture-obsessed. Interestingly, American Christianity has fully embraced these cultural emphases. American Christianity has made the parental nurture of children its defining witness to the world. This is a strange move to make given Jesus’s consistent marginalization of family love.