In our thoroughly unchurched modern society, we have been conditioned to make decisions for almost any reason other than that of personal faith. We are told to do things for our own good, or for the good of society, or for the betterment of humanity, or for the health of the earth, but everything in mass culture — the novels we read, the films we see, the shows we watch — tells us not to consider our actions in light of our religious convictions (if we have any to start with).
Yet faith — dogma, even — was not always so …
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