Good Works and Junk Worship

Posted December 29, 2017 7:46 pm by Dwight Longenecker

Good Works and Junk Worship

One of the most common understandings of religion today is that it is all about right behavior. How many times have you heard, for example, the common cliche, “I don’t need to go to church to be a good Christian?”
The typical grumble about hypocritical Christians is another manifestation of this tendency. “Why don’t they practice what they preach?”
Another manifestation of this is the denigration of anything churchy. “Why would you pay so much money for those vestments and all those fancy statues when there are poor, homeless people?” This also reveals itself in the brutalist church architecture–whether it is the

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