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From: [address removed]Date: August 11,[masked]:20:44 AM EDTTo: [address removed]Subject: The Anne Rice defection: It's the tip of the religious icebergReply-To: [address removed]This story was sent to you by: Brian
The Anne Rice defection: It's the tip of the religious iceberg
American Christianity is not well, and there's evidence to indicate that its condition is more critical than most realize — or at least want to admit.
By William Lobdell
Novelist Anne Rice's surprise post last week on Facebook — she announced she had quit Christianity "in the name of Christ" because she'd seen too much hypocrisy — brought cheers and smug smiles from critics of institutional faith, and criticism and soul-searching among believers.
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