Can The Church Reach The Social Justice Warriors & The Woke Generation?
PNW - Are there parallels between the anti-war hippies of the 1960s and today's social justice warriors? Are there valuable lessons we can learn from the past, both cultural and spiritual, that will give us insight for today?
Growing up in the 60s (I was born in 1955), I lived through the anti-war movement. But for me, being a few years younger than the activists, that era was all about rock music and drugs. Giving the "peace" sign was just something we hippies did.
"Peace, man," we would say while holding up two fingers. Our mantra was, "Make love not war."
As for being anti-war, that was hardly a philosophical issue for me. It was simply pragmatic: I was getting high and playing drums in a rock band. Why on earth would I want to go to Vietnam to be killed in battle?
But for others, there really were serious philosophical issues, and deep questions were being asked.....READ MORE
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