February 5, 2010

Ends up as a Racket

Up to now, America has not been a good milieu for the rise of a mass movement. What starts out here as a mass movement ends up as a racket, a cult, or a corporation.

—Eric Hoffer, [The Temper of Our Time][temper], quoted by Carl Trueman, [The Real Scandal of the Evangelical Mind][scandal]

[temper]: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Eric_Hoffer#The_Temper_of_Our_Time_.281967.29 [scandal]: http://www.9marks.org/CC/ejournal/2010v7-1/article_trueman.htm

cult of personality flatfile imported quote scraps trueman

Previous post
Dysfunctional Calvinism
Next post
Fantastic but Subordinate Doug Wilson responded to Derek Thomas’ recent article in Tabletalk regarding where evangelism rates on the ladder of importance. One of the glories