CONFUSION OF CHURCH AND THEATER FROM FINNEY TO PRESENT
“Well there’s no business like show business. And from the look of things, the church in America agrees. I don’t even need to recount examples in order to substantiate that claim. If you have been around a fair number of churches these days you are bound to know what I am talking about. I used to think that American Christianity was just accommodating to the general cultural trend that Neil Postman described in his book, Amusing Ourselves to Death. But after reading a spate of culture histories, have come to realize that the church actually helped create our culture of entertainment….” Michael Horton
In this series you’ll see on each video what passes for worship these days, info about individuals from the past and hear commentary from White Horse Inn. The documentary is presented in 5 videos, 7-10 minutes long or if would like, added a compilation of videos at the end of post. Now let’s go on with the show…..
Video Documentary from White Horse Inn
OR…for those that would prefer to watch compilation of videos: 43:59
Videos from Lane’s Channel, Lane Chaplin’s Vlog
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