To these daunting uncertainties must be added at least one other that, though less recognized, is perhaps more powerful. It is an intellectual breakdown. There is a loss of faith in economic ideas — and government policies based on them — driven by most economists’ failure to anticipate the financial crisis and many subsequent events.
Substitute ‘religious ideas’ for ‘economic ideas’, and ‘church’ for ‘government’, and you have a basic problem affecting institutional religion too.
There are better causes than “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” around which Christians can rally. (Feeding the hungry perhaps?) There is no need to cause unnecessary offense to folks who have already been so ostracized by the Church, no need to wave a red and white banner through yet another culture war.
She has words for both sides in that debate.