Countdown Day 73

In the modern era, nearly all our Protestant denominations took shape. They were institutional children of the era of Sir Isaac Newton, the conquistadors, colonialism, the Enlightenment, nationalism, and capitalism. Each denomination made sense of Christianity within the lines and boxes of modernity. You might say they rewrote and rearranged the ancient data of Christianity in a modern program, programming language, paradigm, or framework. (8)

From A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith (available February 9, 2010)