A Culture of Asterisks
Stephen Kent makes a poignant point that extends well beyond the borders of Christianity:
The cross is the symbol of Christianity. The asterisk is the symbol of 21st Century conditional cultural Christianity. …
Marriages vows now seem to read
As long as you both shall live.*
*or until either party becomes bored, tired or attracted to another….
Disclaimers and exceptions proliferate, in these days, and it’s a simple matter to find ourselves slipping into them even when unnecessary or unjustified.