Why Religion Works In Cities

The Urbanophile tries to break down some secular taboos:

Though Christianity was originally an urban religion, modern Christianity has always had a bit of a problem with cities, with their licentious ways, anonymity, and the little bit of Babylon and Sodom they all contain... Yet urbanists should take religion much more seriously than they often do. That’s because it plays a much bigger role in the city and civic health than currently believed, and because many urban congregations have mastered the art of outreach and conversion in a way that transit and density advocates can only dream about.

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

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"I'm exploiting the maximum of what you can ask a piece of metal to do."

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