Ron Johnson Discipleship Podcast

Episode 131 – Cultivating Cultural Memory

Memory matters. Without a collective memory, you have no culture, and without culture you have no shared identity. Our shared cultural memories function to legitimize the present social order. This is why revolutionary movements work to erase our shared history so that the new order can emerge. Every totalitarian movement strategically attacks the nuclear family and the local church. Why? Because the church and the family are the main vehicles for cultural transmission and identity. Today we talk about what we can do to keep our identity as Americans strong and vibrant.

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