söndag, februari 04, 2007


"But why should a dumping of snow shut down Sunday worship across the city? Because people overwhelmingly drive to church. A Sunday Snow Day is a tangible confirmation of the loss of the parish in the North American church. Sunday is yet another "commuting" day because the automobility of religious communities merely mimicks the automobility of the culture in general--with this exception: if this was a Monday, more folks would have braved the roads for work than for worship."

James K. Smith längtar tillbaka till tiden då kyrkan hade mer av en lokal förankring; då folk gick till kyrkan på den ort där de bodde .

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