“2026 and the 250th Anniversary of the American Revolution” — Faith & Law


At Faith & Law on Capitol Hill, Os poses the question: are we approaching America’s expiration date or a challenge to renew the great experiment in freedom?

Declinism is in the air in certain circles, and it coincides with the conclusion of some historians that 250 years is roughly the lifespan of great superpowers. How do Christians understand such cyclical views of history, and what are the genuine grounds for confidence in the possibility of renewal.

Christians are not called to be Pollyannas, but what should our realistic position be?