Ross Douthat on post-Christian America:
"That embarrassment may not last forever; perhaps a prophet of a new harmonized paganism is waiting in the wings. Until then, those of us who still believe in a divine that made the universe rather than just pervading it — and who have a certain fear of what more immanent spirits have to offer us — should be able to recognize the outlines of a possible successor to our world-picture, while taking comfort that it is not yet fully formed."
Read the article here.
Not one prophet is waiting in the wings, dozens of prophets are waiting there.
Prophets, writers: you need dozens of mediocre authors and prophets in order to produce a few decent ones.