Some in the media have popularized the term “culture war,” giving the impression that the war being waged against Christianity is the same thing as a war against everything that is traditional.
But in 2013, let’s change the term. Let’s call it what it is: “A war against Christ.”
Certainly there are many American traditions rooted in Christian teaching and history. But mixing some traditions with what is purely Christ-honoring—although it may recruit support from non-Christian traditionalists or conservatives—dilutes the Christian dye.
Take for example the ACLU’s war against Christians praying in public schools while obliging Muslims the ability make their...