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Professionals Have Taken the Roles Once Filled by Family and Friends

In his book Bad Religion, Ross Douthat argues that as families have weakened and true friendships have waned, we have tried to fill the vacuum by relying on professional caregivers. Obviously, many of these professionals truly care about their clients, but this trend also indicates a ...

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Ken Schroeder

May 03, 2012  11:44am

This could also relate to the trend among church-goers to have "hired guns" do the work of the ministry, especially evangelism.

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