I recently came across an article from the New York Times observing that our political debates often get sucked into the vortex of 1960’s politics.  Of course, what can be said of politics specifically is often true of the society generally.  In this case, I definitely believe it is true of the institutional Church:

It is your classic self-fulfilling prophecy: the more the ’60s generation dominates the political discourse, the less that discourse engages younger voters, and the longer the boomers hold sway over our politics.

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Has anyone else observed this phenomenon?