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Or, having jettisoned traditional moral teachings that in earlier eras might have protected them, and naively believing themselves immune to the consequences of the same godlessness that produced all the genocide of the 20th century, are they still mistaking barbarism for kindness and cruelty for compassion?
Against alarmists decrying the Religious Right and the Religious Right decrying modern godlessness, Douthat contends that America doesn't suffer from excessive or insufficient religion, but from bad religion that exacerbates rather than heals our sociopolitical ills.
At the other extreme, plenty of examples can be found in which a distinctively Christian aesthetic and explicitly Christian inspiration is deemed solely acceptable against the perceived godlessness of contemporary art and contemporary culture.
WHEN I WAS A CHILD, the term secularism was equated to godlessness and thus greatly feared by orthodox Christians.
Meanwhile, the Salafi preacher Sheikh Fawzi Al-Saeed accused liberal and leftwing journalists of blasphemy during a conference to support Mohamed Morsi, describing the media as immoral, sinful and wicked, and said that "God's verdict on liberal and leftwing journalists is that they are leaders of godlessness because they have challenged your religion and you shall have to fight such godless people".
Freud's godlessness, not his Judaism, troubled O'Connor, as she saw godlessness as the spirit, if you will, of her age.
As he awaited his approaching execution by the Nazis, Bonhoeffer wrote that, in prison, "the godlessness of the world is not.
The situation has become unbearable and this godlessness of the population will continue," the social scientist said.
Morris is too admirably committed to the same principles that Stephen is--one of which is his fearless godlessness, always a sure winner in American politics.
But the military-cultural complex of that series has given way to an organic architecture of the vernacular that searches for the spiritual in the midst of godlessness.
They say I know no God, my godlessness knows no end/That I rebel against the system, under no shackles will I bend," reads one of his verses.