Globalism: The Religion of Empire

“Damn the United States!  I wish I may never hear of the United States again!”

So said the enraged antihero of  “A Man without a Country,”  a short story published in The Atlantic in December, 1863. The United states was still in the middle of a war that would determine whether or not the nation would survive as one or as a nation divided; a war fought largely because of ideas about what it meant to be a nation, what it meant to be human and what it meant to be a people of faith.