20 Quotes from Albert Mohler’s New Book on the Sexual Revolution

Matt Smethurst | October 27, 2015


The following 20 quotes caught my attention as I read Albert Mohler’s new book We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage, and the Very Meaning of Right and Wrong​ (Thomas Nelson, 2015). Thanks to Tony Reinke for inspiring the 20 quotes idea. 


This [sexual] revolution did not start with same-sex marriage, and it will not end there.” (xiv) 

“The fact that Christians enter every conversation as believers in the Lord Jesus Christ who are bound by biblical revelation means that society will label us as intellectual outlaws—breaking the rules of engagement by appealing to a personal Creator and divine authority.” (6)

Moral change generally takes a rather long period of time, and in a way that is consistent with a culture’s moral commitments. A moral revolution represents the exact opposite of that pattern. What we are now experiencing is not the logical outworking of the West’s Christian-influenced teaching on human sexuality, but the repudiation of them.” (7)

“The sexual revolution was so utterly successful that most Americans living today do not even recognize that it happened.” (10)

“The 20th century will be recognized as the century of the greatest change in sexual…


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