Charles Schultz understood the tenor of the day.

I do not know what year this panel was drawn, but it could have been this year, for the way that it reflects the mindset of too many.

Oh, contraire, my friend, Linus.  It is only the object of our faith that will help (read:  save) us.  What we believe is of greatest importance, and if we choose the wrong object, we will be eternally wrong.