How the World Lost Its Story

March 2010
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar2010, Issue 201, p31
The article offers a perspective on the postmodern world and the significance of the gospel. The author describes the world of the present time as one that is devoid of story and promises, and clarifies postmodernism based on Friedrich Nietzsche's concept of nihilism. It infers that the eventual demise of modernity will be a result of man's denial of the very moral and intellectual foundations on which the modern world was erected. The article cites the role of the Church in introducing the God of a narratable world through the Scripture.


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