Christians and Postmoderns

March 2010
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar2010, Issue 201, p43
The article examines how faith can survive in the postmodern age. It relates that the time near the end of the world is neither apocalyptic nor eschatological. The author cites that the end of the world can no longer be blamed on nuclear threats, but in the tendency of man towards godlessness and self-destruction. He notes that the postmodern Christian would find it difficult to return to the age of faith without denying his own modernity. He also proposes the need for believers to reestablish a connection with the premodern community of faith.


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