Tag Archives: Postmodernity

Postmodern conversion

Humble, loving, truth-telling Christians in communities of mutual affection and honor provided the needed plausibility context for effective witness for Christ. “Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other” (Romans 12:10, NLT). Continue reading

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Science-Creation Debate

I think we need more transparency about what science can and cannot prove. This will require honesty from both sides of the debate. Continue reading

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They still want to know what it means

Postmodern concern for plurality, diversity and tolerance have not led to a more stable and secure society. Instead, the postmodern era exchanged one misguided mood for another. Postmodernity was fueled by a shift from the human optimism of modernity (based on scientific certainty and technological progress), to a pessimistic mood of skepticism and uncertainty. Continue reading

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Understanding postmodernism

Exploring the underlying ways people think and especially the way they view truth and reality should be required preparation for ministry. Those who minister in western cultures have recently recognized some significant shifts in the way people view truth and reality. This shift has been identified as movement from a modern to a postmodern culture. Continue reading

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What does postmodern mean?

“Modernity was confident; postmodernity is anxious. Modernity had all the answers; postmodernity is full of questions. Modernity reveled in reason, science and human ability; postmodernity wallows (with apparent contentment or nihilistic angst) in mysticism, relativism, and the incapacity to know anything with certainty.” Continue reading

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