More on the Church and Postmodernism

If discussions about postmodernism and the church’s response/role therein gets your juices a flowin’, you’ll want to read a paper I recently wrote for a world religions class. The paper is called “Postmodernity and Faith: A Critical Moment for the Church.” You can read it here.

Here’s a teaser:

Few contemporary “buzz words” are used more often than “postmodernism.” The term is used to describe music, clothing, art, literature, philosophy, and a position of mind, but its implications and challenges for Christianity are staggering. In fact, if the church as a whole refuses to respond to the departure of the rationalistic, “just-the-facts-ma’am” Modern Era, it will die. The catch, however, is that it is going to have to die to its current paradigm and be resurrected in new and fresh forms if it will ever spiritually nurture the average American postmodernist. This paper will introduce some ways that this paradigm shift can take place, but a brief history and definition of postmodernism is necessary before advancing to the church’s answer….

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