Posts Tagged "H.Richard Niebuhr"

Reading and Writing Culture…

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

In  Everyday Theology, Kevin Vanhoozer (the key editor of this fine collection of essays) laments what he calls the Great Omission, which he suggests is the failure of Christians to read the signs of the times. He particularly reproaches our inability to read culture and to write culture, and calls on Christians to increase their ‘cultural literacy’, so that we can both engage appropriately with our time, and make our own distinct mark on the world (writing culture). The idea of  ‘writing culture’ caught my imagination, and I thought it worth exploring in this post...

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