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Published by Brazos in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Myron B. Penner.
    ContributionsPenner, Myron B., 1968-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.P74 C47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3391723M
    ISBN 101587431084
    LC Control Number2005000260


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Penner's introduction, "Christianity and the Postmodern Turn," helpfully outlines postmodernism as more of an ethos than a philosophical school, a suspicion of universal explanations (particularly science), and an emphasis on language. The rest of the six contributors then display their (conflicting) /5(6).

In our post-Cold War, post-colonial, post-Christian world, Western culture is experiencing a dramatic shift. Correspondingly, says Myron Penner, recent philosophy has taken a postmodern turn in which traditional concepts of reality, truth, language, and knowledge have been radically altered, if not discarded/5.

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Overview. In our post-Cold War, post-colonial, post-Christian world, Western culture is experiencing a dramatic shift. Correspondingly, says Myron Penner, recent philosophy has taken a postmodern turn in which traditional concepts of reality, truth, language, and knowledge have been radically altered, if not discarded.

Here James : Penner's introduction, "Christianity and the Postmodern Turn," helpfully outlines postmodernism as more of an ethos than a philosophical school, a suspicion of universal explanations (particularly science), and an emphasis on language.

The rest of the. In our post-Cold War, post-colonial, post-Christian world, Western culture is experiencing a dramatic shift. Correspondingly, says Myron Penner, recent philosophy has taken a postmodern turn in which traditional concepts of reality, truth, language, and knowledge have been radically altered, if not : Ebook.

Here James K.A. Smith, John Franke, Merold Westphal, Kevin Vanhoozer, Douglas Geivett, and R. Scott Smith Christianity and the postmodern turn book to the question, "What perils and/or promises does the postmodern turn hold for the tasks of Christian thinkers?" Addressing topics such as the nature of rationality and biblical Christianity and the postmodern turn book, the relationship of language to reality, and the impact of postmodern concerns Author: R.

Scott Smith. Christianity Christianity and the postmodern turn book the Postmodern Turn: Six Views Paperback – July 1 by Myron Christianity and the postmodern turn book. Penner (Editor)5/5(1). Christianity and the Postmodern Turn: Six Views Paperback – 1 July by Myron B. Penner (Author)5/5(1). Penner's introduction, "Christianity and the Postmodern Turn," helpfully outlines postmodernism as more of an ethos than a philosophical school, a suspicion of universal explanations (particularly science), and an emphasis on language.5/5(1).

This book gathers experts from the fields of education, law, health care, sociology, politics, and literature to show how Christians can respond to postmodernism by resisting its undue influence, gleaning its insights, and learning to communicate with the new world all around us.

It isn't a book meant only for intellectuals, but for ordinary. In our post-Cold War, post-colonial, post-Christian world, Western culture is experiencing a dramatic shift. Correspondingly, says Myron Penner, recent philosophy has taken a postmodern turn in which traditional concepts of reality, truth, language, and knowledge have been radically altered, if not discarded.

"Christianity and the Postmodern Christianity and the postmodern turn book has special value due to its excellent balance of technical issues and clear explanations.

Any Christian who is engaging culture will already have encountered the issues this book explores and will probably. Christianity and the Postmodern Turn: Six Views - Ebook written by Myron B. Penner.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC. In our post-Cold War, post-colonial, post-Christian world, Western culture is experiencing a dramatic shift. Correspondingly, says Myron Penner, recent philosophy has taken a postmodern turn in which traditional concepts of reality, truth, language, and knowledge have been radically altered, if not discarded.

Christianity and the postmodern turn book James K.A. Smith, John Franke, Merold Westphal, Kevin. Book Review: Christianity and the Postmodern Turn: Six Views (ed. Myron B.

Penner). The book opens with an introductory chapter by Penner outlining the postmodern turn, which is best understood as the linguistic turn. In part one, each author writes an essay about his understanding of the postmodern turn and its relation to the Christian faith.

I like to make a distinction between different kinds of postmodernism. If ‘postmodernism’ is a denial of absolute truth, then nothing is more opposed to the truth of Christianity. If ‘postmodernism’ is just the understanding that there is for mankind no absolute access to absolute truth, then Christianity has always been ‘postmodern.’.

Answer: Post-modern Christianity is just as difficult to lock down in a concise definition as post-modernism itself. What started in the s in architecture as a reaction to modernist thought and style was soon adopted by the art and literary world in the s and s.

The Church didn’t really feel this effect until the s. Carl Raschke, author of the acclaimed The Next Reformation, answers such questions in GloboChrist. He explores the impact of globalization, postmodernism, and information technology on missions and evangelism, as well as the role that Christianity plays in Format: Ebook.

Dennis McCallum is senior pastor at Xenos Christian Fellowship, also in Columbus, and author of several books. They are coauthors of a new book, The Death of Truth (Bethany House), which assesses the advance of the postmodern outlook in society today. History. Postmodern theology emerged in the s and s when a handful of philosophers who took philosopher Martin Heidegger as a common point of departure began publishing influential books on theology.

Some of the more notable works of the era include Jean-Luc Marion's book God Without Being, Mark C. Taylor's book Erring, Charles Winquist's book. Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late 20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism, marking a departure from term has been more generally applied to describe a historical era said to follow after modernity and the tendencies of this era.

Postmodernism is generally defined by an attitude of skepticism. Groothius D. Truth Decay. Leicester: IVP, A great medium-weight book on truth and culture that's not too deep or too shallow. It deals well with secular authors, and has the best chapters I have yet read on Christianity, art and ethics in a postmodern world.

Carson D. The Gagging of God. Leicester: Apollos, Not for the fainthearted. Christianity & Postmodernism 7: Challenges and Opportunities By Caleb | Published Octo In some of my recent posts, I’ve been looking at the ideas of various postmodern thinkers – Lyotard, Foucault and Barthes – arguing that there’s more common ground than you might at first suspect between the Christianity and postmodernism.

For some, postmodernism refers to a renewed attention to "the other," "the marginalized." Many streams of postmodern thought are animated by the desire to do justice to the claims of those whom. In postmodernism, all religion, including Christianity, is reduced to the level of opinion.

Christianity asserts that it is unique and that it does matter what we believe. Sin exists, sin has consequences, and anyone ignoring those truths has to face those consequences, Christians Author: Jack Zavada. The postmodern person says that truth is understood in the context of one's culture and personal experience and these observations, in turn, dominate how the world is to be interpreted.

Instead of an objective absolute truth, i.e., God's revelation, the individual observes and accepts what he considers to be true and false based on his experiences.

Postmodern Philosophy and Christian Thought (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion), edited by Merold Westphal. Some years ago, the Modern-day Dictionary of Re­ceived Ideas described the term "postmodernism": "This word has no meaning.

Use it as often as possible." While there is a widespread sense that the age of modernity is passing or has. The postmodern movement is notoriously difficult to define.

Much has to do with your personality, generation, and traditions in which you have been educated. One can define postmodernism from a secular standpoint and be much more objective.

But in Christian circles, your definition will depend greatly on which side of the fence you tend to be. Christians, like others, rarely contain just one framework for living – in us are postmodernism, modernism and traditional or pre-modern elements.

(9) In this way we share the lack of integration, and fragmentation, that mark this period. "Ignore it" would be bad advice. It has something to say to Christian thought, especially in the radical criticism of philosophers like Derrida, Foucault and Lyotard.

Westphal's second image is the postmodern as "bogeyman." Here postmodern criticism becomes demonized as those atheistic, un-Biblical thinkers. A third article by R. Scott Smith and Jana Harmon, “That’s Just Your Interpretation: Truth and the ‘Emergent Christian’,” provides and excellent description and critique of a huge movement (but one often below the radar) called the Emerging Church Movement which capitulates Christianity to faulty postmodern beliefs.

This is what Myron Penner and others have referred to as “the postmodern turn”: postmodernism is a turn away from the certainty and optimism of modernism.

As Jean Francios Lyotard wrote: “Simplifying to the extreme, I define postmodern as incredulity toward metanarratives.” Postmodernism Critique - Answering the Postmodern Challenge.

His descriptive book The Emerging Church: Vintage Christianity for New Generations 17 includes practical principles of ministry within an innovative call to return to “vintage Christianity,” with suggestions on how to transition from old ways of doing church into a new kind of church in a postmodern culture.

equipped to take the full measure of what I am calling the postmodern condition. As Best and Kellner note, different accounts of the postmodern turn can be given by the various disciplines. Accordingly, in what follows I shall conduct a series of “reports” on the postmodern.

We live in an age of rapid change and movement. Faddish trends appear one day and promptly vanish into obsolescence the next.

Today, many discussions about postmodernism would likely fall into this category. Flooding the discussion with books and articles –either decrying or defending postmodernism– many authors have set their sights on continuing this furious.

GloboChrist: The Great Commission Takes a Postmodern Turn by Carl Raschke (Baker Academic; $) is spectacularly fluent in the whole postmodern field, written with blunt Lutheran instincts, sort of a Bonhoeffer meets Kierkegaard interacting with Philip Jenkins and Lamin Sanneh and maybe Vinoth Ramachandra.

He is remarkably fluent in Islamic. Authentic Christianity offers another idea—that the Lutheran tradition embodies a framework of Christianity that uniquely addresses the postmodern condition.

It does so not by being “emergent” or by making up a new approach to church or to the Christian life. Penner seeks to reorient the discussion of Christian belief, change a well-entrenched vocabulary that no longer works, and contextualize the enterprise of apologetics for a postmodern generation.

The End of Apologetics: Christian Witness in a Postmodern Context () by Myron Bradley Penner. The contributors to Christian Apologetics in the Postmodern World seek to pdf to an evangelical apologetic which maintains gospel purity and is relevant to the local church and postmodern culture (1 1).

This review summarizes the various traditional and new approaches (recommended in the book) that reject."Understanding Postmodernism is an important book that helps readers navigate between the extremes concerning truth: taking a completely neutral, unbiased, infallible God's-eye view of reality or stepping into the destructive quicksand of relativism.

In an age in which professing Christians are increasingly embracing postmodern assumptions. During the late twentieth century, postmodern philosophy picked up ebook Nietzsche left off. In ebook book, Against Method (; [ 2 ]), philosopher of science Paul Feyerabend argued that the progress of acquiring scientific knowledge is not governed by any useful and universal methodological rules, and summarized this “epistemological anarchy.