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Tags: dogma, inclusive, gospel, Jesus, postmodern, questions
Dogma. Catechism. Creed. These are modern words, each evoking suspicion in the postmodern mind.
Disdain postmodernism if you will. Argue about its philosophical merit or moral implications. But in the parlance of my profession, it is an undisputed fact that young people, Generation X-ers and younger, view the world through postmodern eyes.
This is an excerpt from an essay in Renew 52: 50+ Ideas to Revitalize Your Congregation from Leaders under 50. Download the e-book for free.
Amy Reeder Worley is a writer, lawyer, wife, mother of two, and sometimes Presbyterian adult Sunday school teacher in a vibrant, mainline, PC-USA congregation in Raleigh, North Carolina. Amy contributed to the second book in the Chalice Press “Banned Questions” series, Banned Questions about Jesus, edited by Christian Piatt. She writes a blog called Honest Conversations that won a 2011 BlogHer Voice of the Year Award. Amy spends her free time (between 4 and 5 a.m.) working on a novel pres
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