Interview with… Thomas Oden
We're so bound up with the assumptions of modernity that it's very difficult to gain a foothold of historical awareness by which we could become critics of modern consciousness.
Dr. Thomas Oden, formerly a liberal theologian, came to classical Christianity by reading the ancient church fathers, particularly the Eastern divines. Now, he is one of the leading theologians of a growing movement for "postmodern orthodoxy." Professor of Theology and Ethics at Drew University in Madison, NJ, Dr. Oden is the author of such outstanding works as After Modernity…What?, and Requiem: A Lament in Three Movements.
MR: After the failed experiments of liberalism, both in theology and in politics, and the obsession with idealism, both on the left and ...