Pop Goes Postmodernism

Wednesday, 30 May 2007

postmodernism...is little more than the result of the self-obsessed flower children of the revolutionary sixties now taking their place in the professional new middle class
An advertisement has appeared in a number of evangelical magazines for yet another Bible translation. Looking smart and sophisticated, a woman stares intently at the reader. The caption reads, "If you want to attract me, you'd better watch your language." The ad goes on to relate how busy this young professional is these days, so the Bible needs to be suitably tailored to her lifestyle. In many respects, this captures the mood of mission these days: unswerving devotion to the adage that the customer is king. Furthermore, this woman is treated as the definitive norm and ...

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