The Church in a Pluralist Society
"It is obvious that the story of the empty tomb cannot be fitted into our contemporary worldview, or indeed into any worldview except one of which it is the starting point." (1)
This is one truth that British theologian and missionary Lesslie Newbigin (1909-98) emphasized in many ways. The statement might well be called the main point of his life and teaching.
His story goes like this. One Christmas, while Newbigin was serving his long tenure as a missionary in India, he noticed the ...