Thinkers: God As A Postmodern

RADICAL ORTHODOXY

Christian faith has long endured the chipping away at authority that is the hallmark of modern academia. But church and campus have never seemed as estranged as they have since the advent of postmodernism, the notion that there is no universal truth, merely competing "narratives" jockeying eternally for supremacy. That is, until 1990, when a young British professor named John Milbank pioneered what The Chronicle of Higher Education has suggested may be the "biggest development in theology since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door."

Milbank opted to cite (if not love) his enemy. By exposing the...

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