The End of Apologetics: Christian Witness in a Postmodern Culture
The modern apologetic enterprise, according to Myron Penner, is no longer valid. It tends toward an unbiblical and unchristian form of Christian witness and does not have the ability to attest truthfully to Christ in our postmodern context. In fact,...
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The modern apologetic enterprise, according to Myron Penner, is no longer valid. It tends toward an unbiblical and unchristian form of Christian witness and does not have the ability to attest truthfully to Christ in our postmodern context. In fact, Christians need an entirely new way of conceiving the apologetic task.
This provocative text critiques modern apologetic efforts and offers a concept of faithful Christian witness that is characterized by love and grounded in God's revelation. Penner seeks to reorient the discussion of Christian belief, change a well-entrenched vocabulary that no longer works, and contextualize the enterprise of apologetics for a postmodern generation.
Myron Penner is professor of philosophy and theology at Prairie College and Graduate School in Alberta, Canada. He earned his Ph.D. from University of Edinburgh. Penner has also been a research fellow of the Hong Kierkegaard Library and director of the graduate program in philosophy of religion and religious studies at Liberty University. He lives in Three Hills, Alberta. A
- The Modern Apologetic Enterprise, According To Myron Penner, Is No Longer Valid. It Tends Toward An Unbiblical And Unchristian Form Of Christian Witness And Does Not Have The Ability To Attest Truthfully To Christ In Our Postmodern Context. In Fact, Christians Need An Entirely New Way Of Conceiving The Apologetic Task.<br> <br> This Provocative Text Critiques Modern Apologetic Efforts And Offers A Concept Of Faithful Christian Witness That Is Characterized By Love And Grounded In God's Revelation. Penner Seeks To Reorient The Discussion Of Christian Belief, Change A Well-entrenched Vocabulary That No Longer Works, And Contextualize The Enterprise Of Apologetics For A Postmodern Generation.