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How Theologians Can Address the Changing Cultural Landscape


Christians and, specifically, theologians are nowadays frequently considered irrelevant, unless they support a current secular mainstream. As public debates are often morally loaded, theologians are tempted to submit or self-surrender to secular and often quasi-religious claims. This talk examines the background of the current cultural landscape and the role theologians can play in bringing about a change that emphasizes the relevance of Christian faith. Changing the cultural landscape of whole nations and thus increasing the acceptance of Christian faith, requires intellectual, cultural, and social leadership rooted in biblical wisdom and courage.