Tagged: postmodernity

Defining Postmodernity

If you’ve read past blog posts or continue to read future blog posts, I think you’ll quickly notice that contrasting modernity and postmodernity (as exemplified in the new title for the blog!) is a big thing for me.  Yet, as I’ve realized from reading comments, my understanding of these terms is not always the same […]

Postmodern anthropology and justification by faith

Modernity tended to have an optimistic view of humanity: It emphasized universal and reliable human reason, human goodness, and human perfectibility.  It also emphasized universality in its anthropology — according to modernity, humans have a common mental and moral make-up.  In such a context, questions of righteousness were relatively easy – if humans weren’t already […]