The Pros And Cons Of Pre-Modernism And Christianity

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Looking back before I attended Campbellsville University, I noticed a shift in culture and the way people communicated specifically during the 1980’s. The mindset of the people were changing in the direction of exercising there liberty in what they believed was right for their lives. Although the 1960’s progressed, widespread social tensions developed concerning things such as women’s rights, traditional modes of authority, and differing interpretations of the American dream. As the era unfolded, new cultural forms and subculture which celebrated experimentation of different alternative lifestyles like the rise of the hippie and bands and film makers whose work became far less restricted by censorship.
I do not know if the world realized the freedom of self expression would fragment societies to a point where the communication level would change drastically. Every era or generations has pushed
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How did pre-modernism hurt Christianity.

I think back then what was most helpful to the Christian Gospel were some of the formats in the church assembly and sound faith in God. During the pre-modernism period they were dominant in the Western culture and distractions were controlled. Their primary epistemology was based upon revealed knowledge from authoritative sources. Pre-modernism believes in absolute truth and they believed this knowledge came through direct revelation from God. (Bible). In John 18:37 states, that Jesus came to testify the truth.
Due to moral concerns, many people that turn toward the postmodernism mindset will make American culture less morally centered, and more hostile to Christianity than it is now. Christianity has historically insisted of all absolutes as part of the ethical teaching and doctrinal absolutes as of its theology. The evangelistic concern with this stance wants to reach those who do not know Christ

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