a Bosch quote for today

September 22, 2008

What is it that we have to communicate to Western “post-Christian” public? It seems to me that we must demonstrate the role that plausibility structures, or, rather, worldviews, play in people’s lives. This is best illustrated when people undergo a change in worldview, something we may describe, phenomenologically at least, as conversion. We hold our worldviews implicitly; that means we are often not consciously aware of them. However, when they change, we realize something of the grip they used to have on us.

David Bosch in Believing in the Future. Your thoughts?


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