Carol Platt Liebau: An Emerging Historical Reality

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

An Emerging Historical Reality

Michael Gerson discusses what it means for world Christianity that the most dynamic form of the faith is now emanating from Africa.

As with any new phenomenon, there are positives and negatives. It should, at the very least, be a fascinating dynamic to watch liberals struggle with the forthright challenge to their condescending multiculturalist views, even as conservatives must acknowledge the fact that -- simply because the African Christians are confronting some of the worst excesses of western theological liberalism -- that doesn't mean that conservatives will necessarily share their theological emphasis or world view in other ways.


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