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Women's Class: Christian Worldview and the False Dichotomy Between Sacred and Secular (Pt.5)

April 21, 2019 Speaker: Danielle Lochan Series: Women's Class: Christian Worldview and the False Dichotomy between Sacred and Secular

Learning goals: (a) discuss how the Creation-Fall-Redemption grid informs our evangelism (b) trace the way dualism became secularized, producing the modern dichotomies between public and private, fact and value (Enlightenment, Romanticism, Darwinism) (c) investigate the fact/value dichotomy in the education system (and inherent contradictions) (d) analyze the effect of the two-story view on liberal theology (e) analyze the repercussions of the two-story view on our evangelism

Lecture Outline:

  1. Introduction: the “Secular Revolution”
  2. Aquinas (1225-1274)
  • Enlightenment (1685-1815)
  1. Romanticism (1770-1850)
  2. Darwinism
  3. The Fact/Value Dichotomy in Education
  • Effect on Our Evangelism
  • The Two-Story View and Liberal Theology
  1. Evangelism and Postmodernity