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Monday, 16 February 2015
Exclusion and Embrace (3)

Exclusion and Embrace: Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness and Reconciliation,
Miroslav Volf, Abingdon Press, 1996, page 20

Given the current rise and proliferation of "tribal" identities, Volf concludes the section with:

It may not be too much to claim that the future of our world will depend on how we deal with identity and difference. The issue is urgent. The ghettos and battlefields throughout the world - in the living rooms, in inner cities, or on the mountain ranges - testify indisputably to its importance.

My work, looking at continuing Jewish identity in the church, has the same sense of urgency. This is a work that needs doing, a problem that needs addressing.

Posted By Jonathan, 9:00am Comment Comments: 0