MR #32_ Modernity Sweeps Africa _ The Missiology Homepage

It is almost imperceptible but present in statements

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Unformatted text preview: not verbalized. It is almost imperceptible but present in statements such as: “We need education so that our children will have jobs,” “How can the church go forward if preachers are not trained?” and “We need to develop our country, and technology will enable us to do so.” Underneath many Christian movements is the desire for progress. These perspectives are not animistic or theistic but secular. Secularism as a worldview presupposes that humans are able to chart their own course through reason and human ingenuity with little reliance on God or spiritual realities. On the practical level secularists t...
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