The Enigma of California: Some Theological Reflections

The Enigma of California: Some Theological Reflections
Type: Lecture
Part 8 of a 19 part series.
Topic: Culture
Organization: ETS National
Price: $3.00

 

Paraphrasing Saint Augustine a bit, the human heart is restless until it rest in the Lord.  But, California's ability to attract and encourage this sort of restlessness stands out in American culture.  Richard Mouw discusses some possible methods for approaching a Christian analysis on this unique region and culture of American.  There is common grace and much good to be found, as well as sinful rebellion; thus it most be remembered that much in this land is a perversion or corruption, not pure evil of being.  Mouw explores positive ways of engaging the California culture, as part of the Theological Engagment with California's Culture (TECC) Project.    

 

This lecture is also from the 2011 National Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society on the theme, “No Other Name.” The conference featured plenary speakers: Darrell Bock, Tim Tennant, and Kelly Kapic.

Richard J Mouw Richard J. Mouw has served as president of Fuller Theological Seminary since 1993, after having served the seminary for four years as provost and senior vice president. A philosopher, scholar, and author, Mouw joined the faculty of Fuller Theological Seminary as professor of Christian philosophy and ethics in 1985. Before coming to Fuller he served for 17 years as professor of philosophy at Calvin... read more