We now live in a world with no unified narrative, much like the Roman world in which the Christian narrative first appeared. . . .

What must we Christians do to narrate the world once again? I suggest two urgent commitments: (1) relearn the Christian narrative, and (2) break away from our accommodation to the culture.

-Robert E. Webber, Who Gets to Narrate the World? Contending for the Christian Story in an Age of Rivals


Reading through this quote, I was struck by the 2nd suggestion.  What does “break away from our accommodation to the culture” mean?  This has been an ongoing question for believers through out the centuries.  The Amish have one answer.  Another example is Rod Dreher who has been championing his Benedict Option…and there are a myriad of other options out there in the Christian world.  What do you think “breaking away” means?  Comment below and let’s see what conversation gets started…


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