The Theology Pugcast: Meaning in History

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The Theology Pugcast
The Theology Pugcast
The Theology Pugcast: Meaning in History
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This week the guys discuss how many contemporary views of history assume or draw upon aspects of Christian historical understanding, inadvertently borrowing its teleological character, even when they undermine other essential aspects of it. Christian faith altered conceptions of history and brought to the fore a notion of history as being meaningful and being directed towards culminating purposes.  Secular emancipatory views which see history as progressing toward justice, or utopia, are examples that the guys get into in this important discussion.