Deconstruction: The Term of the Day

Everyone seems to be talking about deconstructionism these days. Everyone. And especially Christians.

The book Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism from philosopher James K.A. Smith was very helpful in introducing postmodern (and, subsequently, deconstructionist) thought to me. To summarize Smith’s reflections on the writings of the father of desconstructionism himself, Jacques Derrida:

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Black History Month: William Seymour

Many will know that February is Black History Month in the US. There are countless Black people who have changed the landscape, not just of the US, but of the entire world.

Many may not know the name William Seymour. I would offer that over 600 million Christians worldwide, along with their current denomination and/or local church, exist because of Seymour’s work.

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