Monday, January 3, 2011

Of Rabbit Trails

It is possible, you know, that fascination with Modernity and how it is the bane of the Church has the potential to warp one's view of the Gospel. One may get the sense that the Gospel is that we can be saved from being Modern, that there is hope that we may return to our earlier, purer premodern selves, societies, worlds or what have you. (Which is to replace the "premodern era" with Eden - which isn't sufficiently eschatological to mirror the true Gospel anyway.) [We write to remember this.]