Volume 23, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2003
Darryl M. Trimiew
Jesus Changes Things
A Critical Evaluation of "Christ and Culture" from an African American Perspective
Christ and Culture remains a useful heuristic device for discerning and interpreting the process of struggle and change produced by the attempts of the church to minister to the world. It is also helpful for ecclesial self-evaluations. While its typologies are conceptually imperfect, they can be used, nevertheless, to disclose important changes in society and within denominations. These attributes can and do help to facilitate the African American church's ongoing liberation efforts and therefore, hopefully, the flourishing of African American communities.