A Journal for The Contemporary Church

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Is the Christian Story big enough to capture the modern imagination?


In today’s Ireland we live in a culture where a child will probably grow to lose whatever Christian faith was imparted to it by older generations. Somehow the story of Jesus, and the whole biblical perspective around him, are no longer what they were for older generations: a picture of reality, a world view on which to build their lives. “It is now seen as archaic to hold Catholic values among the student body.” These are the words of one teacher who voiced concern during a survey on bullying in Irish schools

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