Justo Gonzalez: The Story Of Christianity

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According to The author of “The story of Christianity” by Justo L. Gonzalez in his narrative of the future of shape of history. He agrees that history is complex with its ups and downs, its time of trials, and its times of glory. But as every history, it is an unfinished narrative, for us too, with our own confusion, our ups and downs, our time of trials and our time of glory are now becoming part of the story (Gonzalez. pg. 527-28). It is we who, from our own twenty-first century perspective, shape and interpret the entire story even as we retell it. The question that we must answer is what will the 21st Century and beyond look like? The writer supposes it will be from a global perspective. We can no longer write the history of Christianity as if it were culmination we’re our own particular expression of the faith. We must now look at Christianity from a global perspective and not from a colonialism perspective. Whatever our views about…show more content…
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