America seems to be trying to learn more about the ingredients of her melting pot. These efforts can be best understood by examining post-modernism. Post-modernism is especially important to breaking down stereotypes such as those that exist surrounding the black family.
Three kinds of Phenomena: See Carson, Anderson and Newbigin on Pluralism -note bibliography 1. This expresses the growing diversity in our culture and multiculturalism. This plurality is a measurable fact. It is the second largest black nation. Soon it will be the third largest Hispanic nation.
It has radically diverse smaller ethnic and racial communities. Diverse demographic statistics in American social fabric cf. Jon Butler, Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People Cambridge: WASPs will be a minority by ca.
There is a growing number of "fringe" groups. Pressures of secularization coexist with the marginalization of Christianity. Private decisions have replaced loyalty to denominational structures and inherited doctrinal bastions see esp.
Empirical pluralism cannot be seriously denied. This dimension of Pluralism entails approval or conscious commitment. Basic Books, ; see for critique, John D.
The Media and the intellectuals of the West cherish pluralism. The consequences are devastating on both society and the Church. Philosophical and Hermeneutical Pluralism: The only absolute truth is that there is no absolute truth. The new hermeneutic generated the stepchild, deconstructionism.
The essence of postmodernism is its denial of the existence of True Truth.Political Correctness and Postmodernism Don Closson If truth does not exist, all knowledge is mere opinion; all teaching becomes political in the sense that it . Multiculturalism and Postmodernism: Cultural Identity and the Limits of Postmodern Pluralism and Traditionalism in Canadian Schooling.
“Multiculturalism,” as policy in Canada, originates from liberalism and the defense of religious tolerance and minority rights. In the late s, multiculturalism in Canada emerges as a state response.
When Tolerance is No Virtue: Political Correctness, Multiculturalism & the Future of Truth & Justice. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, Written from a distinctively Christian perspective, this book analyzes the P.C. movement and offers a plan for how the body of Christ should respond.
“Openness” (without the restraint of reason) and “tolerance” that rejects all moral absolutes are the mandates of postmodern ideology. This thinking has dominated America’s “politically correct” universities for over a decade.
Moreover, postmodernism is gaining a clear and growing. To readers of American newspapers, however, particularly the Wall Street Journal editorial page, Fish is the symbol of how the left is wrecking American universities.
Fish’s sin, according to. Post Modernism Multiculturalism Tolerance and Political Correctness Post Modernism Multiculturalism, Tolerance, and Political Correctness In recent years, multiculturalism, tolerance and political correctness have been integrated into how .