Traditional vs Post Modern

Traditional Emphasis Post – Modern Emphasis

follow religious values which are considered inherently correct

facts, observation and logic

trust absolute truth

monotheism, other gods are forbidden

favors Newtonian view of the universe

emphasize creed or logical proposition

embrace the absolutist doctrine

sexual boundaries fixed by God

create your own values: society should grant as much right as possible

feelings, imagination, desire

dispute absolute truth – construct your own meaning

religious pluralism  & ecumenism – harmonious co-existence between adherents of different religions

favors an Einsteinian view of the universe

emphasize story, personal discovery, journey,

celebrates a diversity of post-modern spirituality

license to choose ones own sexual identity, Encyclopedia of Postmodernism

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