The theolog's survival pack
Why bother with theology?
- Dan Strange is lecturer in Culture, Religion, and Public Theology at Oak Hill College. Previously, he worked for UCCF alongside theology students. View all resources by Dan Strange
“If I use my intellectual capacities to make myself respectable to the world, as it is in revolution against the one who created it, then I have failed. It is equally true if I use my ignorance for the same purpose. I am to face the cross of Christ is every part of life and with my whole man. The cross of Christ is to be a reality to me not only once for all at my conversion, but all through life as a Christian.” (Francis Schaeffer)
As an introduction (and not just for the sake of cultural trendiness), I want to begin with a story, a
little tale about four different students: