We Are Our Stories: Narrative Dimension of Human Identity and its Implications for Christian Faith Formation

Rolf A. Jacobson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2014

Issue: Identity and Community (Vol. 34, No 2, Spring, 2014)

Increasingly, representatives of diverse disciplines have come to a significant consensus about human identity. Each of us constructs and lives in a narrative that is, in fact, us. If this is the case, we will need an outside source to construct a narrative that is both good and true—one to which and in which we can give our lives. Such a story is given us in Holy Scripture and in the collective memory of the church.

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