Saving Words: A Theological Response to the Twentieth-Century Crisis of Language

Douglas John Hall

Article Type: Word and World Lecture Series

Publication Date: 1/1/2000

Issue: The Twentieth Century (Vol. 20, No 1, Winter, 2000)

Christian faith requires words, for words are fundamental to our humanity and to the Christian gospel. More, words have great power. Yet, in this age, words have been debased and robbed of their meaning. But we have no alternative. In all humility, Christians speak words to convey the word.

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