Toward 2010: Wholistic Agendas for Theology and Ministry

Ted F. Peters

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1987

Issue: The Search for God (Vol. 7, No 2, Spring, 1987)

Arthur C. Clarke's two science fiction novels and movies, 2001: A Space Odyssey and its sequel 2010, mark off in our minds the first decade of the next millennium for considering the medium range future. The mysterious monolith which has tutored our race from its birth and now seeks our moral maturity is drawing us toward new possibilities. Science fiction writers are thinking about what may be coming. Should theologians do so as well? Yes, of course, but what should theologians be thinking about during the decade and a half before the new century? What should we anticipate, and how should we respond? What belongs on the theological agenda?

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