(Don’t expect the “Obfuscatory Asseveration o’ the Day” to be a daily thing.)
“The core of the Christian message is the proclamation of a tectonic shift in cosmic reality inaugurated by the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This proclamation radically relativizes all the empirical givens of this world, including all human institutions.” -Peter L. Berger
I don’t know about you, but I didn’t find those two sentences all that helpful in terms of helping me better understand the core of the Christian message. I think this is what happens when one spends too much time in academia.