Berteologi bagi Agama di Zaman Post-Sekular

Abstrak: Prediksi tentang hilangnya agama seiring dengan proses modernisasi ternyata tidak benar. Agama-agama tetap hadir dan memiliki pengaruh yang signifikan dalam kehidupan bermasyarakat. Kenyataan ini memberikan tantangan tersendiri bagi teologi, setidak-tidaknya karena tiga hal. Pertama, kehadiran agama seringkali disertai dengan kecenderungan kuat untuk melihat relevansi agama hanya pada lingkup kehidupan privat seseorang dan mengabaikan implikasi sosial politis hidup beriman. Read more

Refleksi Teologi Modern Tentang Yesus Kristus Penyelamat

Abstract: If salvation is understood in the paradigm of deification, what usually becomes the focus of attention of the Jesus event is the incarnation. The divine became man so that human nature might become divine. But if salvation, on the other hand, is understood in the paradigm of satisfaction (satisfactio), the suffering and the death of Jesus on the cross becomes the focus of attention. Human beings are saved because Jesus—through his suffering and death on the cross—has become atonement for the sins of human beings. In the aforementioned paradigms, the rich meaning of Jesus’ life and ministry do not have sufficient place. Read more