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Title: The Shaking of the Foundations - Again!
Subtitle: Culture and the Liberation of Theology
Author(s): GREY, Mary
Journal: Louvain Studies
Volume: 20 Issue: 4 Date: winter 1995
The relevance of Tillich's sermon is that we have witnessed, once again, the 'Shaking of the Foundations' - politically in the collapse of the communist regimes of Eastern Europe bringing the seemingly insoluble Balkan confict in its wake; socially, in the unprecendented movement of refugees from one continent to another, as well as within Europe itself; but more so, because we have woken up to the fact that this construction we call 'civilized society' is in fact a culture of violence.