One could call the way of Jesus Christ, a counter-culture movement because in many ways it contrasts with what the world considers human advance or fulfilment. The opponents of Jesus who tried almost successfully to eliminate him and his disturbing message are similar to historical groups that today within and beyond the Church keep opposing the dynamism of Christ’s Gospel. The Gospel offers a way of living with universal possibilities of human advancement through radical love of God and neighbour. The opposition limits the ways and means to meet basic needs either by appropriating limited resources or by establishing systems of development that exclude greater well-being.Login to read more
The author is a Rural Pastor and has worked on educational and developmental projects in Adivasi areas.