Taylor, Steve John
Rev Dr Steve Taylor is Senior Lecturer, Department of Theology, Flinders University. He has research interests that include popular culture, indigenous Christology, ecclesiology and ethnography and post-colonial Christianity. He has written a monthly column reviewing film for Touchstone since 2006 and has blogged at http://www.emergentkiwi.org.nz since 2003.
The Complexity of Authenticity in Religious Innovation: “Alternative Worship” and Its Appropriation as “Fresh Expressions”ArticlesThe use of the term authenticity in the social science literature can be rather eclectic at best and unscrupulous at worst. (Vanini, 74)We live in an age of authenticity, according to Charles Taylor, an era which prizes the finding of one’s life “against the demands of external conformity” (67–68). Taylor’s argument is that, correctly...Read more