Traditional and Modern

In the field of religion is there an inevitable clash between that which is traditional and that which is known as modern? In many ways in our society we run into conflicts between these two standpoints. Jesus was revolutionary in his approach to many practices of his day, and yet he said, "Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil." Matt. 5:17;

Today some young people may feel that anything that has been around for more than two years is out of date. And in the same manner of judgment, some elders may feel that anything that does not have fifty years of experience behind it is mere fancy and of a passing nature. How do we communicate between these two points of view?

October 22, 1966

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