Making Culture by Doing Good

Christians and Culture Humans are cultural beings. Throughout history, humans have excelled at making and changing the tapestry of their cultures. Cultures are dynamic and constantly shifting with the changing of authorities – not only shifting governmental authorities, but also shifting ideological authorities in the academy, in art districts, and in religious structures. Religion is primarily concerned with meaning. Meaning shapes the values in a society and ascribed values guide the direction of society. These values can be good or bad; they can be rooted in objective morality or subjective preferences. Christianity has been a vital institution for promoting values that