5.77: The Displacement of Enchantment

Despite many leaving traditional churches, people remain spiritually curious and committed. Dr. Andy Root joins in this Pivot podcast episode.

People are still spiritually curious, passionate, and committed today even while many are leaving traditional churches. Watch this pivot podcast episode with Dr. Dwight Zscheile and Dr. Andy Root to dive deep into the intersection of Christian faith and our secular age.

In today’s pivot podcast episode, we are taking a deeper dive into the transformation or displacement of sacred impulses and rituals onto secular sources during this secular age. Listen to this whole episode to hear what insights Jean Jacque Rousseau, Lesslie Newbigin, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer can provide about how people are engaging in spiritual transformation apart from traditional sacred rituals and spiritual practices. People still want a mystical experience and to be part of a sacred journey. Discover your role as a spiritual leader in a secular age.

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Andy Root

Andrew Root is a sought-after speaker at conferences, colleges, and churches.  He is known for an engaging style that laces together stories, theological depth, and humor.  He has lectured and presented all over the world, including South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, and throughout Europe.

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  • Dwight Zscheile

    Dwight Zscheile is vice president of innovation and professor of congregational mission and leadership at Luther Seminary. His latest book is Leading Faithful Innovation: Following God into a Hopeful Future (with Michael Binder and Tessa Pinkstaff, Fortress Press, 2023).

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