Jordan Peterson

Has Jordan Peterson stumbled on something vital for understanding the Gospel in a post-Christian world?

Has Jordan Peterson stumbled on something vital for understanding the Gospel in a post-Christian world?

Over this last year, I have come across an incredible thinker who has seemed to tap into a felt need through his Youtube channel.  Jordan Peterson is a clinical psychologist and teaches in Toronto, Canada.  He has gone from relative obscurity to a Youtube sensation with almost a million subscribers and is now making his way around the lecture circuit and podcast universe.  And, if you don't know who he is or have't listened to a lecture or two, then I think you are missing out! 

But what does a clinical psychologist and Youtube sensation have to say to the church?  And even more, what can he tell us as Christians who long to make the gospel make sense to a culture that is becoming more and more post-Christian?  Great question!

Becuase he is such a good thinker and has started to be asked in many interviews for his reflection on his rise in popularity, he has come up with a rather succinct explanation, and I agree.  In his lectures, interviews and talks he addresses three main topics:

But what does a clinical psychologist and Youtube sensation have to say to the church and for Christians who long to make the gospel make sense to a culture that is becoming more and more post-Christian?  Great question!

Becuase he is such a good thinker and has started to be asked in many interviews for him to reflect on his rise in popularity, he has come up with a rather succinct explanation, and I agree.  In his lectures, interviews and talks he addresses three main topics: