Looking back, http://thehighcalling.org/video pulled a vintage video of Dr. Peter Berger on ABC Directions in 1978.


If I may say something to the same phrase, obviously this is alien to my own religious experience and heritage. I can’t connect with this very easily, but what I find very interesting and terribly appealing about the evangelicals, is that they emphasize the religious experience of individuals, experience which is real. And that’s terribly refreshing. And I think it’s particularly important in our situation, because our situation—the 20th Century, perhaps a little earlier than 20th Century, has been a crisis of external religious authorities. And inevitably people turn, unless they have nowhere to turn, they turn toward their own experience. And I find it very refreshing that there is this group for whom individual real religious experience is so central. I think we can all learn from that.

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