Looking for Meaning in the Fourth World
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During 2003 a three-minute song by the rap group The Black Eyed Peas tapped into the zeitgeist of a post-9/11 world on the brink of war in Iraq. “Where is the Love?” expressed the ontological crises of twenty-first-century urbanism over a hip-hop beat:
The track’s plaintive questioning successfully expressed the existential uncertainty which lies at the heart of contemporary urban societies. In this chapter I will chart the challenges that such uncertainty presents for urban theologies in a post-religious urban century.