"A WORLD ON CHANGE" RAYMOND WINLING. BY FABIÁN MASSA
As Professor Alberto Roldán says in the Prologue of the Anthology of Texts of Contemporary Theology of FIET: "Theology, as human thought about God, has never been given in a historical vacuum. There has always been a context that has determined it, has allowed its emergence or has forced it. "
One can not ignore reality, or rather, it should not be, firstly because the scenario of "Reality", that is, the whole Universe, is God's creation and even the main actors of "Reality" - we men - We were also created by Him and for Him. Professor Roldán affirms "Theology is in permanent dialogue with philosophy and, like this, it should also face" a criticism of the given. " It is what some contemporary theologians have tried, producing important works of reflection and study that need to be known firsthand. " This implies study, dedication and hunger to understand what God said and for what He said, for which a study of the Word in its broad context is necessary. Not taking into account reality in theology leads to a state of "disconnection", lack of frames of reference, thoughts about the Word lose in this way effectiveness, in the sense that can not apply to a reality that is ignored.
Taking into account the current reality is to be able to identify it with other realities exposed in the Word of God, and then see how to apply what God said to the present moment.
The negation of reality is a problem of most of today's churches, not only of the present reality, but they also choose to ignore the reality of the context of the biblical passages, in order to get them out of it and make them say what Never said ... And this is a source of bad doctrines, of evangelical folklore, and the root of the revival of "Magical Thinking" in the Church, where by the "Declaration" or "Decree" of the "Anointed One" things will happen (God would have to answer To the mandates of these "Man of God" -which are above God himself-regardless of whether or not the thing is within His Will) by definitively turning the "Churches" into pseudo-Christian sects with much magic, Music and little or no Truth in them.
Winling explains that World War II left the countries involved in great destruction and poverty. Winners and losers spent three years of hunger. Until the US helped strongly the reconstruction of Western Europe with the implementation of the Marshall Plan . Europe stood up relying on technology and science, working hard. People began to trust in effort, in science and in technology, feeling that in this way they would live better. They imposed themselves the ideal of rationality and scientific spirit, rejecting the idealization of the past: perfection is not sought in previous times; Perfection is considered as the logical result of a movement that obeys the law of progress.
With respect to tradition, they began to feel contempt, criticizing the structures defined by Christianity and inherited from the past as institutions, family.
At present, in Argentina, the mentality of the people who contribute to the productive system  generally follow the same line: An Olympic contempt for traditions and institutions (Church, family) where "solutions" will come from the Hand of science, technique and self-effort.