"The Great Emergence" by Phyllis Tickle

Phyllis Natalie Tickle lived from 1934-2015.  She was an American author, teacher, academic dean, and lecturer whose brilliant work focused on spirituality and religion.  She is well known as a leading voice in the emergence church movement and her book, The Great Emergence- How Christianity Is Changing and Why.

“The Great Emergence” by Phyllis Tickle 

Published on Oct 5, 2008

Phyllis Tickle talks about the findings in her book,“The Great Emergence”, where “every 500 years, give or take a decade or two, Western culture… goes through a time of enormous upheaval, a time in which essentially every part of it is reconfigured.” This phenomenon seems to yield a new, more vital form of Christianity.