Our latest post comes from Scott Hahn and the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology!
A lot of people are asking the question, what is the New Evangelization? What’s so new about it?
Well, this is where we need to make a distinction.
The church distinguishes between primary evangelization, where you share the good news with those who have never encountered Jesus Christ before. That’s been going on for 20 centuries.
Then secondary evangelization is precisely what is meant by the New Evangelization and that is where you’re re-evangelizing the de-Christianized, where you’re targeting the people who live in formerly Christian lands, and formerly Catholic countries, and sharing with them a faith that has been nearly lost.
Now, when you take a step back, you realize how much time went into this, and how much planning.