If you want to know why we have so much trouble communicating with this culture, read this article:
FTA: What does it mean to say that God is dead? The phrase unsettles, even menaces, and much of the antipathy directed at Death of God theology reflected a misunderstanding. The phrase was not a call to action. It announced a historical event. Something has happened in Western culture over the last three centuries, altering the conditions of human experience. Man has learned to understand the world and to order his life apart from God. God is dead in the way Latin is dead.