The Institutional Church’s Existential Problem of Subjectivity

The Church’s one foundation is Jesus Christ, her Lord. So goes the old hymn. But, is that entirely true? Does the organized, hierarchical, religious institution, called “the Church,” have only one foundation? Many debate where tradition enters into that matter. Whereas this blog site previously has posted commentary on the Council of Nicaea and other …

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RADICAL CHRISTIANS & THE WORD OF GOD | Bruxy Cavey

We believe in the authoritative, inerrant, infallible Word of God – and his name is Jesus. This is [a series] of three blog posts on the authority, inerrancy, and application of the Word of God from an Anabaptist Christian perspective. Anabaptism is a 500 year old movement that primarily formed on the heels of the Protestant …

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Christianity vs. Biblicism – Brian Zahnd

While pretending to “take the Bible as it is,” the fundamentalist biblicist reads the Bible through thick lenses of cultural, linguistic, political, and theological assumptions—interpretive lenses they are unaware of wearing... Biblicism is an interpretative method that reads the Bible as a “flat text” where every verse is itself “the word of God” and carries …

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On Divine Inspiration, Inerrancy & Authority of Scripture

Regarding the inspiration, inerrancy and the authority of the Bible, Lamb's Harbinger (LH) takes a conservative-leaning, yet moderate view. A moderate view of the inspiration and authority of the Bible might say Divine Revelation is limited to only the redemptive concepts, special themes and overarching message present within the Bible. LH would rather say, “Special, …

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Nicaea: not Rome’s Authority

In his 2016 article, Evangelical Exodus: The Protestant seminary that produced dozens of Catholic converts, Paul Senz describes a happening that perhaps precipitated or maybe merely coincides with the more recent #Exvangelical and #EmptyThePews phenomena. From Personal Experience Having personally attended classes at Southern Evangelical Seminary in 2013, I feel as though I dodged a …

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