Category Archives: Evangelicalism

Tremper Longman – Confronting Old Testament Controversies

Note: A free copy of this book was sent to me by Baker Book Bloggers for purposes of review. It doesn’t take more than a few minutes with the Old Testament to discover that it comes from a cultural perspective … Continue reading

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You Will Be Assimilated?

Provoked by my current sermon series, Looking at Jesus, and reading Mark Noll and Bruce Hindmarsh’s  retrospective on the life and scholarship of W.R. Ward in Books and Culture, I’m spurred to think about the current status of evangelicalism in … Continue reading

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Global Faith Forum

Last week I attended the Global Faith Forum in Keller, Texas. As a United Methodist, I’m part of a tradition that loves dialogue. We tend to be universalists, if not in theory, then in our ethos and our practice. We … Continue reading

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Inerrancy and the Spiritual Formation of Younger Evangelicals

In his book by this title, Carlos R. Blovell argues that institutional commitments to a doctrine of biblical inerrancy like that found in the Evangelical Theological Society and the Evangelical Philosophical Society are not conducive to the spiritual formation of … Continue reading

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