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Heretics that are Holier than You

Pharisees, Sadducees, Scribes, and Emergents: What Do They Have in Common? Lawlessness comes in two main forms: Legalism and Antinomianism. These two heresies are dealt with extensively in the New Testament, so my point in writing this article is not to delve deeply into those two forms of legalism. No, what I want to talk about is moral-superiority-complex of heretics… (more…)

The Origin of Postmodernism According to Scripture

The Word, Power, and the Marginalization of Others by the “Powers that Be” As I’ve tried to show in my other posts on Emergianity (i.e. the Emergent “Church” [Religion]), postmodern thought seeks to subvert orthodoxy in order to establish unorthodoxy. This is done by a deconstructive process, whereby language is stripped of any fixed meaning so that all meanings are… (more…)

Wrath Wins: Using Emergent Hermeneutic Principles

The Emergent hermeneutic is to read everything in scripture through the lens of only one of God’s attributes and that attribute is His love.  Great attribute, and I love the reality of God’s love.  However if you are unbalanced in your approach to scripture, you end up unbalanced in doctrine and you end up thinking eventually everybody is going to… (more…)

Atheistic Arguments: Attacks on the Character of God (Pt.2)

[Continued from Part 1] II. The Argument from Insufficient Evidence against the Existence of God Another way in which I sought to deny the God of Scripture was by claiming that there simply wasn’t enough evidence to prove His existence. My argument ran something like this: Major Premise: If an all good, all powerful, and all knowing God exists, then… (more…)

Truth vs. Pluralism

“Pluralism is desirable and tolerable only in those areas that are matters of taste rather than matters of truth.”- Mortimer Adler, Truth in Religion Just recently, a Southern California seminary affiliated with The United Methodist Church is opening its doors to Muslims and Jews and offering clerical training for those of other Abrahamic faiths. The Claremont School of Theology believes… (more…)

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