Theology doesn’t have to be a bloodsport. It can be a civil and intellectually honest conversation.
However, much of the problem today is that Christians use different conversational styles when they argue theology.
So the disagreement is very often rooted in semantics rather than substance. For details, check out this blog series:
This series is excerpted from my book Revise Us Again. The book goes into more detail. Endnotes are included in the book as well.