Two (make that three) mistakes fundamentalists make

Mistake #1: Failing to distinguish between an interpretation of their sacred text and the text, itself. Mistake #2: Giving undue authority to their particular interpretation of that text. These lead naturally to… Mistake #3: Defending that interpretation at all costs, b/c what they really think they are defending is the text, itself. This leads me [Read More...]

Guest Post: A Christological Perspective on the Wesleyan Quadrilateral

I’ve spent a fair bit of time on this blog talking about belief formation, particularly within the framework of the Wesleyan Quadrilateral, which outlines four different potential sources of theological conclusions–Scripture, Tradition, Reason and Experience. In a recent email exchange, Michael Hardin, author of The Jesus Driven Life and co-founder of Preaching Peace, offered a [Read More...]