Archives for October 18, 2010

Deconstructing "evangelicalism"

What is "deconstruction," anyway?  Well, I've been reading a lot about that and it turns out it's not at all what I had been told.  It's not "destruction" but rather has a positive agenda--to expose idols for what they are and help institutions and movements (etc.) improve themselves by becoming more open, more just and more flexible.A basic presupposition of deconstruction is that all ideologies are idols because they usurp the place of God (for Christian deconstructionists) and/or claim to b … [Read more...]