Why I don’t use the “Village Green” metaphor for evangelicalism

I've recently read several books by evangelical authors that at least touch on the question of what is "evangelicalism?" Too many of them are adopting Mike Horton's analogy or metaphor of a "village green." I don't like it and here I'll explain why. I hope this metaphor will not catch on and I'm even dismayed that it is catching on among people I greatly admire and consider fellow postconservative evangelicals.I must say before launching into my critique, however, that this is not a … [Read more...]


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