Archives for October 17, 2012

Thank God for heresy!

Long ago someone said that orthodoxy has heresy to thank for its existence. What he meant was that before there was heresy, as we generally think of that as "theological correctness" there was heresy. All the major tenets of Christian orthodoxy were carved out in response to false teachings among Christians.Now, however, the word heresy has become problematic in most circles, secular and Christian. So has orthodoxy. Like many good words and concepts these have been stretched to the breaking … [Read more...]