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Sat. Dec. 16, 2017

The 3 Ways Post-Evangelicals Relate to the Bible

Category: General
By: Paul Carter


The era of “Big Tent Evangelicalism” is over.

Like the super-continent Pangaea, evangelicalism has begun to fracture and to drift apart into smaller groupings that are travelling in very different directions.  David Gushee at RNS identifies two groups – the progressives and the conservatives.  Trevin Wax at The Gospel Coalition identifies three groups – the evangelicals, the moderates and the revisionists. While I’m not entirely sold on Wax’s terminology, I think he is correct in identifying three distinct groups emerging out of the old evangelical consensus. At root these three factions can be attributed to three very different approaches to the authority of Holy Scripture. Keep reading...


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