Why I Am Not Emergent at Addison Road:
2) ECM people don’t believe that the Bible has any value. The following quote comes from Brian McLaren’s book, The Last Word of the Temptation of Christ, and it serves as a kind of manifesto for the movement. In it, he states:
“I … book … bad for … reading … to … bible.” (pg 45-86, selected)
Could their position be any clearer? They hate the Bible! Without the firm foundation of biblical truth, is it any wonder that these people are casting about for other spiritual guides to fill the void? Until and unless the ECM returns to the Bible as the foundation of the Christian faith, I will never be emergent.
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3 thoughts on “Why I Am Not Emergent at Addison Road”
Haha, nice…at least gave me a chuckle this morning.
i also thought it was hilarious.
“selected” == LOL
McLaren’s book has inspired several New Year’s resolutions for me, which I’ve posted at http://thatisnotmyblog.blogspot.com. Now if I could only remember what I did with last year’s resolutions…