A New Kind of Christianity, Book Reviews, Church, Reading, Theology

A New Kind of Christianity – The Gospel Question

What is the gospel? This is a question that McLaren has been asking for as long as I have been reading his works. I will agree with McLaren that the gospel is not the bullet-pointed, systematic plan to get out of Hell that most evangelicals reduce it to. To McLaren, we need to figure out… Continue reading A New Kind of Christianity – The Gospel Question

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A New Kind of Christianity, Book Reviews, Reading, Theology

A New Kind of Christianity – The Narrative Question

What is the over-arching story of the Scriptures? In Western Christianity, it has long been contended that the story of the Scriptures is the story of redemption through Jesus. Brian McLaren taught this position for a long time. He generalizes the idea in a sort of diagram that I will not reproduce here, but essentially… Continue reading A New Kind of Christianity – The Narrative Question

A New Kind of Christianity, Book Reviews, Reading, Theology

A New Kind of Christianity, Introduction

I am quite certain that the next few posts will offend many an uber-Christian out there in cyberspace. If you are one such offended individual, I wish to extend an apology in advance. If you wish to comment and provide useful dialogue on the topic of this post, feel free; but if you wish to… Continue reading A New Kind of Christianity, Introduction