I think maybe the better discussion, at least for the methoblogosphere, is whether the Methodist church has room for the diversity of viewpoints that exist in the world? I’m not sure that we can, but at the same time I think the alternative is narrowly defined ideological churches serving particular communities. I don’t think that serves the broader church either. It also doesn’t work, in my opinion, to just gloss over our very distinct theological and ideological differences.I think this is a very important question. Do we have the tools to handle our current level of theological diversity?
Are we stuck?
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Brian at The Faithful Skeptic seems to me to be very good at asking the right questions. I really like his most recent post. Here's a blurb from it: