Again and Again One of the adventures of being a pastor and theologian is the messages one receives from those in need of guidance. Whether it be online or in person, doctrinal and life questions are not foreign for those in ministerial work. This explains why I became interested in learning more about and eventually writing on the subject of deconstruction. I began … [Read more...] about Deconstruction . . . Reinventing The Faith
A Major Part of The Movement Over the course of this year, I have continually written about the deconstruction movement by detailing the overall dangers and concerns I see present within what it is seeking to advance. A particular aspect of this movement that I have yet to address is the concept of coaches and guides who seek to “aid” individuals as they go through the … [Read more...] about Examining Deconstruction Guides and Coaches
Deconstructionists and Inerrancy In the last post, we began a series on Deconstruction and biblical inerrancy by first outlining some basic points regarding the doctrine of inerrancy. Today, we are going to transition into demonstrating specific errors on the part of many promoting the deconstructionist movement on this particular issue. David Gushee, a proponent of the … [Read more...] about Deconstructionists and Biblical Inerrancy: Engaging Deconstruction
Understanding Inerrancy One of the most troubling aspects of the deconstruction movement is the view they are espousing regarding biblical inerrancy. I need to be clear in asserting the reality that simply because someone mentions deconstruction does not mean they would deny the inerrancy of God’s Word. However, as we look at this movement as a whole, we begin to see some … [Read more...] about Deconstruction and Biblical Inerrancy: Understanding Inerrancy
The Telos of Deconstruction One of the main issues to consider whenever we are examining a movement such as deconstruction is to answer the question what is the telos or purpose it is trying to achieve? In order to obtain that comprehension, we need to look at the origins of a movement and analyze it in terms of what it definitionally says it seeks to do in the world. We … [Read more...] about What is The Purpose of Deconstruction?