The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Catholics Part 2: Ecumenical Evangelical Catholics

This is the fifth of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first, second, third and fourth can be found here, here, here and here.    Introduction We continue our journey across the wide expanse of the Evangelical country. We began in the Classical region by exploring two tribes that inhabit the land … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Catholics Part 1: Confessional Evangelical Catholics

This is the fourth of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first, second and third can be found here, here, and here. Introduction In the last two articles, we explored the ancestral home of Evangelical theology: the Classical Region. But now we shift our attention, following the tribes who have travelled … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Classicists, Part Two: Classical Postconservative Evangelicals

This is the third of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first and second can be found here and here. Introduction In the last article, we began to explore the ancestral home of most Evangelical theology: the Classical region. This had been dominated by one tribe, Classical Conservative Evangelicals (CCE), which … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: The Classicists, Part One: Classical Conservative Evangelicals

This is the second of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first can be found here. The Classical Region We begin our journey across the landscape of the Evangelical country in the ancestral homeland of most Evangelical theologians: Classical Evangelical theology. This theological movement began as a young rebellious group within … Continue Reading

The Regions and Tribes of Evangelical Theology: Introduction

This is the first of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology Evangelicalism has always been a country of competing tribes. Even in the 18th Century revival, the clash between Calvinists and Arminians – made personal in the interactions between Whitfield and Wesley – was enough to cause a split. 19th Century Wesleyan … Continue Reading

Evangelical and Affirming?: A Conversation with Three Davids

A short version (including links to the more detailed discussions) of a dialogue with “affirming evangelicals” David Gillett, David Atkinson and David Runcorn arguing that they present three distinct (and at time incompatible) approaches in their support of same-sex unions or marriage. Their arguments open up a range of wider questions that, if wrestled with, might encourage us all to think in fresh ways, help to clarify the nature and significance of disagreements, and even lead to greater understanding, respect and perhaps greater consensus emerging.