Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Revisited Quotes 4

'Liberal' no more determines that a person is not really Christian than 'evangelical' guarantees that somebody is a genuine Christian.

Dave Tomlinson, The Post Evangelical, 1995

1 comment:

sally said...

The meaning of liberal would be 'open or flexible' and evangelical,'holding to definate priciples, or 'closed to openness'.

Think about this analogy, 'If a window is stuck open it is as useless as if it is stuck shut'.
(Alan Jamison)

Sensitivity to the wind of the Holy Spirit will inform us when we are too hot or too cold.

But I suspect this all depends on how you interpret the word Christian in the first place!!