In the Nick of Time

by May 23, 2009ChurchLife, Piety0 comments

Kevin Bauder of Central Seminary is always worth hearing. And this blog hears him. It’s my firm desire that this blog never be what he describes in the last line of the following paragraph of this excellent, timely essay:

These young [fundamentalist] leaders are aware of the injustices of the past, and consequently they are very much on their guard against the imperfections of the present. When they perceive anything that looks like the old imperialism, they tend to react strongly. Given the availability of electronic communication, their reactions can be propagated widely and quickly. Sometimes, these reactions are poorly considered. Obsessed with issues and episodes, they run the risk of becoming as pugilistic as the very leaders to whom they object.

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