Monday, December 03, 2007

Evangelicalism: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good

1. Gospel centred
2. Bible based
3. Historic orthodoxy
4. Mission minded
5. Practical Christianity

The Bad

1. Fragmented
2. Legalistic
3. Faddish
4. Traditionalist
5. Church lite

The Ugly

1. Censorious
2. Hyper-critical
3. Anti-intellectual
4. Culturally disengaged
5. Divisive


Steve Bishop said...

Nice one!
I would add 'dualism' as being bad and ugly.


Rachel said...

To bad/ugly I would also add pre-mil dispensationalism and the blending of Christianity and patriotism(in the US, anyway).

Exiled Preacher said...

Dualism, dispensationalism & "evangelical patriotism" are certainly bad n' ugly.

Martin Downes said...

An invented category?