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The Emerging Church Essay

  • Submitted by: jdejesus
  • on April 15, 2015
  • Category: Miscellaneous
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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY


The Theology of the Emerging Church:
Dangers of the Emerging Church


Submitted to Dr. L. Kitchens, in partial fulfillment
of the requirements for the completion of the course


SEMI 500
  Introduction to Seminary Studies


by

Joe De Jesus
October 24, 2014

Thesis Statement
The purpose of this paper is to first, delineate the dangers of the Emerging Church Movement and how detrimental this new kind of Christianity poses to the church at large. The research paper will be outlined with three main sections and two sub points for the first two main sections. The writer’s research paper on the Dangers of the Emerging Church will begin with a discussion on the nature and history of the Emerging Church. The Postmodern philosophy and the Re-defining of this new Christianity will be the focus of first section of the paper. Then, the writer will point out the main teachings of the Emerging Church proponents, which is the uncertainty of Scripture and the inability to know absolute truth.   The research paper will then conclude with a discussion of the dangers of the Emerging Church Movement.














Table of Contents
Introduction 4
The Nature and History of the Emerging Church 4
Postmodern Perspective 6
Re-defining Christianity 7
Teachings of the Emerging Church 7
Uncertainty of Scripture 9
Absolute Truth 9
Dangers of the Emerging Church 10
Truth v Experience 11
Relativeness of Sin 12
Conclusion 12
Bibliography 14










Introduction
Since the beginning of Church history, the Church has had to deal with controversy. The writer of this paper believes that sometimes controversy is necessary in order to develop a systematic belief system. Creeds were developed to address doctrinal issues. Most if not all creeds and confessions were written and debated to defend the truth of Scripture. In this paper the writer is attempting to provide a history on the...

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