22 Apr '17, 12pm

Teologi utan hjärta är lika illa som teologi utan hjärna. Kan man få båda, tack. https://t.co/mseHIXSmuS

Teologi utan hjärta är lika illa som teologi utan hjärna. Kan man få båda, tack. https://t.co/mseHIXSmuS

Perhaps in reaction to the “scandal of the evangelical mind,” evangelicalism of late has developed a general distrust of emotion when it comes to theology. So long as an idea seems logical, so long as it fits consistently with the favored theological paradigm, it seems to matter not whether it is morally reprehensible at an intuitive level. I suspect this is why this new breed of rigid Calvinism that follows the “five points” to their most logical conclusion, without regard to the moral implications of them, has flourished in the past twenty years. (I heard a theology professor explain the other day that he had no problem whatsoever with God orchestrating evil acts to accomplish God’s will, for that is what is required for God to be fully sovereign! When asked if this does not make God something of a monster, he responded that it didn’t matter; God is God—end of story.) An...

Full article: https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/scandal-evangelical-heart

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