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A

Interesting that an AOG boy like you scored so loe in the Charismatic/Pentecostal category. ;)

Darren

What can i say? The phrasing of the "spirit" questions were just too dogmatic to swallow. Now if they had an "Emergent pentecostal" category I'd be right up there.

A

I've seen a few blog posts here and there over the last year or so that have referenced the "fact" that the EC is "weak" when it comes to an expression of and theology of "charismatic" gifts, etc.

Just throwing that out there, not making a comment on it one what or the other.

A

You scored as Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan.

You are an evangelical in the Wesleyan tradition. You believe that God's grace enables you to choose to believe in him, even though you yourself are totally depraved. The gift of the Holy Spirit gives you assurance of your salvation, and he also enables you to live the life of obedience to which God has called us. You are influenced heavly by John Wesley and the Methodists.

Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan 86%

Neo orthodox 71%

Emergent/Postmodern 71%

Roman Catholic 61%

Charismatic/Pentecostal 43%

Reformed Evangelical 39%

Classical Liberal 36%

Modern Liberal 36%

Fundamentalist 32%

I think this is pretty accurate except that I think Roman Catholic should have scored a little higher and Reformed Evangelical a little lower.

Josh

I think it was my acknowledgement of the participation/influence of Mary and the Saints in the church that scored me as a Roman Catholic, despite my denying that the Pope is the head of the church on earth. I'm not Roman Catholic. However, I scored as 3% Fundamentalist. I won't argue with that assesment.

Did anyone else find the "Neo orthodox" category a bit odd? Whatever happened to plain old orthodox?

A

Josh,
"Neo-Orthodoxy" specifically refers to a very important school of theological thought from the early 2oth century which challenged the then prevalent liberalism in theology. The major proponent of the Neo-Orthodox School was Karl Barth, who remains a formidable and important theological voice to this day. P.T. Forsyth is also counted among the Neo-Orthodox, as was Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Comment space is to short to go into an explanation of what Neo-Orthodoxy is all about, but it's definitely worth some investigation and has valuable insights. A search on the term "neo-orthodoxy" should bring up several explanatory articles.

But maybe you knew all of that already. Anyway, peace to you....

D~

Josh, I prefer the quiz where my faith classificaiton was "Orthodox Quaker." I think my social justice concerns classified me as RC and Liberal.

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