Tropical Storm 'Brian' update

Not so long ago I gave warning of a storm gathering steam around Brian McLaren’s new book. Just a couple of updates and reviews for those interested. Justin Taylor links to this excellent and reasonable review by Scot McKnight in Christianity Today. McKnight offers praise and criticism but at the end of it questions how much orthodoxy is left writing, “Unfortunately, this book lacks the “generosity” of genuine orthodoxy and, frankly, I find little space in it for orthodoxy itself.”

At the same time to further evidence of the frustration I felt, McLaren has been in London at the Faithworks conference and has been saying some generally agreeable and sensible things such as, “We are not passive players conforming to the world but with transformed and renewed minds, we are agents of transformation.”

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