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Quote of the Week: Alister McGrath, 2

Christianity is a strongly ethical faith. This does not, however, mean that Christianity is about a set of rules, in which Christians mechanically conform to a set of instructions. Rather, it is about a set of values which arises from being redeemed.

Alister E. McGrath, An Introduction to Christianity (Cambridge, Mass: Blackwell, 1997), xix–xx.

Examining Christian Disunity: Unifying Essentials, Part 1 (of 5)

I once heard a skeptic ask:

Why should I seriously consider Christian truth-claims when Christendom is so deeply divided?

There is some painful truth in this question. Christian disunity does, at times, hurt the church’s witness to a nonbelieving world (John 13:34–35). For the next several weeks I will offer five points in response to this important challenge. Here I’ll discuss the first point: unifying essentials. Continue reading