Analytic Philosophy plus Theology makes for an interesting conversation. Dare we call this new field Analytic Theology? We do.
In fact, those who propound a philosophy of Religion have been using this term since it was coined, most likely by Mike Rea of the Analytic Theology Project, run by the University of Notre Dame.
In May 2011, the head of external relations for the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church, stated that Orthodox and Evangelical Christians share the same positions on such issues as “family and marriage” and desires “vigorous grassroots engagement” between the two Christian communions.
Theologically conservative bridging with theologically evangelical.
Persons: Dan Kimball, Donald Miller, and Rob Bell/ Neil Cole, Michael Frost and Alan Hirsch
We want to be a congregation of individual congregations. We would like to claim apostolic “succession”, meaning that we derive authority from a direct line consecrated by the original apostles. The continuity of our doctrinal learning and education claims adherence to the Order of St. Benedict, or the Benedictine monks as a congregation of individual congregations.
We would also like to graft into the olive tree a wild branch of the Orthodox Russian church. We would express the proper functions and sacramental status of a bishop. We are a group of semi-wandering bishops, similar to the episcopi vagantes.
In actuality, we are in charge of caring for lost lambs in distant realms, where it is seen that the sheep-fold contains much larger, neighboring sheepfolds not of this pasture. (John 10:16)
We want to provide boat cruises, dinners, BBQs, movie nights, and online bible studies with our followers.
Tearing down strongholds in the name of the Lord. We are on a path of righteous movement toward the goal.
When a Prosbyterian (pros, Greek, “advantageous for”) branch of New Lite Calvin-ists cross-pollenate with Baptising Luther-ans. . . a version of the simply emerging church.