August 21, 2006

I Disagree

It is possible to disagree with someone without misrepresenting or misunderstanding them. Unfortunately, we are too often in such a hurry to get our ideas out that we miss the opportunity to understand and learn from people we might disagree with. If we do not take the time to understand a person and their side we are merely creating straw men and an easy target.

It is hard work and time consuming to understand a person and their theology. We also have to recgnize our own theological biases in the discussion.

Just a thought after reading: Why is Wright Misrepresented and Misunderstood by so many of his Reformed Critics?

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