April 15, 2008

fitch on the need for hauerwas

Fitch says it just 'tongue-in-cheek' but they're some of his best points (in my opinion):

- In Hauerwas, they would have someone who could teach Mark Driscoll a thing or two about inappropriate language.
- Embracing the HM would allow Emergent to p_ss off the protestant liberal churches equally as well as they already p_ss of the evangelical fundamentalists
- Lastly, the Emergent leaders, by embracing pacificism, could make their first definitive doctrinal position ever on anything, realizing that pacifism is not actually a doctrinal position but the epistemological (Christological) basis which makes possible an open never ending conversation in the first place. >>more

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