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E-mail Surely there is a way for people of goodwill who love God and have taken upon themselves the name of Christ to stand together for the cause of Christ and against the forces of sin. Friends, you know what I know—that there is in the modern world so much sin and moral decay affecting everyone, especially the young, and it seems to be getting worse by the day.
Surely there is a way for people of goodwill who love God and have taken upon themselves the name of Christ to stand together for the cause of Christ and against the forces of sin.
You serve and preach, teach and labor in that confidence, and so do I. And in doing so, I believe we can trust in the next verse from Romans as well: Theological Dialogue Evangelicals and Latter-day Saints have not always met on peaceful terms. From the time in the early 19th century when Joseph Smith came from his youthful revelatory epiphany and made his bold declaration regarding it, our exchanges have too often been anything but cordial.
And yet, strangely enough—and I cannot help but believe this to be a part of a divine orchestration of events in these troubled times—LDS and evangelical academics and church figures have been drawn together since the late s in what I think has become a provocative and constructive theological dialogue.
It has been an honest effort to understand and be understood, an endeavor to dispel myths and misrepresentations on both sides, a labor of love in which the participants have felt motivated by and moved upon with a quiet force deeper and more profound than a typical interfaith exchange. The first of those formal dialogues took place in the spring of at Brigham Young University.
As the dialogue began to take shape, it was apparent that the participants were searching for a paradigm of some sort, a model, a point of reference. Were these to be confrontations, arguments, debates? Were they to produce a winner and a loser?
Just how candid and earnest were they expected to be? Some of the Latter-day Saints wondered: In turn, some of the evangelicals wondered: Can a person be a New Testament Christian and yet not subscribe to later creeds that most of traditional Christianity adopted?
Before too long, those kinds of issues became part of the dialogue itself, and in the process, the tension began to dissipate. Like you, we have no desire to compromise our doctrinal distinctiveness or forfeit the beliefs that make us who we are.
We are eager, however, not to be misunderstood, not to be accused of beliefs we do not hold, and not to have our commitment to Christ and His gospel dismissed out of hand, to say nothing of being demonized in the process. We would be eager to join hands with our evangelical friends in a united Christian effort to strengthen families and marriages, to demand more morality in media, to provide humane relief effort in times of natural disasters, to address the ever-present plight of the poor, and to guarantee the freedom of religion that will allow all of us to speak out on matters of Christian conscience regarding the social issues of our time.
In this latter regard the day must never come that you or I or any other responsible cleric in this nation is forbidden to preach from his or her pulpit the doctrine one holds to be true. But in light of recent sociopolitical events and current legal challenges stemming from them, particularly regarding the sanctity of marriage, that day could come unless we act decisively in preventing it.Morality Dialogue--Eng(Spring) Topics: Religion, Thich Nhat Hanh, Daniel Berrigan Pages: 6 ( words) Published: November 17, E.
Andrus English 23 May Assignment 3: Morality Dialogue.
And your conscience determines your moral responses in difficult, tempting, and trying situations. Fasting helps your spirit to develop dominance over your physical appetites.
Fasting also increases your access to heaven’s help, as it intensifies your prayers. E. Andrus English 23 May Assignment 3: Morality Dialogue Introducing Theologist and college professor, Preston Jones; Naturalist, Bad Religion front man and professor of evolutionary biology, Greg Graffin; Jesuit Priest, Dan Berrigan; Buddhist monk and Zen master, Thich Nhat Hanh; and finally, myself, curious student and linguistic anthropology major, Edlynn Andrus as moderator.
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