How God judges

We may now turn to the final component of our critique of traditionalism. We have looked at the entailments of implicit parent-child models of church authority, of the ‘de-relationalisation’ of biblical wisdom, and of the substitution of indoctrination for education. Now, we turn to consider the danger of grossly disproportionate responses to self-designated homosexuals. In... Continue Reading →

Labels as manipulation

Labelling as the Very Definition of Manipulation First, there is the clue of self-deceptive and manipulative ‘labelling’ of others. For example, if a congregation member writes a letter about an issue to the church leadership, and they are either ignored or labelled as ‘God’s awkward squad’, then an attitude of superiority has been assumed. If the... Continue Reading →

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