UM Insight--Perspectives

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Name: UM Insight--Perspectives
Date registered: March 28, 2012
URL: http://um-insight.net/perspectives/index.rss

Latest posts

  1. Perspectives: UMC Conflict and Global Mission — April 17, 2014
  2. Perspectives: Holy Week Doesn’t Have to Be About Atonement — April 17, 2014
  3. Perspectives: To The Schismatics: Put Up Or Shut Up — April 17, 2014
  4. Perspectives: The Church, Not the Bible, Determines Sin — April 16, 2014
  5. Perspectives: Review: Seeing Black and White in a Gray World — April 16, 2014

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Apr 17 2014

Perspectives: UMC Conflict and Global Mission

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/umc-conflict-and-global-mission/


Dr. Hendrik Pieterse of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary examines the role of The United Methodist Church's mission document, "Grace Upon Grace," in the midst of its current conflicts.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/04/umc-conflict-and-global-mission/

Apr 17 2014

Perspectives: Holy Week Doesn’t Have to Be About Atonement

Original post at http://um-insight.net/blogs/jeremy-smith/holy-week-doesn%27t-have-to-be-about-atonement/


Surprise! There's more than one theory of atonement in Christian theology, and that means there are different meanings to the significance of Holy Week, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/04/holy-week-doesnt-have-to-be-about-atonement-2/

Apr 17 2014

Perspectives: To The Schismatics: Put Up Or Shut Up

Original post at http://um-insight.net/blogs/geoffrey-kruse-safford/to-the-schismatics%3A-put-up-or-shut-up/


Geoffrey Kruse-Safford finds the current rumbles from conservatives about breaking apart The United Methodist Church over LGBT inclusion to be outworn threats that ignore reality.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/04/to-the-schismatics-put-up-or-shut-up/

Apr 16 2014

Perspectives: The Church, Not the Bible, Determines Sin

Original post at http://um-insight.net/blogs/jeremy-smith/the-church%2C-not-the-bible%2C-determines-sin/


In keeping with Jewish practice, Jesus conferred upon his disciples the power to "bind" and "loose" -- to interpret the application of scripture to life, which should encourage supports of LGBT inclusion, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/04/the-church-not-the-bible-determines-sin-2/

Apr 16 2014

Perspectives: Review: Seeing Black and White in a Gray World

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/review%3A-seeing-black-and-white-in-a-gray-world/


Asbury seminary professor Bill Arnold's new book offers a counterpoint to Adam Hamilton's "seeing gray" perspective, but Arnold frequently embraces gray when it suits, writes the Rev. Drew B. McIntyre in his review.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/04/review-seeing-black-and-white-in-a-gray-world/

Apr 14 2014

Perspectives: Why Dialogue Isn’t Working

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/tom-lambrecht%3A-why-dialogue-isn%27t-working/


The Rev. Thomas Lambrecht, executive vice president of the Good News evangelical caucus, explains why he and his companions think that further dialogue over sexuality issues in The United Methodist Church won't be worth the effort.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/04/why-dialogue-isnt-working-2/

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