Tuesday, February 8, 2011

FW: What is the Heresy of Modernity?

Have you seen this enter the Church? Consider…


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Posted on: Tuesday, February 08, 2011 4:27 AM
Author: Paul T. McCain
Subject: What is the Heresy of Modernity?


A pervasive mindset so aptly described by J. I. Packer—namely, a belief that

the newer is the truer,
only what is recent is decent,
every shift of ground is a step forward,
and every latest word must be hailed as the last word on its subject.

—J. I. Packer, "Is Systematic Theology a Mirage? An Introductory Discussion," in Doing Theology in Today's World: Essays in Honor of Kenneth S. Kantzer, ed. John D. Woodbridge and Thomas Edward McComiskey (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 1991), 21. HT: Justin Taylor.

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