>If I may reflect back on a point I borrow from Dietrich
>Bonhoeffer on this....
>Throughout the ages, many have had a cross that waited
>for them, and some obeyed the call to that Freedom and
>Grace. From the ashes of their suffering comes a little
>(often) black book that contains 66 chapters of what they
>came to understand of the ultimate Truth. It is our job
>in this generation, to examine their understanding, find
>what is "inspired" of these great writings, and re-discover
>for ourselves that same road to Freedom and Grace anew in
>obedience. Hence, "only he who believes is obedient, and
>only he who is obedient believes".
Wayne, I am partially disturbed by the sound of the first part of your quote. Does this accurately reflect Bonhoeffer's view of scripture - that is CONTAINS inspired truth that we must identify for ourselves. The evalgelical position is usually that "those 66 chapters" are COMPLETELY inspired. Was you entire quotation directly from Bonhoeffer ? Could you direct me to a specific location (I assume from drew from "Cost of Discipleship")
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