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From: John W Burgeson (burgytwo@juno.com)
Date: Mon Feb 25 2002 - 19:39:17 EST

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    Howard wrote: "Once we recognize these "fundamental doctrines of the
    faith" as "human best efforts" offered by historical communities of faith
    at varying times and in varying cultural, political and sociological
    circumstances... ."

    That states it pretty well. Almost every such doctrine is a human attempt
    to understand the mystery of God, and, as such, ought not be seized upon
    as "the last word" in one's theology.

    We know God only through metaphors, some better than others, but always
    "through a glass, darkly." But someday ... .

    John Burgeson (Burgy)

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