From: Alexanian, Moorad (email@example.com)
Date: Tue May 27 2003 - 22:06:58 EDT
In Romans 10:9, I see a necessary and sufficient condition to be a Christian. ”That if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.”
From: George Murphy [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tue 5/27/2003 7:34 PM
To: gordon brown
Cc: Debbie Mann; Asa
Subject: Re: On Tillich
gordon brown wrote:
> On Tue, 27 May 2003, Debbie Mann wrote:
> > ASA defines Christian as professing the Apostles' and Nicene Creeds.
> Assent to these creeds is a requirement for ASA membership. I don't think
> that is the same as making that the definition of Christian and requiring
> us to use it that way in this forum.
An important point. In developing the current ASA statement of faith we wanted
to make the organization open to a fairly broad range of Christians across the
ecumenical spectrum (while recognizing the historical reality that it will probably
remain predominantly Evangelical), but were not trying to state necessary and
sufficient conditions for faith to be Christian.
George L. Murphy
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