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Thabiti Anyabwile

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Date registered: August 6, 2010

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  1. Distinctive Christianity in a Nominal Christian Culture, Part 2: Preaching — April 30, 2007
  2. Distinctive Christianity in a Nominal Christian Culture, Part 1: Definitions — January 30, 2007
  3. The Peculiar Use of the Term “Gospel” Among African Americans — November 20, 2006

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Apr 30 2007

Distinctive Christianity in a Nominal Christian Culture, Part 2: Preaching

At its root, nominalism blurs vital distinctions. In particular, it blurs the line between the redeemed and the unredeemed life, the regenerate and the unregenerate. The wheat and the chaff grow up together and nominalism calls it all wheat without regard to the bud or the flower when it appears. Bonhoeffer captured this problem well: …

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Jan 30 2007

Distinctive Christianity in a Nominal Christian Culture, Part 1: Definitions

One question that occupies a lot of my attention is "How is Christianity to be distinctive in a culture where everyone assumes themselves to be Christian?" I’ve thought about this and discussed this for hours and hours over the last few years. This would often become the conversation at conferences, emails, and casual get-togethers with …

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Nov 20 2006

The Peculiar Use of the Term “Gospel” Among African Americans

Time Magazine’s September feature article, "Does God Want You Rich?" has me once again thinking about an issue that’s troubled me for a while. It’s the use of the term "Gospel." In particular, it’s the use of the term "Gospel" among African Americans My thoughts aren’t complete… but there is something incredibly peculiar about this …

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