Biblicism – Mere Orthodoxy | Christianity, Politics, and Culture


Is it achievable for 1 to know all there is to know about theology by just reading the Bible for themselves? Join Andrew, Alastair, and Derek as they deal with the notion of Biblicism and balance amongst isolated readings of scripture and implicit faith in church traditions.


Intro + the which means of biblicism [0:00 – 2:30]

The distinction amongst getting “biblical” and getting a “biblicist”  [2:30 – 6:00]

Variations amongst biblicism in the common and academic regions [6:00 – 9:25]

Alastair offers even far more examples of biblicism [9:25 – 12:35]

The distinction amongst what an individual like Martin Luther did with the Bible and what people mistakenly do right now [12:35 – 15:17]

The arrogance of getting anti-historical and the humility of orthodoxy [15:17 – 17:55]

Alastair drops a “bombshell” interpretation of the Bereans in Acts 17 [17:55 – 18:45]

What occurs when we disagree with historical interpretations of texts/doctrines [18:45 – 21:50]

How to deduce from the text and evaluate history [21:50 – 27:15]

Why a surface level reading of the text inhibits biblical which means + Conclusion [27:15 – 34:01]


Becoming Biblical&#x2122: When the Bible Becomes a Brand

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