February 26, 2013

Rob Bell's Christ-likeness

Tim Suttle, Huffington Post

Rob Bell has another book coming out, the first since his bestseller "Love Wins" caused an evangelical uproar. Folks who haven't even read the book yet are already critiquing it based on the marketing material alone. Denny Burk recently called Bell a "heterodox theological liberal," and further claimed Bell is "no longer relevant to the larger evangelical theological conversation." Burk predicted Bell's book will be "greeted with a collective yawn," a thought which is sure to be news to the good folks at Harper One.

The book's not even out yet and the truth-police are ready to pounce. They'll be packing their usual protests: Bell's a liberal, heterodox, post-modern, weenie who wouldn't know the truth if it bit him in the... well, you know the drill -- more blood, more...

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