Stott on Mindless Christianity

God certainly abases the pride of men, but he does not despise the mind that he himself has made.

These three emphases – of many Catholics on ritual, radicals on social action, and Pentecostals on experience – are all to some extent symptoms of the same malady of anti-intellectualism. They are escape routes by which to avoid our God-given responsibility to use our minds Christianly.

I am not pleading for a dry, humorless, academic Christianity, but for a warm devotion set on fire by truth.

-John Stott, Your Mind Matters, 10, 11.

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About Michael R. Jones

Pastor and PhD candidate writing on Paul's theology of suffering.
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One Response to Stott on Mindless Christianity

  1. Michael Krzykalski says:

    Wow!

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