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With you is my contention O Priest. Hosea 4 My people perish for lack of knowledge Idolatry The role of the religious authority –To enable life The church.

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1 With you is my contention O Priest

2 Hosea 4

3 My people perish for lack of knowledge Idolatry The role of the religious authority –To enable life The church has manifestly failed Theological renewal is required Overcoming priestly idolatries

4 Control The castle and the sun Control is always driven by fear = a lack of faith Wood in a vice The Spanish Inquisition

5 Ego Luther: Prophecy has costs Ego confused with conscience Protestantism has become self- indulgence I am the master of my world = I worship the world The 10,000 things

6 Erastianism Christendom The church under the control of the state Be subject to the higher powers –Eg civic service! Selling out souls for a quiet life Bush: the US is the light shining in the world

7 Academy Theology is not an academic subject Swallowing the agenda of modernism The worship of science (method) Includes fundamentalism as best example Drives liberalism

8 Worldliness 1 Bread and circuses

9 Worldliness 2 Sex

10 Worldliness 3 Multiculturalism Being nice

11 Rampant heresies Donatism = pure church

12 Rampant heresies 2 Docetism Allows for a quieter life

13 Rampant heresies 3 Dispensationalism the doctrines of men dont take them out of the world

14 The shape of wrath Numbers Finance Scandal

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16 Are none exempt?

17 Where do we go from here? Read scripture –Not just little pieces Listen to the fathers Open your eyes to the world (this is very traditional Anglicanism)

18 Living in the Kingdom And what does the Lord require of you? –To do justice –To love kindness –To walk humbly before your God A community saturated with God

19 Concentrate on Christ This is the new covenant… A people without understanding shall come to ruin


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