John Stuart MillConstructive Disagreement and Intellectual Humility
[Often,] conflicting doctrines, instead of being one true and the other false, share the truth between them; and the nonconforming opinion is needed to supply the remainder of the truth, of which the received doctrine embodies only a part.
Let me take you on a journey of discovery, as “It is God’s privilege to conceal things and the king’s privilege to discover them.” Pro 25:2
Or as the Contemporary English version puts it: “God is praised for being mysterious; rulers are praised for explaining mysteries. “
And still, Jesus tells us that he is non-concealment. So let’s search, he will let us find.
Personally, I have gone on such a search for the last half a century. I have been on path, off path, and lately pioneering a path through uncharted territory. You can relive my journey to a degree, at least the last decade, as I grew from a traditional view of the Gospel into an integral multi-perspectival one.
I hope you enjoy the ride.
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