User:Exfilia

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Emblem-scales.svg Perspective: this resource is written with the following perspective: Post-evangelical Christianity, which incorporates a litero-normal perspective.
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My personal page contains an outline of the work I plan to undertake, which is nothing less than a study of the whole of Christian Theology from an Emergent perspective--the POV of those who think we've lost the charity by overemphasizing the law. Yes, certain acts are wrong. Yes, the Bible condemns them. But Romans 3:23 says "...all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God" and in Mark 2:17, Christ tells us "They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

As I amass a significant amount of material, I'll move it to the appropriate parts of Wikiversity. If you've stumbled on this page, feel free to peruse, but don't blame me for the unfinished state of things.

What belongs in a long-term study about Emergent Fundamentalist Christian Theology?[edit]

Oh, the pretension in that title!

  • An examination of the Bible using the King James Version because it's ubiquitous and out of copyright.
I believe the Bible is literally true. I don't necessarily believe humans understand it perfectly. I believe that where the Bible conflicts with objective fact, humans have misunderstood one or the other.
User:Exfilia/What the Bible Says
  • An examination of the history of Christianity, from the second chapter of Acts until I typed the last character.
The good, the bad, the ugly, and all the rest of us who fall somewhere in between
Topic:Historical Christian theology
  • Careful reading of prominent theologians, past and present
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Category:Christianity
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Christianity
  • An examination of religious practice
Topic:Practical Christian Theology
  • A study of the original languages of the texts
Greek
Hebrew
  • A study of the languages of the commentaries
It help the plan that I know two and can limp along in the third of these
Latin
German
French
  • General Resources
WikiChristian uses CC-BY-SA but seems independent of other wikis. Investigating further.
Athena indexes online texts, though the copyright status of each text would have to be determined.
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook with links to Medieval, Modern and cultural sourcebooks

What Has Already Been Done?[edit]

  • An examination of the Bible.
Looks like there's already studies of Genesis and Mark. Well, parts of them. Looks also like this place has a standard about "Litero-Normal Interpretation," which probably won't be much of a problem, and that they use a different version of the Bible that I had planned to use. This might be a good place for me to jump in.
  • History of Christianity
A time-line of Christianity and Judaism
Timeline from Reformation Handout
looks like the topic page also functions as a dictionary or brief encyclopedia
History of Christianity on WikiPedia has enough information to lay out a study guide, I think

NB I have expertise in drafting, sewing, cooking and several foreign languages, and may presume to edit pages in those fields from time to time.