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Here is a link to the article, “Would We Have Been Friends”: Piper/Keller contra Lewis/MacDonald” by Ron Dart.

The idea that people will know that we are Jesus’s disciples by the love we have for one another (John 13:5) is a challenging thought. Particularly in a context (such as this), where we disagree profoundly with what that person is saying. There is a natural tendency to confront them head on. What strikes me about both Lewis and MacDonald is the breadth of their reading. It seems to me they were able to distil the positive in disparate positions and make it their own without getting sidetracked into dispute. A book I’m reading talks about how we like to stay within our intellectual boxes (a limitation) but that our times of growth are when we are taken outside that box and have our safe view of the world challenged, letting fresh light into the dusty room.

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An excellent response to John Piper and Tim Keller’s recent controversial online comments about George MacDonald.

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