Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Buddy Jesus & Bible Jesus


Here's a nice post that provides two versions of the Gospel. One is driven by American culture, the other by the Bible. Not saying there aren't other gospels promoted, but these two gospels don't stand side by side very well: http://theresurgence.com/jesus_the_investment_banker. You may not like either version, but I dare say you can't like both.

2 comments:

Adam said...

I don't like both.

Burly said...

Adam ...
There are a number of reasons to dislike both options. I'm sure you are being honest in saying you don't like both. I sometimes like the "buddy" option because it's self-serving. I sometimes dislike option presented at the resurgence because it is not comfortable. In any case, I have to decide whether or not like or dislike is the criteria on which I will deem either gospel to be false or true. I've made my decision. Now for living it out ...