Fritz Guy

Fritz Guy, Ph.D., is a professor of theological studies at La Sierra University, Riverside, California.

How Secular Should Adventist Theology Be? (Part 2)

CONTEMPORARY secularism in North America is generally comfortable, satisfied, and confident. 1 This attitude, of course, is fundamentally mistaken. But the best response is not head-on contradiction or (even worse) condemnation. For that is inevitably regarded, not as good news, but as bad news, and nobody is naturally attracted to that. . .

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How "Secular" Should Adventist Theology Be?

SECULARISM comes in two varieties. The first kind is the more sophisticated, and we may call it intentional secularism. This is a deliberate, well-thought-out view of things that often takes the form of naturalistic humanism. In response to the question of the reality of God, it answers either "No" (atheism) or "You really can't tell for sure" (agnosticism). But this thoroughgoing, intentional secularism does not necessarily imply an obsessive pursuit of pleasure (hedonism) or possessions (materialism). . .

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Truth is something you are

As ministers, we should know that truth is not merely the message we are called to preach, truth is something we are called to be.

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The misunderstanding of the church

The misunderstanding is serious and costly, but not incurable; the remedy may best be accomplished by identifying and then living out the possibilities of the church as a fellowship, a community of faith and the Spirit.

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The misunderstanding of the church

This article first appeared in the August 1980 issue of Ministry. We are reprinting it because administrators, pastors, and laity need to take heed of its message.

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Women in Ministry: Biblical and Historical Perspectives

Women in Ministry consists of 20 chapters, which are organized in five sections, plus a prologue and an epilogue.

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