Saturday, 9 February 2008

Something about the often-used phrase, "do church"

Carl Trueman shares his thoughts on a current trend of using the phrase, "do church":
There is, however, another, more serious, problem I have with the phrase, "do church." This is the fact that it is the active voice that is used. Church, according to this linguistic phrase, is something we do. Thus, my concern is not simply that this phrase is not just another trendy clich̩ Рwe can all fall prey to such silliness Рbut that it represents defective theology.

Read the whole thing.

(HT: Between Two Worlds)

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