from William Willimon:
Do not attempt theology at home! Faithful Christian theology is a group activity. Our God is so wonderfully complex, dynamic, mysterious, and counter to who we expect God to be that you need help from your friends-- saints, past and present-- to think about the Trinity. As [John] Wesley said, Christianity is a "social religion"-- you can't do it alone.
The good news is that you don't have to come up with words about or words from God-- theology-- on your own. Wesleyan Christians are those who think about God along with the Wesleys and the church to which they gave birth. The theological revolution begun in eighteenth-century England has now spread to every corner of the globe.
Source: "Think Like a Wesleyan," Circuit Rider, Nov/Dec/Jan, 2014-2015.
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