PANTWN hUMWN - final for me

Mark Wilson emory2002 at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 25 14:56:18 EDT 2000



Carl wrote:

>Have I really used that term of myself in on-list correspondence in >more 
>recent years?

Not that I am aware of. I thought this label was one you proudly wore. I 
certainly meant no disrepect. Know that! For example, when it comes to the 
Abortion issue, I proudly consider myself extremely Liberal.

Carl wrote again:

>While I am not averse to claiming it, I really think that the
>way we use such labels in list-correspondence is a way of dismissing >other 
>people's opinions without thinking very seriously about them.

I think we are all in agreement here, or at least I would hope.


Finally, IMHO, the Greek itself will not ultimately be the deciding factor 
in resolving this issue. The parts are simple enough, but putting them 
together is what "theology" is all about.

As Dr. Hoyel E. Bowman was fond of saying: You can provide support for any 
position.

To which I might add: What better way for God to reveal our hearts!


Anyway, I find Carl's position (on tongues) on the opposite side of 
credible, but I certainly have no disrepect for him. Ultimately, IMHO, a 
person's theology can not be detached from his or her volition... that 
includes me as well!

Like the guy who said he would give his right hand to be ambidextrous; I'd 
give my right hand to know what Carl knows about the Greek!

I must again take full responsibility! Please accept my apologies!

Thank you,

Mark Wilson



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