Progressive Christianity values the traditional sources of Christian wisdom and practice… though it may want to reshape or reinterpret them – Keith Rowe

“Progressive Christianity values the traditional sources of Christian wisdom and practice – Bible, church, sacraments, prayer, worship – though it may want to reshape or reinterpret them. Importantly, Progressive Christianity is committed to a vigorous and disciplined engagement with all areas of life and discovery.

So Progressive Christians are engaged in conversation with emerging truth unearthed through scientific discovery.  We welcome the picture opened up by those who have helped us to appreciate the evolutionary nature of our cosmos. There is no conflict between evolution and Biblical myths about creation.

They are answers to different questions. Progressive Christians seek to dwell in conversation with all areas of human living, allowing wisdom found among artists, scientists, philosophers, psychologists, other religions, social critics and economists to mingle with Biblical and theological wisdom.  Progressive Christians understand the Christian way to be a journey into truth and onto God…”

Read Keith Rowe’s article on what we mean by the term “Progressive Christianity”, how it differs from other expressions of Christian believing and why the term “progressive”.

It’s on the website of The Community of St Aidans, Northcote.

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