“As the world becomes more and more resentful toward Israel, the view that the church takes the place of Israel, leaving Israel no prophetic significance (replacement theology), will become increasingly accepted within Christianity at large. Those who believe the Book of Revelation predicts an apocalyptic future will be considered a danger to society and the well-being of this new kingdom of God.”
Roger’s book, Faith Undone, tracks the harm done by the Emergent community, and he is describing one aspect of their theology that distorts reality.
The editors at Lighthouse Trails are also courageous enough to call it what it is:
“…a flood of Christian leaders are turning their backs on Israel merely by promoting the emerging/contemplative spirituality.” (www. lighthousetrailsresearch.com/blog/?tag=andy-stanley)
The mainline has always hated Israel. Now the evangelical world is joining them.
Contemplative spirituality, of course, is a hallmark of Emergent. This emphasis has infected every denomination in America, and the overthrow of orthodox Christianity in our beloved country is almost complete