Conserving the old vs welcoming the new

the Way?

Difficult issues series

Christians are often seen as conservative – about their beliefs, about politics and about ethics.

The old joke asks “How many christians does it take to change a light bulb?” And of course the answer is: “Change???”

So how do we know when to hold on to what we’ve got, and when to let go and embrace something new?

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About jamesbradfordpate

My name is James Pate. I study the History of Biblical Interpretation at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio, as part of its Ph.D. program. I have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting.
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