Tag Archives: Solomon’s Porch

Genesis: Just a Bunch of Stories?

Tony Jones is a theologian-of-sorts who operates in residence at Solomon’s Porch, a “community” founded by Doug Pagitt located in Minneapolis, MN.  

This “community” clearly is part of the Emergent church movement, and Tony Jones is not shy at all about his encouragement on questioning the authority of Scripture and his affirmation of practicing homosexuals.

I ran across this disturbing observation by Tony Jones today:

And that’s a good summary of Genesis, in a nutshell: Some great stories that tell us a lot about the origins of our faith, and a bunch of places where we sure wish we had more details.

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My Conversation With Doug Pagitt

The following is the “transcript” of a conversation that I had back in November 2009 with Doug Pagitt of Solomon’s Porch in Minneapolis, MN. My responses to Pagitt are typed with links to the tweets themselves, but his are screen shots from Tweetdeck because shortly after our conversation he deleted all of his comments, so no online source exists.

@LawGrace You don’t have @jonestony on your heretics list… I wonder why 😉 (Online Source)

@pagitt I wonder why there is so much criticism… hmm… but thank you for your gracious comment. (Online Source)

@pagitt Would you mind sharing your thoughts on the authority of Scripture? Do you trust the biblical canon? (Online Source)

@pagitt I only ask because @jonestony calls it into question on his blog… calling the canon “too Pauline.” (Online Source)

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