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Unfortunately, this is a huge question. So, I'll provide a generic overview answer from a few sources. First, here is the Wikipedia article describing Emerging churches (the Emergent Movement). It covers a lot of ground. A simpler overview of their principles can be found in Emerging Churches: Creating Christian Community in Postmodern Cultures by Eddie ...


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DeWaay, in The Emergent Church: Undefining Christianity, (on Amazon but in stock on CICstore) asserts that Emergents believe in a hopeful view that "the kingdom of God is emerging through the processes of history because God is the future, drawing everything into Himself" (DeWaay 11). See DeWaay's book for that case, but I think this is a fair assessment. ...


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"Liberal" Christians generally follow some of the traditional practices and morals of Christianity, but generally reject the notion of the inerrancy of Scripture. As a result, their beliefs can be very diverse. Their emphasis on doctrine is sometimes light, but sometimes very academic. "Emergent" Christians have adopted a "postmodern" mindset, seeking to ...



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