Evangelical lingo – Helpful polemics terms

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Downgrade

“Downgrade is a colloquial expression meant to convey a doctrinal dumbing-down or theological slide into apostasy. The term denotes a rapid decline in orthodoxy or the approval of heterodoxy that would not have been approved long before.”

J.D. Hall

http://polemicsreport.com/2016/09/29/polemics-terms-downgrade/

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Website orthodox

“‘Website Orthodox’ refers to a nefarious Bible-twister or false teacher having an orthodox statement of faith on their website, but ignoring it entirely in their body of work, sermons, books or teachings.”

J.D. Hall

http://polemicsreport.com/2016/10/04/polemics-terms-website-orthodox/

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Evangelical lingo – what’s in a name?

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vos

Image courtesy of Pulpit & Pen

This word was new to me. It’s a word that speaks volumes:

“Chrislebrities”

I came across it in a timely article by Jeff Maples at Pulpit & Pen. Go there to read this important and informative post.

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