Doubt is not the opposite of faith; doubt is the opposite of gullibility. Doubt is not the opposite of faith but an element of faith. Until we examine what we have been taught, we are actually putting our faith in some other human authority or system, and we cannot grow in our faith until we determine whether what we have been taught is true.
From Jesus without Baggage
- Dealing with the Fear of Doubt and of Questioning Religious Beliefs We have been Taught
- Embracing Ambiguity in the Bible and Theology
- The False Power of Theological Certainty in Conservatism
- How Important are ‘Correct Beliefs’ to God?
From Pete Enns
- God is tender with our doubting
- Doubt: it’s not cool or hipster, but sacred
- Pastorally inadequate responses to a skeptic’s questions
- On children, the Bible, and trying a little honesty
- The Christian College and the Crisis of Faith–and why that might be a good thing
- Tolerance for ambiguity: a sign of Christian maturity
- Doubt and the Christian life–it’s unavoidable, biblical, and healthy
From Other Writers
- Doubt by David M Schell
- Coping with our faith crises by Evangelical Liberal
- I’ve got the answer… by Laced Up Lutheran
- How Evangelical Kids Can Get Their Faith Shaken on the First Day of University by Randall Rauser
- 5 Keys To Surviving A Christian Paradigm Shift by Ben Corey
- How I Lost My Salvation by Alex Camire
- Encouraging Children to Doubt by Ryan Stollar
- Parenting With Spiritual Baggage – 5 Tips by Amelia Richardson Dress
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