It is mistake to see the drift as theological liberalism.

The drift is maintaining a semblance of orthodoxy, while shaping it so that Christians pose no threat to the liberal, ruling class. It supports the ruling class where it can and denies Xian action that would threaten it
Every authorized political action either supports ruling class causes or denies action that threatens their causes and rule.

There is only exception: abortion. But that is under attack for not being “consistently pro-life”.
The two key terms here are “social justice” and “Christian nationalism.” The former is a preeminent Christian duty; the latter is the Great American Heresy.
Nowadays these two terms govern Christian political action, telling you what you can and cannot do.

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The confidence with which WSC graduates often make this claim makes me question the quality of the historical theology instruction that students received there.
The fact is that Reformed theologians on this matter were once far more nuanced than these people recognize.
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Not sure how one could teach historical theology and not believe it.
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Good example of the undistributed middle fallacy
Liberal humanism includes empathy for ethic groups.

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Therefore some of the Bible is liberal humanist.

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The obsession with “credibility” (overriding reasoned argument) is another sign that we live in a dark age.

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“confused by Christians who do not stand up for racial justice—or worse, promote fear of it.”

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Once we get this, we can understand ourselves and others rightly.
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