The Reformation introduced many rallying cries that started with the Latin word "sola," meaning "alone." "Sola Fide"--"by faith alone"--largely created the Lutheran Church, for instance. But the dominant American expression of Christianity, starting with the Puritans and continuing with evangelicalism, was largely kicked off by another "sola"--"Sola Scriptura," "by Scripture alone." It introduced both widespread Bible reading and also our current version of the culture wars. Tom and Dave tap into a broad faith conversation happening now about whether Sola Scriptura has run its course and whether Christians might find more promise in what some are calling "Solus Jesus."
Is Evangelicalism Fading? If So, Here's Why.
It started off so well.