Whereas previous generations had seen the Bible as the last word sensible authority for the Christian, Liberalism made authority wholly subjective based mostly on individual spiritual experience. Ultimate authority was not to be found in any external source, Bible, Church, or custom, but on the individual’s purpose, conscience and intuition. The rest of the New Testament falls sufferer to changing the main target of the gospel from the faith of Jesus to a faith about Jesus. Liberal Protestantism rediscovered the humanity of Christ, a reality that had been in follow ignored in previous generations. But, Liberalism went beyond a rediscovery of Christ’s humanity to a denial of his ontological deity.
Wilson exercised restraint due to American public opposition, his own personal values, unified Mexican hostility and the army losses incurred in the preventing. International opinion also appears to have influenced Wilson’s thinking as anti-Americanism started to brush by way of … Read More