No Information, No Gospel
I do not know a single person who claims that it is enough to only know about Christ. Every person I know who professes to be a Christian says that we must “believe in” the person identified by the doctrines We all agree that doctrine is not sufficient.
Preachers who presume to give us information about a difference between doctrine and person which they cannot explain. That “difference” can be deconstructed simply by pointing out that their difference is itself “information”.
So they have is a cheap rhetorical trick: they think if they say FIRST they have the person not the doctrine, then you don’t get to say that what they have is just as much doctrine as anybody else (or that their doctrine is wrong).
I do not hope to cure preachers of indulging in cheap rhetorical tricks. It is not sufficient to know about (and agree with) the…
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