I am a Winner!

February 27th, 2008 / 3 Comments

I was recently selected as the winner of Jake Bouma’s Out of Context Theology Contest.

(applause.)

The contest awarded the funniest out of context quote from a Christian/theologian/philosopher. The winner (me!) received a copy of Tony Jones’s The New Christians.

You can see the winning quote, taken from Stanley Hauerwas (surprise!), at Jake Bouma’s blog.

Comments (3)

  1. Jake Bouma / February 27, 2008 / http://www.jakebouma.com

    Oh, Scott… it shouldn’t take a silly contest for you to know that you’re a winner!

  2. Aaron / February 28, 2008 / http://www.519music.com

    Congrats Scott!

    No one takes things out of context like you!!!! :)

    with much admiration,
    Aaron

  3. I think you won just because you swore, you bastard. Anyway, its a great quote, and I like to think it sums me up pretty well, not that I would put myself on Hauerwas’ level. But it does speak to the tension of hypocrisy that I see in myself pursuing a path of pacifism. Cheers

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