I'm sure that John Wesley would be most interested in the results of the following quiz
| You scored as Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan. You are an evangelical in the Wesleyan tradition. You believe that God's grace enables you to choose to believe in him, even though you yourself are totally depraved. The gift of the Holy Spirit gives you assurance of your salvation, and he also enables you to live the life of obedience to which God has called us. You are influenced heavly by John Wesley and the Methodists.|
What's your theological worldview?
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Who knew that Wesleyan Methodism and Catholicism were so completely overlapping. I can believe 100% of both apparently without conflict. Somehow, that strikes me as a bit odd--but given me and my usual state of mind, hardly unlikely. I was sorted out by the last question which gave a "trilemma" of which is these statements is most accurate: (1) It is right to Baptize Infants; (2) The theology of Karl Barth is hugely important; (3) God's grace enables us to respond to Him. How then does one choose between 1 and 3, both of which are the objective truth and therefore "the most accurate." Number 2 may be dismissed out of hand as a mere opinion. So always being one to favor Grace, I wound up a Methodist, even though it is right to baptize infants (which would have made me a Catholic). Surely there are doctrinal divides sharper than that between the two churches.
Perhaps what this best reflects is the remnant protestant thought that lingers behind the encompassing Catholicism of my present life. Well, to paraphrase the White Queen in Through the Looking Glass, I can resolvesix irresolvable contradictions before breakfast.