Scot McKnight, from "Five Streams of the Emerging Church"

Josh Kron's article in The Atlantic and Sarah Pulliam Bailey's dressing down of the journalism behind the piece has kindled interest in the emerging church movement again. But neither person offers a clear guide to what the emerging movement is. McKnight's saucy explainer in Christianity Today (published in 2007, no less) is a good start. He dispels some myths about the emerging movement and lays out "the five themes that characterize the emerging movement": prophetic, postmodern, praxis-oriented, post-evangelical, and political.

~Trent Gilliss, senior editor

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if On Being would be interested in introducing the emerging church movement to your listeners an interview with these guys might be a good start: