Velvet Elvis, by Rob Bell

Biblical Resources:

Bob DeWaay’s Book Review

Bob DeWaay Explains How Rob Bell Distorts What is Holy

SO4J’s Interview with Bob DeWaay on the Emergent Church

Bob DeWaay’s mp3 on the Emergent Church

Andy Olson’s Podcast with Bob DeWaay on the Emergent Church

Gary Gilley on the Heresies of the Emergent Church here (part 1), here (part 2) and here (Part 3)

A Critique of Rob Bell’s Emergent and Mystic False Teachings

The Down Grade on Velvet Elvis

Heretical Quotes from Rob Bell’s Books

Roger Oakland Resources, etc.

Berean Beacon’s mp3 on the Emergent Church, Its Leaders (including Sweet), Proponents and Catholic Roots

Emergent ‘Buzz’ Words

Velvet Elvis also discussed here (mid-page)
article excerpt:  “Consider ROB BELL, author of Velvet Elvis. He claims that Jesus is already with people even in their false religions, thus “the issue isn’t so much taking Jesus to people who don’t have him, but going to a place and pointing out to the people there the creative, life-giving God who is already present in their midst” (Velvet Elvis, p. 88). Bell says that Christ has given believers the authority to come up with new interpretations of the Bible (Velvet Elvis, p. 50). He says the New Testament epistles “aren’t first and foremost timeless truths” (p. 62) and claims that the apostles didn’t “claim to have the absolute word from God” (p. 57).”



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