I’ve come back to this post on fear in theological conflict a few times recently. Partly because of ways I see fear evident in my own life (given some of the institutional turmoil I went through over the last few years, it’s not entirely irrational fear). It’s hard to just relax and trust God. But I see fear in other places too. As Enns notes, it can be part of what happens in theological conflict.
Some thoughts on fear