About two years ago, I took a quiz on my theological world-view. I was curious whether my thoughts had changed in two years, so I retook the quiz this morning, here is a comparison of my results:

October 2005

(click here for previous post and meaning of Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan)

Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan
 
93%
Neo orthodox
 
86%
Emergent/Postmodern
 
82%
Charismatic/Pentecostal
 
64%
Reformed Evangelical
 
61%
Classical Liberal
 
57%
Fundamentalist
 
54%
Roman Catholic
 
43%
Modern Liberal
 
21%

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August 2007

Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan
 
100%
Neo orthodox
 
82%
Emergent/Postmodern
 
82%
Charismatic/Pentecostal
 
71%
Reformed Evangelical
 
61%
Fundamentalist
 
46%
Classical Liberal
 
43%
Roman Catholic
 
43%
Modern Liberal
 
14%

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I haven’t really changed at all. I find that interesting. I think it is good that I seem steady in my beliefs. Of course, who knows if this is really accurate at all, especially considering I am an Assembly of God minister and pentecostal is only my fourth highest!

My husband and I are friends with another couple. Recently, we noticed that they were dressing much more conservatively than before. The women (wife and 2 girls; one teenager and one pre-teen, I think) are now wearing head coverings and long dresses and the men (husband and teenage boy) are wearing pants, rather than shorts, and beards (if possible) J. My husband and I, being curious like most people and also being pastors, wondered what their thinking was behind the recent change.

Yesterday, we got to talk to the wife of the family. (I’m not naming them for their privacy. I don’t know if they would mind or not, so it’s better to stay safe.) She enlightened us. She told us that she had actually wanted to wear a head covering since they had returned from living overseas. But because of the situation they were in they decided that it would be wiser not to. I won’t go into the reasoning behind that, but in their case I agree with their decision. However, she told us that she had been wearing a large hair clip to signify a head covering and still be discreet. They said that when they came back from overseas, they were shocked at what people were wearing (or not wearing). They wanted to keep themselves holy. They have also stopped eating pork. They said that this was because while they don’t see anything wrong with eating pork, not eating pork was a good reminder to them to stay holy and clean. This is the case with the change in appearance, too. They are more careful of what they do and read and say because more people are watching them. (more…)

  I took a quiz to see which theological tradition best fits me. Here are my results. I found it very interesting since I am a Minister in the Assemblies of God, which is pentecostal.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 heavily by John Wesley and the Methodists.

Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan
 
93%
Neo orthodox
 
86%
Emergent/Postmodern
 
82%
Charismatic/Pentecostal
 
64%
Reformed Evangelical
 
61%
Classical Liberal
 
57%
Fundamentalist
 
54%
Roman Catholic
 
43%
Modern Liberal
 
21%

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