Generic Christianity? Never.

“The fact is that there simply is no neutral, undogmatic, generic
Gospel, which may then be flavored to taste with denominational
additives, say a dash of delicate Anglican mint sauce here, and hearty
Lutheran sauerkraut or Baptist okra there. Every confession of the
Gospel is at once and inevitably dogmatic or ‘denominational.’ For no
honest presentation of the Gospel can escape the necessity of saying
yes or no to basic evangelical ingredients like the power of Baptism,
grace alone, universal grace, the Gospel as means of grace or the real
presence of Christ’s body and blood in the Holy Supper for our

Kurt Marquart, “Central Lutheran Thrusts For
Today,” Concordia Journal. Vol. 18, Number 3, (May 1982), p. 87.

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