An irenic article from Jeff Morton, a traditionalist (“Historical” in his wording), trying to bring clarity to the debate:
Perhaps a different way to think about our differences is in these statements:
• The IMers believe the theology of the Historicals is bound to the past (a past hallmarked by extraction and failure) and lacks a real understanding of Jesus’ own methodology.
• Historicals believe IMers are blind to the insidious nature of Islam, which negatively affects their methodology.
Read the whole thing. What do you think?