Neologisms for Neoevangelicals
NEBULA SCRIPTURA ([neb’ yuh luh] [skript ər’ uh])
[(Nebula: 1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin nebulōsus full of mist, foggy, cloudy; related to Greek nephétē cloud, Old High German nebul cloud, Old Norse njól night). (Scriptura: 1250–1300; Middle English and Latin scrīptūra writing. See script, -ure)]
- Hazy, vague, indistinct, irrational, unsound or confused biblical doctrine, theology, interpretation or teaching.
- Biblical interpretation lacking definite form, shape, or content; doctrine that is vague or amorphous, continually fluctuating and shifting.
- The deconstruction of biblical Truth via misty or hazy interpretation that varies from moment to moment and which is influenced by circumstance, environment and/or experience. See Sola Experientia.
- The doctrine that the Bible contains knowledge necessary for salvation and holiness, and that superior spiritual wisdom can be attained through fluctuating, vacillating and innovative theological variables.
- Continuous biblical amendment; the spiraling cycle of supplementing plain Scripture with subjective, imprecise, irregular and/or anomalous embellishments. See Plura Scriptura.
- Biblical interpretation lacking a solid foundation; doctrinal deviation arising from illusion, fantasy, caprice, whim, vagary, emotion, ecstasy and/or imagination. See Narcigesis.
- Unmethodical, unsystematic; disorderly, capricious, erratic, eccentric, lawless and random tenets that bear some resemblance to biblical doctrine via the use of selective isolated words, phrases, verses, passages, and metaphors.
- Mystical or metaphysical aberrations of the basic Gospel message, including phenomena, apparitions, mysteries, secrets, codes, revelations, divinations, paranormal visitations and visits, flights, mythological or quasi-spiritual creatures, alignments, portals, astrological signs and occult symbols. See Domystic.
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