Michael Patton has tried to map the church spectrum and the emergers.

Here are the graphs – a snapshot of his thinking:

They are some really interesting images.  As with all of these kind of pieces the subjective nature of the work shows through in a number of different ways:

  • Why does Patton put some of fundamentalism outside of orthodoxy – unless he’s thinking of the super legalistic types.
  • How is McLaren is considered more orthodox than, say, Jones.
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