What Eccentricity? Part 3

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This, my third and final post in this series on eccentricity (the first two posts can be read here and here), will answer the question I posed to you at the end of my previous post: How do we as Eccentric Christians interact with and influence the world, which is on a different wavelength from us?

To begin answering this particularly knotty and controversial riddle, I would like to bring into the discussion some of my own personal experiences in a tangential but conterminous area: being both extremely sheltered and also an extreme nerd.
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What Eccentricity? Part 2

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In my last post in this series, I elucidated a bit about the word Eccentricity and how cool it was. And then I set up a pretty little puzzle about whether we should be eccentric, or not. Here is the answer. It’s quite simple for us really. Why?

Well, we are in fact commanded to be eccentric by Scripture.

1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

What does peculiar mean? Continue reading “What Eccentricity? Part 2”