#168 – Ian Harber: Why Are So Many Modern Christians Deconstructing?


More and more believers are “deconstructing” from the faith. What does it mean to deconstruct and what is driving this phenomenon? Ian Harber joins Andrew for an insightful conversation on the crisis of faith many modern believers are experiencing. You’ll learn why faith involves confidence in the face of mystery, how to discern primary and secondary beliefs, and why nonbelievers can fall prey to dogmatism just as easily as believers.

Ian writes regularly about faith and life in a post-Christian age at his newsletter, Back Again. His has been featured at The Gospel Coalition and Mere Orthodoxy and he is currently writing a book about deconstruction with InterVarsity Press that is due to be published in 2024.

He and his family live in Denton, Texas and are members at The Village Church Denton.

In this episode:

  • Deconstruction: A Crisis of Faith
  • Faith and Uncertainty
  • Doctrinal Probabilities
  • Why Questioning Beliefs Is Normal

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Original Release Date: 8/31/2023

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