Talk:Word of Faith

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Critics and controversy section[edit]

Much (if not all) of the information in this section needs to be rewritten and/or integrated into other sections and articles.   — C M B J   03:35, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

The content a year or so ago was better quality - The article should be re-written using much of that original content. June 29 2013 (WOGP) — Preceding unsigned comment added by WordofGOD'Spower (talkcontribs) 00:09, 29 June 2013 (UTC)

This section should not be split into a separate article. To do so would give the impression that Word of Faith teaching is uncontested and represents mainline orthodox Christian opinion. That is simply not the case. It is deeply controversial. The controversy needs to be acknowledged in the main article. Emphron (talk) 01:58, 17 August 2013 (UTC)

Very confused as to the reasoning behind including LDS objections to the Little 'g' gods section. They are not believers in evangelical Christianity and have their own testament and own separate theology. It's useful and relevant information -somewhere- but irrelevant and distracting here. Thistledowne (talk) 19:18, 3 March 2015 (UTC)

Connections with Prosperity Theology[edit]

I'm not sure why this article starts with the line, "Not to be confused with Prosperity Theology," when a subsection is entitled "Prosperity" with a link to the "Prosperity Theology" page. Is there not at least a significant overlap between the two? Do any notable Word-Faith figures repudiate prosperity theology--and if so, on what grounds? Do some simply not like being labeled with the term? It seems to me that there is enough overlap for a merger between the two articles--perhaps using Word-Faith as the more neutral term, which "Prosperity Theology" (as well as "Health and Wealth") being redirected to it. Schoolmann (talk) 15:33, 29 July 2015 (UTC)

Origins Section[edit]

It appears that the "Origins" section does not actually give the origins of the movement (in its contemporary expression). It rather provides a theological basis from Scripture, which would be fine as a part of the "Teachings" heading. An actual historical section, with content like that in the Prosperity Theology article, would be more appropriate. Or a merger of the two articles, as I've suggested elsewhere. Schoolmann (talk) 15:42, 29 July 2015 (UTC)