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It is simply not true that doctrine is a hopeless irrelevance to the life and work of the Christian church; it is one of the few safeguards by which its identity and relevance have been, and still are, preserved in the face of a disbelieving world.
— Alister McGrath, from Understanding Jesus, p. 36