I suspect that there will be strong evidence for treating the late 19th to 21st centuries as a period in which there was a great revival of Montanism. Texts like the this article by Gene Robinson in The Washington Post entitled "What Does the Bible Really Say About Homosexuality? Reading Texts of Terror." For a fuller analysis, I recommend the blog, The Reformed Pastor, which has an extensive analysis of this article here.
But I just want to give you the money quote from Robinson's article:
One final and important note: I do NOT believe that God stopped revealing God's self with the closing of the canon (officially sanctioned as "holy" and official) of Scripture. Some would argue that God said everything God needed and wanted to say by the end of the first century of the Common Era (a less condescending way of referring to that time since the birth of Christ). They would posit a God who, when the scriptures were "finished" bid the world a fond farewell and went off to some beautiful part of God's creation (the Bahamas, Patagonia, Nepal?!!), leaving us to our own devices, given that everything had been said that needed to be said. I don't believe that.
In John's Gospel, which is largely made up of the conversation Jesus has with his disciples at the Last Supper, Jesus says: "I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth." (John 16: 12-13a) I take this to mean that Jesus is saying to the disciples, "Look, for a bunch of uneducated and rough fishermen, you haven't done too badly. In fact, you will do amazing things with the rest of your lives. But don't think for a minute that God is done with you - or done with believers who will come after you. There is much more that God wants to teach you, but you cannot handle it right now. So, I will send the Holy Spirit who will lead you into that new Truth."
Clearly, Robinson does not believe in the doctrine of the sufficiency of holy Scripture, based on the first paragraph. He believes in continuing revelation, as the Mormans, the Unification Church and numerous heretical cults throughout church history have done.
In the second paragraph, he misinterpret and twists John 16 in an embarrassingly amateurish manner that would disgrace a first year Bible college student. (Remember, he is supposedly a bishop in the Church of Christ!) He equates his "new Truth" with Jesus' words "he will guide you into all the truth." Nothing in the context of John 16 suggests that the Holy Spirit would do anything other than make the teachings of Jesus increasingly understandable. As for "new truth" that would contradict the clear teachings of the Holy Scriptures of both Testaments, there is no hint of any such thing.
Only a biblically illiterate church made up of postmodern people who are used to thinking illogically could possibly be impressed with such sophistry. But, of course, that describes liberal Protestant churches quite accurately and, I am very much afraid, many Evangelical churches as well. The level of thought people operate on when they accept immorality such as homosexuality as all right is appalling low. Read Robinson's article and you will see what I mean. To think that some Evangelicals are led astray by such pablum is sobering and a cause for fasting and penitence by everyone who is a teacher in Christ's Church.