Tag Archives: ecclesiology

Encouraging words from Carl Braaten about my book

“The theme of this book is that a theologically adequate doctrine of the church presupposes an equally adequate doctrine of the human person. The meaning of being human has a decisive bearing on the meaning of being church. This insight … Continue reading

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My “Prov Talk”: Being Human, Being Church

Here is my recent “Prov Talk” on Being Human, Being Church (click the link below):

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Available Next Week!

“This book calls exactly for what evangelicalism needs in order to reinvent itself: a return to the incarnation as the foundation for a robust ecclesiology based on a Christ-centered anthropology. It is my belief that Christianity will regain its experiential and … Continue reading

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Participation in God’s Mission conference

On March 19, I will be giving a paper at a theology conference at Northeastern Seminary (the event is co-sponsored by Northeastern and the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association). The keynote speaker is Dr. Michael Gorman and the theme is participation … Continue reading

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Being Human, Being Church

I submitted the revised draft of my book to the publisher yesterday! It’s an academic monograph entitled Being Human, Being Church: The Significance of Theological Anthropology for Ecclesiology. Excited in anticipation of seeing it in print! I’ll keep you posted!

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Lesslie Newbigin’s Legacy to missional ecclesiology

For anyone who might be interested, I recently posted a paper on Lesslie Newbigin’s concept of the missionary congregation as a precursor to the missional church. The paper is basically a revised (and slightly shortened) version of the first chapter … Continue reading

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Thinking about human rights

I’m currently reading, and learning much from, Nicholas Wolterstorff’s Justice: Rights and Wrongs (Princeton University Press, 2008). He argues in favour of human rights being inherent (as opposed to merely conferred), on the basis of the worth of the human … Continue reading

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