I’ve just published an article on the Trinity, Mission, and Participation (or, more specifically: a trinitarian, participatory approach to missional ecclesiology). It developed out of a paper originally given at a Canadian-American Theological Association conference featuring Michal Gorman as keynote … Continue reading
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Tagged augustine, ecclesiology, gospel and our culture, missional, missional church, newbigin, participation, participatory, patristics, trinitarian, trinity
Thanks to Brent Rempel (PhD student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) for his thoughtful, charitable, and constructive review of my book! You can read the review HERE.
“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
Here is my recent “Prov Talk” on Being Human, Being Church (click the link below):
“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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Tagged being church, being human, bonhoeffer, church, ecclesiology, incarnational, james peterson, jens zimmermann, missional, theological anthropology, theology, trinitarian
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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Tagged augustine, bonhoeffer, ecclesiology, God's love, grenz, missio Dei, missional, missional church, newbigin, pannenberg, participation, torrance, trinity
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!
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
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