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'Ilu. Revista de Ciencias de las Religiones     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Acta Patristica et Byzantina     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Acta Theologica     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Acta Universitatis Carolinae Theologica     Open Access  
Addin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Advances in the Study of Information and Religion     Open Access  
AJS Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Al-Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Aleph Historical Studies in Science and Judaism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Alternative Spirituality and Religion Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
American Journal of Theology & Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Analecta Bollandiana     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Annali di Scienze Religiose     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Annuaire de l'Ecole pratique des hautes etudes. Section des sciences religieuses     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Antiquite Tardive     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Anuario de Historia de la Iglesia     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
ANZTLA EJournal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Apocrypha     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Approaching Religion     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Arab Law Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Arabic Sciences and Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Archiv für Religionsgeschichte     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Archive for the Psychology of Religion / Archiv für Religionspychologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Aries     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Arys: Antigüedad, Religiones y Sociedades     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asbury Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Asian Philosophy: An International Journal of the Philosophical Traditions of the East     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Augustinian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Augustinianum     Full-text available via subscription  
Australasian Catholic Record, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Australian Humanist, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Australian Religion Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Baha'l Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Biblica et Patristica Thoruniensia     Open Access  
Biblical Interpretation A Journal of Contemporary Approaches     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37)
Bijdragen     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Bioethics Research Notes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Black Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Buddhist Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Buddhist-Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Bulletin d’études Orientales     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Bulletin for the Study of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Bulletin of Medieval Canon Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Bulletin of the John Rylands Library     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Cahiers d’études du religieux     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cahiers d’études du religieux. Recherches interdisciplinaires     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Catholic Historical Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Catholic Social Science Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Chôra : Revue d’Études Anciennes et Médiévales - philosophie, théologie, sciences     Full-text available via subscription  
Chrétiens et sociétés     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Christian Bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Christian Perspectives in Education     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Christian Spirituality and Science     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Church Heritage     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Church History and Religious Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 67)
Church, Communication and Culture     Open Access  
Comparative Islamic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Conservative Judaism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Conspectus : The Journal of the South African Theological Seminary     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Contagion : Journal of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Contemporary Islam     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Contemporary Islamic Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Contemporary Jewry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Conversations In Religion & Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
Correlatio     Open Access  
Critical Research on Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Crosscurrents     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Cuadernos de historia de España     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cuestiones Teológicas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cultural Encounters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Culture and Religion: An Interdisciplinary Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Currents in Biblical Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Dead Sea Discoveries     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Der Islam     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Dialog: a Journal of Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Dialogue - A Journal of Mormon Thought     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Die Kerkblad     Full-text available via subscription  
Die Welt des Islams     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Doctor virtualis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
e-Theologos     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Early Christianity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
EarthSong Journal: Perspectives in Ecology, Spirituality and Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Ecclesial Practices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Ecclesiastical Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Ecclesiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
El-Hikmah     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Eleutheria     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Elpis - Czasopismo Teologiczne Katedry Teologii Prawosławnej Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku     Open Access  
Entangled Religions     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Epistemology & Philosophy of Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Erasmus Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Études d’histoire religieuse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
European Journal for Church and State Research - Revue européenne des relations Églises-État     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
European Journal of Jewish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Evangelische Theologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Exchange     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Expository Times     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Extrême-Orient Extrême-Occident     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Faith and Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Fieldwork in Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Filosofia Theoretica : Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Forum Philosophicum     Full-text available via subscription  
Franciscan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Franciscanum. Revista de las ciencias del espíritu     Open Access  
Geschichte in Köln     Hybrid Journal  
Harvard Theological Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 59)
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Hiphil     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Hispania Sacra     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
History of Religions     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30)
Holy Land Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Horizons     Partially Free   (Followers: 1)
Horizons in Biblical Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Horizonte : Revista de Estudos de Teologia e Ciências da Religião     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
HTS Theological Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
IAMURE International Journal of Literature, Philosophy & Religion     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
IKON     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Illumine : Journal of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society Graduate Students Association     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ilorin Journal of Religious Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
IMAGES     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Implicit Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
In die Skriflig / In Luce Verbi     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Indo-Iranian Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
INFERENSI : Jurnal Penelitian Sosial Keagamaan     Open Access  
Innes Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
INTAMS review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Interações : Cultura e Comunidade     Open Access  
Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Bulletin of Mission Research     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal for Philosophy of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
International Journal for Religious Freedom     Full-text available via subscription  
International Journal for the Psychology of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
International Journal of Christianity & Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Middle East Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51)
International Journal of Practical Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
International Journal of Public Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Systematic Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
International Review of Mission     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Studies in Catholic Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Interpretation : A Journal of Bible and Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Irish Theological Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Islamic Law and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Jewish History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Jewish Social Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Jewish Studies Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Jonathan Edwards Studies     Open Access  
Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal for Islamic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Journal for Peace and Justice Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Journal for Semitics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Journal for the History of Modern Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 72)
Journal for the Study of Judaism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal for the Study of Religion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal for the Study of Spirituality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal for the Study of the New Testament     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Journal for the Study of the Old Testament     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Adult Theological Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Africana Religions     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Analytic Theology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Anglican Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Arab & Muslim Media Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Beliefs & Values: Studies in Religion & Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Biblical Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 42)
Journal of Burma Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Chinese Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Chinese Religions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Church and State     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of College and Character     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Contemporary Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Coptic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Early Christian History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Early Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Early Modern Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Journal of East Asian Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Eastern African Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Empirical Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Friends of Lutheran Archives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies     Open Access  
Journal of Islamic Manuscripts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Islamic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Jewish Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Korean Religions     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Law and Religion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Law, Religion and State     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)

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  • Book Reviews

    • Authors: Various Authors
      Abstract: Book Reviews
      PubDate: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:36:32 PST
       
  • An Incongruent Amalgamation: John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism on
           Naturalism

    • Authors: Jeffrey M. Robinson
      Abstract: John Stuart Mill's utilitarian principle of the greatest happiness for the greatest number, often surfaces in cultural debates in the contemporary West over the extent and foundations of moral duties. Given the drift from its historical Judeo-Christian moorings, naturalism now provides much of the epistemic grounding in Western culture in relation to moral duties. The amalgamation of Mill’s utilitarianism and naturalism has resulted in a cultural and epistemic disconnect. Naturalism is hard-pressed to provide consistent epistemic support for Mill’s utilitarian principle. This essay provides a number of suggestions as to why Mill’s utilitarianism may be inconsistent on naturalism.
      PubDate: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:36:30 PST
       
  • Unique History, Unique Opportunity: Evangelicalism in Austria since 1945

    • Authors: John D. Doss M.Div.
      Abstract: The article deals with the history of evangelicalism in Austria, a subject on which there is hardly any scholarly research. In focus is the development of the newly recognized baptist, charismatic, mainline evangelical, mennonite and pentecostal denominations since 1945. The role of immigration in the growth of evangelicalism is examined, especially during two periods: the decade after WWII (1945-55) as well as the massive immigration from Eastern Europe (particularly from Romania) after the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989. The article also presents examples of indigenous church movements among the Austrian people themselves, especially during the 1970's and 1980's. Although the story of its growth is remarkable, less than 0.3% of the population are members of evangelical churches. Conclusions are made as to how Austria's evangelicals can learn from their past in order to more effectively shape their future.
      PubDate: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:36:28 PST
       
  • A Critical Analysis of Neural Buddhism's Explanation of Moral
           Transformation

    • Authors: Jeffrey R. Dickson
      Abstract: As non-theistic arguments for morality become increasingly sophisticated and complex, they are harder to criticize without first admiring their skillful design and near-artistry. One such argument involves a relatively new innovation that is the child of naturalism and eastern philosophy—Neural Buddhism. Like two world-renowned designers collaborating on a new garment, Naturalism and Buddhism have come together in this distinct program to offer something inventive, especially in its explanation of moral transformation. However, this critical analysis will ultimately reveal that Neural Buddhism’s explanation of moral transformation is incapable of providing good answers to several compelling criticisms.
      PubDate: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:36:26 PST
       
  • Letter from the Editor

    • Authors: Managing Editor
      Abstract: Letter from the Editor
      PubDate: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:36:24 PST
       
  • Book Reviews

    • Authors: Various Authors
      Abstract: Review by Timothy N. Mitchell of Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity. By George W. Houston. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2014, 327 pp., $59.95. Review by Timothy N. Mitchell of Orthodoxy and Heresy in Early Christian Contexts: Reconsidering the Bauer Thesis. Edited by Paul A. Hartog. Eugene: Pickwick, 2015, 276 pp., $25.60. Review by Nicholas Dodson of Oral Tradition and the New Testament: A Guide for the Perplexed. Rafael Rodriguez. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015, 184 pp., $27.95.
      PubDate: Fri, 22 May 2015 07:45:14 PDT
       
  • Defeating Naturalism: Defending and Reformulating Plantinga's EAAN

    • Authors: Tyler D. McNabb
      Abstract: Abstract: During the past two decades, Alvin Plantinga has formulated an argument against naturalism that focuses on naturalism’s acceptance of contemporary evolutionary theory. Plantinga argues that given naturalism and evolution, our cognitive faculties have been developed to produce beliefs that meet the Darwinian requirement of survival and reproduction. Plantinga argues that accepting this will lead a naturalist to have a defeater for all of their beliefs, including their belief in naturalism. In this paper, I survey and respond to two types of objections that have been given as a response to Plantinga’s argument. The first objection that I interact with is an objection given by Michael Bergmann. Bergmann argues that a naturalist can continue to hold on to both their naturalism and their belief that their faculties are reliable, even if the probability of their faculties being reliable is low. The second objection that I interact with is an objection that can be seen in the work of Jerry Fodor and Stephen Law. This objection argues that beliefs that enable survival and reproduction will likely be truth conducive and thus, the chance of having reliable faculties is high. I respond to this argument by first reiterating Plantinga’s traditional response to this objection. After I clarify and defend this traditional response, I then reformulate Plantinga’s argument to specifically address metaphysical beliefs. Not only does this give the non-naturalist two different responses to this objection, but I take it that the reformulation could be seen as even more persuasive than the traditional formulation.
      PubDate: Fri, 22 May 2015 07:45:12 PDT
       
  • Redeeming Rhetoric: Augustine's Use of Rhetoric in His Preaching
           Ministry

    • Authors: John A. Sypert
      Abstract: The art and practice of rhetoric occupied a fundamental place in the ancient Roman world. It is thus not surprising that Augustine (354-430 AD) was deeply committed to the art of speaking well. He spent his youth mastering the theory of rhetoric, putting into practice what he had learned during a preaching career of almost forty years. This essay examines elements of rhetoric in Augustine’s preaching, arguing that he purposely appropriated common rhetorical elements in his preaching for the purpose of making Scripture both plain and compelling to his audience. Augustine’s training in rhetoric is summarized, followed by an overview of the context, Scriptural basis, and style of his preaching. His thoughts on the use of rhetoric in preaching are discussed, primarily by summarizing his arguments from Book Four of his treatise On Christian Doctrine. The essay concludes by offering several examples of rhetorical devices used by Augustine in his preaching.
      PubDate: Fri, 22 May 2015 07:45:10 PDT
       
  • Jesus and Tiberius: An Examination of Source Reliability

    • Authors: Timothy B. Chrisman
      Abstract: Since the introduction to the critical method of studying the Old and New Testament in the nineteenth century, doubt has been thrown on the historical reliability of the biblical narrative accounts, especially the four Gospels. Yet, far less scrutiny and denigration have been applied to historical sources written during the time of the Roman Empire. A comparison, then, is proposed. It would be beneficial to compare the sources that detailed the life and ministry of Jesus of Nazareth, namely, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John and the four sources which chronicled the life of Tiberius, emperor of the Roman Empire during the Ministry of Jesus. How do the sources compare as to their composition in proximity to their subject? Do the sources agree with one another? Is there a level of objectivity in the sources that allowed them to present the correct details of their subject? These questions will determine the reliability of the documents in question and whether the four Gospels measure up to critical examination.
      PubDate: Fri, 22 May 2015 07:45:08 PDT
       
  • Letter from the Editor

    • Abstract: Letter From the Editor
      PubDate: Fri, 22 May 2015 07:45:07 PDT
       
  • Book Review - Introducing Romans, Richard Longenecker

    • Authors: Mark Moore
      Abstract: Review of Richard Longenecker's Introducing Romans.
      PubDate: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:45:59 PST
       
  • Epistemological Realism and Onto-Relations

    • Authors: Max Lewis Edward Andrews
      Abstract: The traditional concept of knowledge is a justified true belief. The bulk of contemporary epistemology has focused primarily on that task of justification. Truth seems to be a quite obvious criterion—does the belief in question correspond to reality? My contention is that the aspect of ontology is far too separated from epistemology. This onto-relationship of between reality and beliefs require the epistemic method of epistemological realism. This is not to diminish the task of justification. I will then discuss the role of inference from the onto-relationships of free invention and discovery and whether it is best suited for a foundationalist or coherentist model within a theistic context.
      PubDate: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:45:57 PST
       
  • The Eternal Progression Argument against Mormonism

    • Authors: Jonathan R. Pruitt
      Abstract: This paper argues that Mormon cosmology plus the Mormon view of the origin of human persons results in an undercutting defeater for Mormonism. The approach is modeled after Plantinga’s evolutionary argument against naturalism. The first step is to show that Mormon cosmology is relevantly like naturalism. The second step is to show that the origin of human persons ins relevantly similar to naturalistic evolution so that it faces the same kind of defeaters as the conjunction of naturalism and naturalistic evolution.
      PubDate: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:45:55 PST
       
  • Codex Sinaiticus as a Window into Early Christian Worship

    • Authors: Timothy N. Mitchell
      Abstract: Codex Sinaiticus is the oldest and most complete New Testament in Greek known to exist. Its two colophons at the end of 2 Esdras and Esther indicate a possible connection with Pamphilus’ famous library at Caesarea in Palestine. Origen was head of a school for catechumens during his days in Alexandria in Egypt and later began a similar school in Caesarea. Pamphilus was Origen’s star pupil and later directed his school in Caesarea. These colophons may connect Sinaiticus with an ancient tradition of early Christian worship and instruction of new converts, possibly exhibited in particular scribal features. These scribal features are primarily located at “two-ways” lists of “virtue and vice” in the New Testament, which were popular methods of instructing the essentials of the faith and are found throughout early Christian literature. These areas in the New Testament (and in the epistle of Barnabas) were emphasized through paragraph ‘lists’ by the scribes of Sinaiticus. These ‘lists’ were most likely recited by the ancient reader in a distinctive way for the audience. It is possible that the audience interacted with the reader as the text was recited. This paper surveys the ancient practice of the public reading of scripture during Christian gatherings and the use of punctuation and lectional marking in manuscripts to aid readers in their task. A possible connection with earlier manuscripts is explored by a cursory examination of a similarity in formatting between Sinaiticus and P46, a second century copy of Paul’s epistles. When taken collectively, though sparse and fragmentary, the evidence suggests that Sinaiticus preserves an ancient practice of Christian instruction located in the unique paragraph ‘lists’ of the “two-ways” theme.
      PubDate: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:45:53 PST
       
  • Letter from the Editor

    • Abstract: Letter from the Editor
      PubDate: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:45:52 PST
       
  • Book Reviews

    • Abstract: Book reviews from various authors.
      PubDate: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:50:35 PDT
       
  • Apocalyptic Beauty

    • Authors: Brian T. Scalise
      Abstract: A potent and formative text for a theological aesthetics faithful to the God revealed in the Scriptures is the Apocalypse of John (Revelation). An apocalyptic viewpoint is beautiful inasmuch as it observes the whole from within the part of time/space and inasmuch as the apocalyptic vision provides considerable unity of diverse theological themes with various expansions and enhancements, hence mimicking the very function of theological beauty to communicate the whole (God) in the part (here, in space-time). This essay traces major themes throughout Scripture, utilizing inter-textual interpretation en route, and seeks to clarify the Book of Revelation's role in recapitulation, consummation, and consolation (i.e. beauty). Commenting on how the Apocalypse meets the criteria for being theologically beautiful, this essay then seeks to show how this role of beauty--and in particular, consolation--attracted the early Christian devotees visiting/dwelling-in the catacombs (A.D. 150-500) to make the Apocalypse of John one of the major contributors to their artwork.
      PubDate: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:50:34 PDT
       
  • Contemplating Procession: Thomas Aquinas’ Analogy of the Procession
           of the Word in the Immanent Divine Life

    • Authors: Josh Waltman
      Abstract: Thomas Aquinas’ Trinitarian theology has been criticized as proposing an abstract notion of God that is divorced from salvation history and that is supported by tedious and ultimately incomprehensible explication. By showing the goals and limitations of Thomas’ approach and by analyzing one element of his theology, it will be shown that these criticisms are unfounded. Specifically, this article will attempt to analyze Aquinas’ view of the procession of the Word, or act of “generation,” in the divine immanent life. It can be seen that Aquinas actually provides a metaphysical analogy for contemplating generation that avoids heresy and that absolutely integrates the economic and immanent lives of the Trinity.
      PubDate: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:50:32 PDT
       
  • Ever Learning, Ever Loving: Augustine on Teaching as Ministry

    • Authors: Ronnie P. Campbell Jr.
      Abstract: While most remember Augustine (354-430 AD) as theologian, exegete, and philosopher, the purpose of this essay is to consider Augustine’s legacy and ministry as teacher. After his conversion (386 AD), Augustine’s views on teaching took a turn. His theological convictions thus set the course for his views on teaching throughout the rest of his life. It is to such views on teaching that this essay seeks to examine. Therefore this essay will wrestle through Augustine’s views on the role of the teacher and the learner and the link between the two, his theological basis for teaching, and some of the methods he used in teaching. Having established these crucial points, it will be argued that Augustine’s views on the role of teacher have significant implications for Christian educators today.
      PubDate: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:50:31 PDT
       
  • Slavery and Manumission in the Pre-Constantine Church

    • Authors: Joseph Francis Super
      Abstract: This paper looks at the church’s handling of the issue of slavery in the period before Constantine and the official recognition of Christianity. The time period is important because Christians had no political authority to end slavery, assuming they wanted to do so. Thus, the aim of the paper is discover how the Church as an institution alleviated the conditions of the slaves and how slaves were treated in the church and examine the relationship of slave to master in the church. This will be accomplished by examining certain doctrines of the faith church leaders applied to these problems as well as ancient understandings of what Paul had written and how it fit into their world and social context, which was the social context of the Bible itself. More specifically, by examining Paul’s letter to Philemon, Ignatius’ Epistle to Polycarp, and the Didache, the paper argues that the early church, using a Scriptural model, worked within its circumstances to ameliorate slaves’ material conditions, to bring all classes of people to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, and to ensure that, within the church, all people were treated as equals.
      PubDate: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:50:29 PDT
       
 
 
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