This website was originally established in 2002 in conjunction with the publication of my book, A Grammar of Christian Faith: Systematic Explorations in Christian Life and Doctrine, 2 vols., Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. A collection of my essays and other writings, On Being … [Read more...] about Welcome
It is indeed a happy occasion for me to be invited to contribute an article on ecclesiology in collaboration with other brothers and sisters from the Stone-Campbell Movement, otherwise called the Restoration Movement. That folk involved in the Movement could identify themselves … [Read more...] about On Being the Church of Jesus Christ
Is Jesus Lord in Time of War? or What Does It Mean to Say 'Jesus is Lord' in Time of War? Fellow Members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), at the beginning of our discussion of this topic, I want to make a couple of points about our shared tradition. First, I … [Read more...] about Is Jesus Lord in Time of War?
It is a pleasure to write an article in this festschrift issue honoring my friend and colleague of many years, Clark Williamson. We taught systematic theology together for several years at Christian Theological Seminary, and I confess that his passionate concentration on … [Read more...] about Christology and Jewish-Christian Dialogue
I do not question that the New Testament contains references to “Gehenna”—usually translated as “hell”—and that in early Christian usage it often refers to a place or destiny of ultimate punishment. And I do not challenge the fact that many of the references to hell describe the … [Read more...] about Hell is Ultimately Empty