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Beyond existentialism: Kierkegaard on the human relationship with the God who is wholly other
(2014-07-09) - Journal article,
Recent scholarship argues that, for Kierkegaard, God's absolute alterity is a consequence of sin that is overcome by the redemptive activity of Jesus Christ. On such a reading, the work of Christ delivers individuals to ...
Karl Barth on the irresistible nature of grace
(2016-05) - Journal article,
Few issues have been as divisive for the contemporary church as the doctrine of irresistible grace. In the debates surrounding this doctrine, there has been an overwhelming tendency for theologies of grace to focus on the ...
Can a person prepare to become a Christian? A Kierkegaardian response
(2017-06) - Journal article,
Is it possible to prepare oneself to become a Christian? For Kierkegaard, there is no straightforward answer to this question, especially since such a transition depends upon a divine activity that is outside the realm of ...
The origins of Pauline theology : paratexts and Priscillian of Avila’s Canons on the Letters of the Apostle Paul
(2017-01) - Journal article,
Pauline theology is a well-established undertaking in modern New Testament studies, and yet it is almost entirely without precedent prior to the nineteenth century. This article explores the enterprise of Pauline theology ...
Pictures, stories and the cross : where do the echoes lead?
(2017) - Journal article,
Richard Hays's new book does for the four Gospels what his 1989 work (Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul) did for Paul—up to a point. His paradigm-shifting argument here is to show that a metaleptic reading of key ...
Intellect ordered: an allusion to Plato in Dialogue with Trypho and its significance for Justin’s Christian epistemology
(2016) - Journal article,
This article examines a previously unidentified allusion to Plato in the ‘old man’s’ final question to the still pre-Christian and Platonist Justin in Dialogue 4.1: ‘Or will the human mind (ἀνθρώπον νοῦς) ever see God if ...
Kierkegaard on the Christian response to the God who establishes kinship with us in time
(2016-01) - Journal article,
When reading through certain areas of Kierkegaard’s writings, there is room to misinterpret his vision of Christianity as being grounded solely in a person’s subjective commitment to her own idea of what Christianity is. ...
The Gothic palimpsest of Bologna
(2017) - Journal article,
In 2013, a newly discovered addition to the very limited corpus of the Gothic language was published. This fragmentary manuscript, the scriptio inferior of a palimpsest, contains fragments of theological writing with ...
The curse of the law and the crisis in Galatia : reassessing the purpose of Galatians
(2014-02) - Journal item,