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Volume 38.4 (April, 2012)
Thoughts On Christian Formation: Becoming Whole And
By Wyndy Corbin Reuschling,
Ph.D., professor of ethics and theology, Ashland Theology
Seminary, and author of Reviving Evangelical Ethics: The Promises
and Pitfalls of Classic Models of Morality (Brazos,2008).
Heart Of Wesley’s Social Ethic: Holistic Altruism
By Matthew Hill, an ordained elder in the Free Methodist Church, Ph.D.
candidate in Christian ethics (Durham University), and assistant professor of
philosophy at Spring Arbor University.
Account Of Free Will
By Roger E. Olson, professor of
theology, George W. Truett Theological
Seminary at Baylor University, author of God in Dispute:
“Conversations” among Great Christian Thinkers (Baker Academic, 2009)
and Against Calvinism (Zondervan, 2011).
By Dr. Henry H. Knight III, Donald and Pearl Wright Professor of Wesleyan Studies, Saint Paul School of Theology, and
author of From Aldersgate to Azusa Street: Wesleyan, Holiness,
and Pentecostal Visions of the New Creation (Pickwick,
Volume 38.3 (March, 2012)
The Study Of The Historical Jesus And Human Memory
By By Dale C. Allison Jr., the Errett M. Grable Professor of New Testament and Early
Christianity at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
For The Church
By Beth Felker Jones, Ph.D, assistant professor
of theology, Wheaton College; portions of this essay were excerpted from Touched
by a Vampire: Discovering the Hidden Messages in the Twilight Series (2009) by permission of Multnomah Books,
a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt
may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the
Forsaken: The Trinity And The Gospel
By Thomas H. McCall, Ph.D., associate
professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity
School, and author of Forsaken: The Trinity, the Cross and Why It
Matters (IVP Academic, forthcoming).
By Dr. Henry H. Knight III, Donald
and Pearl Wright Professor of Wesleyan Studies,
Saint Paul School of Theology.
Volume 38.2 (February, 2012)
Public Discipleship and Spiritual Formation
By Richard J. Mouw,
author of the newly revised and expanded Uncommon
Decency: Christian Civility in an Uncivil World (InterVarsity,
What Is The Gospel?
By Ken Schenck,
dean and professor of New Testament and Christian Ministry, Wesley Seminary
at Indiana Wesleyan University.
Helping The Church Be The Church: The Contribution Of
The New Monasticism
By Bret Wells, D.Min. candidate
in Missional Church Studies at Perkins
School of Theology, owner/director of Missional Monks
(http://www.missionalmonks.com) and Director of IT for The Academy of Missional Wisdom
By Dr. Henry H. Knight III, Donald and
Pearl Wright Professor of Wesleyan Studies, Saint Paul School of
Volume 38.1 (November, 2011)
Premodern Biblical Exegesis:
Why Does It Matter For
Preachers And Teachers Today?
By J. Todd Billings,
Associate Professor of Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary, and
author of Union with Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the
Church (Baker Academic, 2011). This
article is adapted from his book, The Word of God for the People of God:
An Entryway to the Theological Interpretation of Scripture (Eerdmans, 2010).
How John Wesley Read The Bible
By Randy L.
Maddox, William Kellon Quick Professor of Theology
and Wesleyan Studies, Duke Divinity School, and author of Responsible Grace:
John Wesley’s Practical Theology (Abingdon,
1994). This article distills: “The
Rule of Christian Faith, Practice, and Hope: John Wesley on the Bible,”
Methodist Review 3 (2011): 1–35.
Teenagers And The Art of Translation: Parents Matter Most
Excerpted from Almost Christian:
What the Faith of Our Teenagers Is Telling the American Church (Oxford, 2010) by Kenda
Creasy Dean, edited and abridged by Nathan T. Stucky.
By Dr. Henry
H. Knight III, Donald and Pearl Wright Professor
of Wesleyan Studies, Saint Paul School of Theology.