Duke Divinity School

The latest from Stanley Hauerwas: Memoir and Movies

Coming May 15, 2010: Stanley Hauerwas, Hannah's Child: A Theologian's Memoir (Eerdmans). This introduction is now (January 31, 2010) available for download at Eerdmans's website. Dr. Hauerwas is Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School. I... Read more →


Analysis of Nathan Kerr's Christ, History and Apocalyptic at The Church and Postmodern Culture blog

I appreciated the analysis and conversation regarding Nathan Kerr's book Christ, History and Apocalyptic during January through March of 2009 at "The Church and Postmodern Culture" blog. But it is a bit tricky to find all of the posts so... Read more →


Audio from SBL Deliverance of God session with Campbell, Gorman, Moo and Torrance

Here is audio from yesterday's session at the Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting where Douglas Campbell's new book The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009) was reviewed. I received written permission... Read more →


Audio from SBL: Gaventa, Hays and Gorman on Romans as Christian Theology

Here is audio from one of today's sessions at the Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting. I received written permission ahead of time from all of the participants to record and post this. It is very kind of them to... Read more →


My Guide to the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting 2009

The Society of Biblical Literature 2009 Annual Meeting is next weekend November 21-24, 2009 in New Orleans and I'm going. There are hundreds of different sessions to go to. View the 2009 Annual Meeting Online Program Book You should go... Read more →


Reviews of Douglas Campbell's The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul

Douglas Campbell's new book The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009) is perhaps the most talked about book in New Testament studies this year. The Deliverance of God Best Price $43.20 or... Read more →


Bonhoeffer’s non-religious, concrete, worldly ecclesiology: Making sense of Letters and Papers from Prison in light of the rest of Bonhoeffer’s work

Here is the term paper I wrote for my Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer course with Stanley Hauerwas It is entitled: "Bonhoeffer’s non-religious, concrete, worldly ecclesiology: Making sense of Letters and Papers from Prison in light of the rest of Bonhoeffer’s... Read more →


Learning the Craft of Pastoring: Six Practices for Cultivating Excellence in Pastoral Ministry term paper

I have posted below the paper I wrote for a reading course I did with Ken Carder on the Theology of Pastoral Ministry based on his two courses in which I was his teaching assistant. See Ken Carder: Introduction to... Read more →


Recommended: Jackson Carroll's God's Potters: Pastoral Leadership and the Shaping of Congregations

Here is my Amazon.com review of: Jackson W. Carroll: God's Potters: Pastoral Leadership and the Shaping of Congregations (Pulpit & Pew) (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006). Wise and fascinating data-driven description of what it is like to be a pastor today,... Read more →


Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer course with Stanley Hauerwas

I am taking a directed study course entitled “Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer” this semester with Stanley Hauerwas. Here are the books I am reading: Bonhoeffer Books Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Life Together and Prayerbook of the Bible (Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 5)... Read more →


Ken Carder's course The Local Church in Mission to God's World books

I am the preceptor (teaching assistant) for retired United Methodist Church Bishop Ken Carder’s course “The Local Church in Mission to God’s World” this semester at Duke Divinity School. Here are the books on the reading list and his syllabus.... Read more →