Sociology

Ecclesiology Dissertations: Volf and Bonhoeffer on thinking theologically about the church

Miroslav Volf's book After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (originally published in German in 1996) was "a dissertation required for a postdoctoral degree" (p. xi) and Dietrich Bonhoeffer's book Sanctorum Communio was his doctoral dissertation... Read more →


Willow Creek's Discipleship Problem: How to Fix the Seeker-driven Church

Update, December 10, 2007 As I suspected, the interpretation and methodology of the Reveal study are deeply flawed. I like Willow Creek's ministry model but they have really bungled this survey. See the Review of Reveal by Bradley Wright, a... Read more →