of Historical Theology
Ordained minister, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
of California at Los Angeles
University of Chicago
||historical and systematic theology
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Bulletin for course offering schedules.
Visit the Course Descriptions page for descriptions of all courses.
||John Calvin and the
||Jews and Christians in Medieval Europe
||Reformed Confessional Tradition
||Radical Theology after the Death of God
to Historical Theology
||Theology and Ethics
of Reinhold Niebuhr
||Introduction to the Theology and Ethics
of Thomas Aquinas
||Integration of Ministry and Local Theologies
||Major 20th Century
Moral Thinkers - James Cone (systems of theological thought course)
||Approaches to the Study of Religion
A Brief History
Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2003
||Christian Faith as Religion: A Study in the Theologies of Calvin and Schleiermacher
University Press of America, 1998; reprint, 2011
Articles and Essays
“Theology and the Historical-Critical Study of the Bible.” Harvard Theological Review 104:4 (October 2011): 459-488.
“The Old Testament as a Witness to Jesus Christ: Historical Criticism and Theological Exegesis of the Bible according to Karl Barth.” Journal of Religion 90:4 (October 2010): 475-506.
Schleiermacher on the Old Testament.” Harvard Theological
Review 102:3 (2009): 297-326.
M. Gustafson, Moral Discernment in the Christian Life: Essays
in Theological Ethics, edited and with an introduction by Theo
A. Boer and Paul E. Capetz. Library of Theological Ethics (Louisville
and London: Westminster/John Knox Press, 2007).
and the Non-Theological Study of Religion: A Critical Assessment
of Schleiermacher’s Legacy.” In Subjectivity and
Truth: Proceedings of the Schleiermacher-Kierkegaard Congress,
edited by Theodor Jorgensen et al. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2006.
First Commandment as a Theological and Ethical Imperative.”
In The Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness,
edited by William P. Brown . Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press,
the Reformed Tradition? Problematic Aspects of the Appeal to Biblical
and Confessional Authority in the Present Theological Crisis confronting
the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).” The Journal of Presbyterian
History 79, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 23-39.
Theology and the Task of Preaching.” The Clergy Journal (November-December 2001).
Topics for Presentation
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