CFP: “Vengeance is Mine”: Christianity, Violence, and Peace

CFP from Megan Gooley, Conference Chair, Fordham TGSA Greetings, I am writing on behalf of the Fordham Theology Graduate Student Association with a call for papers for our annual graduate conference.  The conference theme is “Vengeance is Mine”: Christianity, Violence, and Peace and will feature Dr. George Demacopoulos as the keynote speaker. We would very much appreciateContinue reading “CFP: “Vengeance is Mine”: Christianity, Violence, and Peace”

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JETS Volume 58, No. 3

The latest volume of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society is now out and in it you can find my first published article! (Yay for me!) Here are the contents: COUNTING STARS WITH ABRAHAM AND THE PROPHETS: NEW COVENANT ECCLESIOLOGY IN OT PERSPECTIVE . . . Jason S. Derouchie DAVID V. GOLIATH (1 SAMUELContinue reading “JETS Volume 58, No. 3”

My Forthcoming JETS Paper (Edwards, Trinity, Violence, Covenants, and Feminists)

A few days ago I got word that a paper I wrote on Jonathan Edwards, the Trinity, and violence is going to be published in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological society. Honestly I was quite surprised, I thought the paper was a longshot, but I figured that I might as well turn it inContinue reading “My Forthcoming JETS Paper (Edwards, Trinity, Violence, Covenants, and Feminists)”

My Thoughts on “Nonviolent Action”

Erin Dufault-Hunter, professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, recently wrote: Many Mennonites shirk the label “evangelical,” especially as it often associates us with US Christians who narrate their relationship to the nation-state quite differently than we do. But most recently my tiny adopted tradition has become cool; nonviolence has become fashionable (and God help us ifContinue reading “My Thoughts on “Nonviolent Action””

Bullet the Blue Sky by U2

In honor of the 4th of July I give you a song about American militarism and the havoc it has wreaked in Central America… Happy 4th of July!!! This guy comes up to me His face red like a rose in a thorn bush Like all the colors of a royal flush And he’s peelingContinue reading “Bullet the Blue Sky by U2”

ETS Far West 2014 is Tomorrow!

So tomorrow is the gathering of the Evangelical Theological Society’s Far Western Region. I will be presenting a paper titled: “The Son in the Hands of a Violent God?” Assesing Trinitarian Violence in Jonathan Edwards’s Covenant of Redemption. As you can probably tell by the title of my paper, this year’s theme is Trinitarian theology.Continue reading “ETS Far West 2014 is Tomorrow!”

My Paper for ETS Farwest 2014

This is going to be a busy season for me, In early March I will be presenting a paper on Jonathan Edwards and Latino Theology out at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, then in the middle of March I am going to Liberia to help make prescription glasses for people in rural areas in addition toContinue reading “My Paper for ETS Farwest 2014”

Book Review – Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence by Preston Sprinkle

“I do not believe that Jesus wants Christians to use violence. And if I can be so blunt: I think that a large portion of the American Evangelical church has been seduced, whether knowingly or not, by nationalistic militarism. Yet our inspired Word of God aggressively critiques this very thing….” – Preston Sprinkle (Fight: AContinue reading “Book Review – Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence by Preston Sprinkle”