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Abraham Heschel  

Susannah Heschel

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Mar 2021
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Feb 2021
The friendship between Abraham Joshua Heschel and Reinhold Niebuhr was both personal and intellectual. Neighbours on the Upper West Side of New York City, they walked together in Riverside ... More

Aesthetics  

William Dyrness and Christi Wells

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Feb 2021
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Feb 2021
Edwards’s aesthetics grounded in the ongoing work of God communicated in creation, not only lies at the centre of his thought but is increasingly recognized as one of his most original ... More

Africa  

Adriaan C. Neele

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Feb 2021
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Feb 2021
Jonathan Edwards’s attention to Africa cannot go unnoticed, as articulated in his A History of the Work of Redemption. Less attention, however, has been given to the reception of Edwards’s ... More

Alternative Christianities: Mormons, Seventh-day Adventists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses  

Ronald Lawson, Kenneth Xydias, and Ryan T. Cragun

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
This chapter provides a clear but concise history of three of the more prominent proselytizing religious groups in Latin America: Mormons, Seventh-day Adventists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses. ... More

American Foreign Policy  

Heather A. Warren

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Mar 2021
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Feb 2021
Reinhold Niebuhr’s ability to analyse the most fundamental aspects of human existence and reckon with them on the grandest scale has remained relevant for American foreign policy since the ... More

Anglican  

Mary Tanner

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Oct 2017
This chapter traces the Anglican commitment to, and involvement in, the ecumenical movement from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, particularly as reflected in resolutions of ... More

Anglican Interpretations of Scripture: Can Scriptural Reasoning Provide a Way Forward?  

Kathy Grieb

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter considers the future of Anglicanism especially in the light of the interpretation of Scripture. It considers a recent instance of impasse and suggests a possible way forward. ... More

Anglican Spirituality  

Anne Loades

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
By virtue of its historical origins as well as its commitment to fundamental doctrines such as the Trinity, and the transformation of perspective as a result of ecumenism and the ... More

Anglican Way or Ways?  

Terry Brown

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
In the light of recent Anglican practice, initiated by the Anglican Primates’ taskforce, Theological Education for the Anglican Communion, to speak of ‘the Anglican Way’ rather than ... More

Anglican Wisdom  

Jenny Gaffin

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
The chapter focuses on the nature and character of Anglican wisdom, exploring this in the context of church structures, tradition, and truth. Drawing on a variety of different examples and ... More

Anglicanism and Pan-Evangelicalism  

Alister McGrath

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter considers the emergence of the complex relationship between Anglicanism and a broader evangelical movement (often known as ‘pan-evangelicalism’) which transcends denominational ... More

Anglicanism and the Fathers  

Andrew McGowan

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
Anglicanism from the time of the Reformation has been characterized by a persistent interest in the Fathers of the church which joins authorities as diverse in date and disposition as ... More

Anthropology, Affections, and Free Will  

Seng-Kong Tan

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Feb 2021
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Feb 2021
This chapter explores Edwards’s theological anthropology from the perspective of his psychological understanding of the person, where the human intellect and volition reflect and ... More

The Art of Imperial Politics and the Interminable Frustrations of History  

John Bew

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Mar 2021
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Feb 2021
This short chapter considers the renewed interest in Niebuhr’s legacy from the middle part of the first decade of the twenty-first century, through the presidency of Barack Obama and into ... More

Asia  

Dongsoo Han

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Feb 2021
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Feb 2021
This chapter gives an overview of the scholarship of Asian Edwardseans and the significant publications of primary and secondary sources on Edwards in Asia. There remains today little ... More

Australia  

Stuart Piggin

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Feb 2021
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Feb 2021
Because evangelicalism has been arguably the strongest expression of Christianity in Australia, Edwards, as one of its principal founders, has been a seminal presence. The explicit ... More

Authority, Theology, and Power  

Janet Trisk

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter explores questions of power and authority under the headings of identity, orthodoxy and ministry. Written from a (South African) postcolonial context, and employing the method ... More

Baptist  

Steven R. Harmon

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Nov 2017
While the Baptist tradition has not always been associated with ecumenical engagement in the minds of its observers or of Baptists themselves, this chapter highlights the overt and implicit ... More

Barth and Contemporary Protestant Theology  

Cornelis van der Kooi

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
The appropriation of Barth’s theology in contemporary Protestant theology is related to the culture and conditions of its reception. While the direct influence of Barth may broadly have ... More

Barth and Culture  

Jessica DeCou

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
Due to a widespread perception that he was a theologian of division, Karl Barth is not generally counted amongst the twentieth century’s great theologians of culture. Although this ... More

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