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The shape of faith : creation and theological knowing in early Christian catechesis.
This dissertation traces the development of catechesis as an educational institution in early Christianity, with a focus on Italy and North Africa from the second to the fifth century. While catechesis has been an object ...
Ought we kiss the hand that smites us? : Black Protestants in the age of lynching, 1890-1919.
The decades-long phenomenon of racialized lynching in the United States took thousands of lives, but beyond the death toll, it also created a culture of terror in Black communities. These communities powerfully resisted ...
The radical idea of the priesthood of foreigners : understanding the inclusivism in Isaiah 56:1-8.
This dissertation examines how the radical idea of the priesthood of foreigners in Isa 56:1-8 (and 66:18-24) developed in the Persian period by investigating Isa 56:1-8 in relation to its literary context in Isa 56-66 and ...
Reforging history : the divine warrior in Persian period expansions in the Twelve.
In the Persian era, a new phase of the development of the Book of the Twelve began. These developments included the incorporation of new documents along with the expansion of existing documents and inevitably incorporated ...
The fragility of words : postliberal theology and the difficulty of language.
This dissertation explores the difficulty of taking our human language seriously in the discipline of Christian theology and ethics. The central difficulty that concerns me is how the strength and dependability of language ...
The restoration of all of God’s children : the Gentile mission and the salvation of black-skinned people in Luke/Acts.
The author of Luke and Acts links his discussion of the salvation of the Gentile nations and even the restoration of Israel to the salvation of black-skinned people. Against the background in which Luke is writing, it ...