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April 21, 2016 | Sue Rozeboom
[Common Places]: Reading Notes: Theology of Worship
The Christian tradition has ever regarded worship worthy of theological reflection. Though the formal theological sub-discipline of “liturg...
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April 7, 2016 | Scott Swain
[Common Places]: Toward a Liturgical Anthropology: Helps from James K. A. Smith
Introduction: a philosophical handmaiden to liturgical anthropology How might theological anthropology benefit from James K. A. Smith’s Cult...
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March 17, 2016 | Ryan Peterson
[Common Places]: Reading Notes: Theological Anthropology
Some of the most influential works in theological anthropology are books not primarily about theological anthropology. For example, Irenaeu...
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March 4, 2016 | Matthew Drever
[Common Places]: James K. A. Smith and Augustinianism (Part 2)
As we saw in the previous post, Smith claims an Augustinian starting point. But the phenomenological framework he uses leads to basic diffe...
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March 3, 2016 | Matthew Drever
[Common Places]: James K. A. Smith and Augustinianism (Part 1)
In James K. A. Smith’s rich cultural liturgies series we find an Augustinian voice that on its face resonates in harmony with the fifth-cen...
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February 18, 2016 | Keith Johnson
[Common Places]: Reading Notes: Christocentrism
A theology is christocentric when its method, structure, arguments, and goals are oriented around the theologian’s account of the person an...
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February 4, 2016 | Jonathan Pennington
[Common Places] James K. A. Smith’s Desiring the Kingdom and Imagining the Kingdom: A Gospels Perspective
Michael Allen introduced this series of Common Places on J. K. A. Smith’s Cultural Liturgies project by noting that at its heart, Smith’s p...
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January 21, 2016 | Michael Allen
[Common Places] Reading Notes: Heavenly-Mindedness
One feature that will appear regularly this year will be a monthly series entitled Reading Notes. In these posts, editors and contributors ...
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January 7, 2016 | Michael Allen
[Common Places] On Cultural Liturgies: A Theological Analysis
With a new year comes an opportunity to venture into fresh territory with old resolve. For Common Places, this journey begins with a series ...
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December 17, 2015 | Michael Allen
[Common Places] Endings and Beginnings
As 2015 comes to its conclusion, we mark a year of posts here at Common Places. Much territory has been covered with a number of contributor...
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December 3, 2015 | Marc Cortez
[Common Places] Can You Start in Azusa and Still Make It to Nicea? Engaging Christopher Holmes’s The Holy Spirit
Zondervan Academic’s New Studies in Dogmatics series launched this fall with its first volume, Christopher Holmes’s The Holy Spirit, appeari...
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November 18, 2015 | ZA Blog
[Common Places] New Studies in Dogmatics: Kickoff Reception at ETS Today (11/19/15)
Are you at ETS? This very morning, meet some of the team behind the New Studies in Dogmatics series at our coffee reception: WHEN: November...
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November 5, 2015 | Ben Rhodes
[Common Places] New Studies in Dogmatics: Barth’s Pneumatology in Christopher Holmes’s The Holy Spirit
Zondervan Academic’s New Studies in Dogmatics series launches this fall with its first volume, Christopher Holmes’s The Holy Spirit, which ...
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October 15, 2015 | Michael Allen and Scott Swain, editors of Common Places
[Common Places] New Studies in Dogmatics: The Holy Spirit—Interview with Christopher R. J. Holmes
Zondervan Academic’s New Studies in Dogmatics series launched this fall with its first volume, Christopher Holmes’s The Holy Spirit, which i...
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October 1, 2015 | Christopher Holmes
[Common Places] New Studies in Dogmatics: The Holy Spirit
Zondervan Academic’s New Studies in Dogmatics series launches this fall with its first volume, Christopher Holmes’s The Holy Spirit, appeari...
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September 17, 2015 | Scott Swain
[Common Places] Engaging with Kate Sonderegger: On Divine Invisibility
“The Lord’s style of language” One of the theologian’s primary tasks is to assist the church in better understanding what Augustine once cal...
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