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January 14, 2015 | Michael Allen and Scott Swain, editors of Common Places
[Common Places] Announcing Our Next Series: New Voices for Theology
Ours is a day of noise, not silence. The great difficulty in navigating theological study in the English-speaking world is not owing to the ...
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December 18, 2014 | Michael Allen
[Common Places] The Promise and Prospects of Retrieval: Recent Developments in Eschatology
Surveys of Christian doctrine regularly note that the themes of eschatology have attained a certain prestige in the late nineteenth and then...
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December 4, 2014 | Thomas Joseph White, O.P.
[Common Places] The Promise and Prospects of Retrieval: Recent Developments in Roman Catholic Thought that Shape Contemporary Dogmatic Theology
Broadly speaking, Catholic theology in the past twenty years has been characterized by three distinctive tendencies. The first is the declin...
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November 20, 2014 | John Webster
[Common Places] The Promise and Prospects of Retrieval: Recent Developments in Dogmatics
When I was a graduate student in Cambridge in the late 1970s, dogmatics was a minority discipline, and the word itself almost never mentione...
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November 6, 2014 | Oliver Crisp
[Common Places] The Promise and Prospects of Retrieval: Recent Developments in Analytic Theology
Analytic theology has its roots in the development of the analytic philosophy of religion in the second half of the twentieth century. In th...
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October 16, 2014 | Michael Allen
[Common Places] The Promise and Prospects of Retrieval: Recent Developments in the Divine Attributes
What has Athens to do with Jerusalem? For several decades in the twentieth century, the answer seemed to be overwhelmingly: “Too much!” The ...
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October 2, 2014 | J. Todd Billings
[Common Places] The Promise and Prospects of Retrieval: Recent Developments in Protestant Scholasticism
Many people who think that they despise the theology of John Calvin change their mind once they actually take time to read his writings. I’v...
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September 18, 2014 | Wesley Hill
[Common Places] The Promise and Prospects of Retrieval: Recent Developments in Theological Exegesis
Many of the most interesting developments that have taken place in the fields of biblical studies and systematic theology in the last twenty...
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September 4, 2014 | Fred Sanders
[Common Places] The Promise and Prospects of Retrieval: Recent Developments in Trinitarian Theology
About twenty years ago when I applied from seminary to graduate school, I sent along as my writing sample a seminar paper on current trends ...
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September 4, 2014 | Michael Allen and Scott Swain, editors of Common Places
Common Places: A New Forum for Old Conversations
Alexander Solzhenitsyn characterized modern literary and artistic culture as exhibiting “a stubborn tendency to grow not higher but to the s...
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