Category Archives: Integration

Want to Go to Costa Rica?

Sounds like the Wheaton Blog has been hacked by a bot posting spam, right? But in this case, it is legitimate. The Happiness and Well-Being Project, hosted by Saint Louis University and funded by the John Templeton Foundation, is looking … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kingdom through Covenant by Gentry and Wellum

Peter J .Gentry and Stephen J. Wellum, Kingdom through Covenant: A Biblical-Theological Understanding of the Covenants (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012), 848 pages “The idea of covenant is fundamental to the Bible’s story” (p. 21)—with this statement Peter J. Gentry and … Continue reading

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Review of “T&T Clark Handbook to Social Identity in the New Testament”

Often when a scholar enters a new field of study, she locates a handbook or dictionary on that topic, and uses that resource to find her bearings and identify broad trends within her chosen topic. As a systematic theologian, I … Continue reading

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Review: Covenantal Apologetics by Scott Oliphint

K. Scott Oliphint, Covenantal Apologetics: Principles and Practice in Defense of Our Faith, (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2013), 288 pages. I would like to thank Crossway for providing me a review copy. Amazon | Crossway Overview Scott Oliphint, professor at Westminster Theological … Continue reading

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The Eternal Bride and the Temporal Tower: On the Proper Aim of Academic Study and Writing

As the title of this post indicates, I have two institutions in mind: the bride of Christ, which is the Church, and the ivory tower, or the academy. I hope the two adjectives, eternal and temporal, communicate that I don’t … Continue reading

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Review of Gregg Okesson’s “Re-Imaging Modernity”

If you are looking for an excellent example of contextual theology, you ought to be reading Gregg Okesson’s Re-Imaging Modernity: A Contextualized Theological Study of Power and Humanity within Akamba Christianity in Kenya (Pickwick, 2012). He examines how three different … Continue reading

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Dialoging About Dialogue Partners: Theological Interpretation of Scripture in Christology, Hermeneutics, and Hebrews

Christology, Hermeneutics, and Hebrews—Profiles from the History of Interpretation. Edited by Jon C. Laansma and Daniel J. Treier (LNTS 423; London: T&T Clark, 2012). Thanks to T&T Clark for providing a review copy of this book. What makes interpretation “theological”? … Continue reading

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