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“On Abortion” by Robert W. Jenson

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“The God of the Gospel” by Robert W. Jenson

This address by Robert W. Jenson was delivered at a conference in Baltimore which Fr William McKeachie and I organized. Old St Paul’s Church hosted the event. The year was 1992, but neither William nor I remember the month or … Continue reading

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“A Call to Faithfulness” by Robert W. Jenson

Robert W. Jenson delivered this address to the “A Call to Faithfulness” conference at St Olaf College in June 1990. It speaks as powerfully, and relevantly, to the Church today as it did 28 years ago. Whether you are Protestant, … Continue reading

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Hell, Freedom, and the Predestinating Gospel

But what about HELL? This is always the first question posed when confronted with Robert W. Jenson’s understanding of the gospel as unconditional promise. If the Church is authorized to speak the Kingdom to all comers, does this not imply universal … Continue reading

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To Preach the Gospel is to Justify the Ungodly

“What happened to the world with Jesus,” Robert W. Jenson avers, “was that at the end of the long history of Israel’s promises, a sheerly unconditional promise was said and became sayable in the world” (Story and Promise, p. 50). … Continue reading

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Gospel the Paschal Hope

“Jesus is risen!” Here is the gospel in its most compact, succinct, and exhilarating expression. The gospel can be proclaimed in a multitude of ways, yet all ultimately distil to Easter. Apart from the resurrection, Jesus’ preaching of the coming … Continue reading

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Reading Scripture through the Creed

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