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Graduate Student Publications and Presentations, 2005-2006

 

Radu Bordeianu. "Trinity and the Church in the Theology of Dumitru Staniloae." Paper presented at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting (Eastern Orthodox Studies Group), Philadelphia, PA, November 20, 2005.

Anthony Briggman. "The Spirit as Creator Tradition in 2 Baruch." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Early Judaism and Judaic Studies Session), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Bogdan G. Bucur. "The Feet That Eve Heard in Paradise and Was Afraid: The Christology of Byzantine Festal Hymns." Paper presented at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting (Eastern Orthodox Studies Group), Philadelphia, PA, November 19, 2005.

Bogdan G. Bucur. "On Climbing the Cosmic Ladder: Clement of Alexandria's Hierarchical Cosmology and Its Innovations." Paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism Section), Philadelphia, PA, November 21, 2005.

Silviu N. Bunta. "YHWH's Cult Statue in Post-exilic Judaism: A Linguistic and Theological Reinterpretation of Ezekiel 28:12." Paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (Theological Perspectives on the Book of Ezekial Section), Philadelphia, PA, November 20, 2005.

Mark Chapman. "A Determined Liberty: Jonathan Edwards' Conception of the Will." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Philosophy of Religion/Systematics Session on Theological Themes), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Megan DeFranza. "The Transformation of Deception: Excavating the Traditions behind the Portrait of Eve in the Apocalypse of Abraham 23." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Early Judaism and Judaic Studies Session), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Christopher Dorn. "Tradition in Transformation: The Lord's Supper in the Reformed Church in America." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Religion in North America Session), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, April 1, 2006.

Steven Dunn. "Moses-Exodus imagery in the structure of John's Gospel." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (New Testament Session on the Gospel of John), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Abraham B. Fisher. "Judging the Common Good: The Summa Theologia on Justice in Civil and Ecclesial Law." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Historical Perspectives on Religion Session on Church, States and Common Good), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Matthew Gerlach. "Reading Scripture Theologically with St. Irenaeus of Lyons: The Theological-Exegetical Fruitfulness of the 'Hypothesis' of Faith," 2006Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research,Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, April 1, 2006.

Michael Groen. "Calvin and The Jews: Studies of Calvin’s Letters, His Commentary on Romans, and Secondary Sources." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2005.

Richard Hanson. "The Hermeneutics of Comparative Theology." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Philosophy of Religion/Systematics Session on Philosophical and Hermeneutical Themes), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, April 1, 2006.

Paul C. Heidebrecht. "A Prescription for the Ills of Modernity? Understanding A. James Reimer's Approach to Theology." The Mennonite Quarterly Review 80/2 (April, 2006): 229-248.

Paul C. Heidebrecht. "In Search of a Radically Orthodox Economic Ethic: Where is the Radical Orthopraxis?" Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Ethics Session), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, April 1, 2006.

Paul C. Heidebrecht. "Re-reading Samuel Miller's Brief Retrospect In Search of a Theological Contribution to the Shift in Early American Attitudes Toward Technology." Paper presented at the American Society of Church History Winter Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, January 7, 2006.

Paul C. Heidebrecht, with Jame Schaefer. "Pursuing Dialogue between Theologians and Engineers: The Need for Theological Reflection on Technology." Paper presented at the Role of Engineering at Catholic Universities Conference at the University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, September 23, 2005.

Michael Anthony Novak. "A Stark, Raving Proposal: On the Failure of University Theology and Philosophy Requirements to Meet Their Goal, and a Necessary Structural Correction." Paper presented at Joy in the Truth: The Catholic University in the New Millennium, the 6th Annual Fall Conference at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, September 30, 2005.

L. William Oliverio, Jr. Review of Discernment and Truth by Mark A. McIntosh. Pneuma 27/2 (Fall, 2005): 395-97.

Kristine J. Ruffatto.  “In His Rest Shalt Thou Rest’: The Concept of Rest in the Acts of Thomas and its Roots in Jewish Rest Tradition.” Paper presented at North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, June 1, 2005.

Kristine J. Ruffatto. “Raguel as Interpreter of Moses’ Throne Vision: The Transcendent Identity of Raguel in the Exagoge of Ezekiel the Tragedian,” Paper presented at SBL Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 22, 2005.

Pamela Shellberg. "John 19:1-16a: Hearing It Again for the First Time." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (New Testament Session on the Gospel of John), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Pamela Shellberg. "Looking at Oxyrhynchus Parchment 840 through a Johannine Lens." Paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (Christian Apocrypha Section), Philadelphia, PA, November 21, 2005.

Aaron Smith. "Calvin's Theology in, with, and under the Registers of the Consistory of Geneva 1542-1544." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2005.

Marguerite L. Spencer. "Environmental Racism and Black Theology: What James Cone Teaches Us About Whiteness." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Religion and Ecology Session), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Christopher Stephenson. "'The Way' of Juergen Moltmann's Christology: The Development of a Messianic Doctrine." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Philosophy of Religion/Systematics Session on Twentieth-Century Theologians), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Christopher Stephenson. "Memorial and Remembrance in Calvin's Doctrine of the Lord's Supper." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2005.

Lisa Stephenson. "Where has the S/spirit of Former Times Gone?" Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Religion in North America Session), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Lisa Stephenson. "The Genevan Consistory: The Programmatic Implementation of Reformation Rites." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2005.

Vance Thomas. "An Interested Beauty: A Rereading of Hans Urs von Balthasar's Theological Aesthetics." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Philosophy of Religion/Systematics Session on Twentieth-Century Theologians), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Daniel Torkelson. "Preacher Or Pundit? Calvin’s Sermons And The Consolidation Of Genevan Politics, 1554-1555." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2005.

Christopher Vena. "Managing the Earth: Anthropological Assumptions in Environmental Stewardship." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Religion and Ecology Session), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, March 31, 2006.

Monique Venne. "Motherhood Metaphors in the Roman Catholic Church." Paper presented at the Upper Midwest regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Schools of Oriental Research (Religion, Gender, and Sexuality Session), Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, April 1, 2006.

 


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