[Book Review] Biblical Theology by Brevard S. Childs

Childs, Brevard S. Biblical Theology: A Proposal. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2002. 96 pp. $11.98 [Paperback] <Download PDF> Systematic Theology or Dogmatics, Theological and Historical Studies, Ethics, Hermeneutics, and Homiletics, are fields of studies that have been around since antiquity. How about Biblical Theology (BT)? From this investigation, Brevard Childs traverses his proposal. In thisContinue reading “[Book Review] Biblical Theology by Brevard S. Childs”

[Book Review] Hermeneutics in the Anabaptist Tradition

Stuart Murray. Biblical Interpretation in the Anabaptist Tradition. Kitchener, ON: Pandora Press, 2000. 277 pp. $23.51 [Paperback] <PDF Download> The book offers the hermeneutical background of Anabaptists according to its author. Stuart Murray Williams contends for the significance of Anabaptist contribution and influence in the Reformation. He has listed six hermeneutical principles of the AnabaptistContinue reading “[Book Review] Hermeneutics in the Anabaptist Tradition”

[Book Review] The Major Works by Anselm of Canterbury

Anselm of Canterbury. The Major Works. Edited by Brian Davies and Gillian Evans. NY: Oxford University Press, 1998. 544 pp. $14.20 [Paperback] <PDF Download> The author of these works is a great theologian and logician named Anselm of Bec or Canterbury. Born in 1033, yet at a young age, he had a strong desire toContinue reading “[Book Review] The Major Works by Anselm of Canterbury”

[Book Review] On Christian Teaching by Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine. On Christian Teaching. Translated by R.P.H. Green. NY: Oxford University Press, 2008. 208 pp. $12.98 [Paperback] <PDF Download> The entire premise of On Christian Teaching is how to interpret the scripture. Augustine further states two essential things in biblical hermeneutics: “the process of discovering what we need to learn, and the process ofContinue reading “[Book Review] On Christian Teaching by Saint Augustine”

[Book Review] On God and Christ: The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius

St. Gregory of Nazianzus. On God and Christ: The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius. NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2022. 144 pp. $18 [Kindle] <PDF Download> The general content of this compilation of Gregory’s five orations and two letters defends the consubstantiality of the Triune God—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. During lateContinue reading “[Book Review] On God and Christ: The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius”

Recent Published Writings of JP Arceno

“Utopian Virtual Reality in Ready Player One: Responding with Real Hope and the Christian Teleos,” in Film, Philosophy and Religion ed. William Anderson (Wilmington, Delaware: Vernon Press, August 2021), 69-88; [$91]. Abstract: This chapter provides a synopsis of virtual reality and attempts to understand the virtual world in Ready Player One (RPO) called OASIS (OntologicallyContinue reading “Recent Published Writings of JP Arceno”

[Book Review] Evangelicals and Catholics Together (2015)

George, Timothy, and Thomas G. Guarino. ed. Evangelicals and Catholics Together at Twenty: Vital Statements on Contested Topics. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2015. Evangelical Protestants and Roman Catholics have their long history of conflicts. Both groups view each other as a rival on the expansion of the kingdom of God. These conflicts can beContinue reading “[Book Review] Evangelicals and Catholics Together (2015)”