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The Atonement Debates

Posted on : September 24, 2014

In contemporary Christian theology, accounts of the atonement are very much in flux. In what follows we will take a look at the two major conversations, the first about the “center” of atonement theology and… Continue Reading

Crafting a Missional Ethos through the Study of Scripture

Posted on : September 22, 2014

The Scriptures reveal the true God and God’s mission to redeem a lost humanity and heal a fractured creation. God’s mission assumes the active involvement of God’s people in the advancement of God’s kingdom. It… Continue Reading

Imperial and Eschatological Politics

Posted on : September 15, 2014

The concluding stanza in Charles Wesley’s “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” hymns the reality that empire parodies. Changed from glory into glory, till in heaven we take our place, till we cast our crowns before… Continue Reading

Holy Advocacy from a Wesleyan Perspective

Posted on : September 8, 2014

Much noise is being made in The United Methodist Church (UMC) about divergent views on human sexuality. Political strategies and aggressive campaigns have been designed and employed to win sympathy and votes in favor of… Continue Reading
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January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

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December 16, 2022

AFTE is now accepting scholarship applications for 2023. Applications and required supporting materials are due in the AFTE office no …

July 1, 2022

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to six doctoral students. The John Wesley Fellows …