‘Communion with Christ and his people’: The Spirituality of C. H. Spurgeon by Peter J. Morden (CBHHS Vol.5; Regent’s Park College, 2010)

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Puritan Piety: ‘A Calvinistic creed and a Puritanic morality’

Chapter 3: Evangelical Conversionism: ‘Dear spot of ground where Jesus met us! Dear hour which brought us to his feet!’

Chapter 4: Baptism and the Baptists: ‘I firmly believe … that baptism is the command of Christ’

Chapter 5: The Bible: ‘O Living Christ, make this a living word to me’

Chapter 6: Prayer: ‘Earnest prayer is the most potent means of winning continued commmunion’

Chapter 7: The Lord’s Supper: ‘By faith, I see our Lord standing in our midst’

Chapter 8: Activism: ‘A Christian sluggard! Is there such a thing? A Christian man on half time?’

Chapter 9: Holiness: ‘Oh to be Christly! We do desire to live on earth the life of Jesus …’

Chapter 10: Suffering: ‘Certain of us have had large fellowship with the Lord Jesus in affliction’

Chapter 11: Conclusion: ‘Love Christ and live Christ; think of Christ and speak of Christ’


Recent North American Baptist Doctoral Dissertations

Steven Harmon is posting some abstracts of recent doctoral dissertations completed in the US.

So far:

Scott Bullard on eucharist, unity and Baptists

Jeffrey Cary on Jenson, Williams, McClendon and free church ecclesiology

Aaron James on language, eucharist identity and baptist vision

North American Baptist Theologians 7: Douglas Harink

Ph.D. (Theology) 1988: University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto School of Theology

Professor of Theology, King’s University College, Alberta

Major Publications

“For or Against the Nations: Yoder and Hauerwas, What’s the Difference?” Toronto Journal of Theology 17 (2001): 167-185.

Paul Among the Postliberals (Brazos, 2003)

“The Anabaptist and the Apostle: John Howard Yoder as a Pauline Theologian,” in Ben C. Ollenburger and Gayle Gerber Koontz, eds., A Mind Patient and Untamed: Assessing John Howard Yoder’s Contributions to Theology, Ethics, and Peacemaking (Telford, PA: Cascadia, 2004): 274-287.

1 & 2 Peter (Brazos / SCM, 2009)

‘Barth’s Apocalyptic Exegesis and the Question of Israel in Römerbrief, Chapters 9–11’, Toronto Journal of Theology 25.1 (2009)

‘Will Theological Education Be Theological?’, Toronto Journal of Theology 25.1 (2009)

(ed.), Paul, Philosophy, and the Theopolitical Vision: Critical Engagements with Agamben, Badiou, Zizek, and Others (Wipf & Stock, 2010)