Covenantal Pluralism?

van Buren, Paul M.

When revelation is seen in its covenantal aspect as the grounding of a covenantal community in its relationship to God, it loses its unidirectional character. Being covenantal, it is always dialectical, constituted not simply by a divine act from above, but also by a human contribution from below. … [more]

Divine Plurality: The Invitation of the Trinitarian Dogma

van Buren, Paul M.

The doctrine of the Trinity, indeed the dogma, is in serious need of attention, and not least because, instead of being our joyous confession of God-with-us, Emmanuel, and so of our identity before God, it has become a problem for most Christians. … [more]

Theology and Literature (1) – Franz Kafka

Wardlaw, Henry R.

Rev. Henry R. Wardlaw, Emeritus Professor at the Uniting Church Theological Hall, Melbourne, Australia, discusses the relation of Franz Kafka and his writings to the Jewish tradition of faith. … [more]

Beyond the Hebrew Bible: The Formation of the New Testament Canon

Watson, Nigel

The Scriptures' in the New Testament regularly refers to the Christian reading of the Jewish Scriptures. The Canon is the list of sacred books that serves as the rule of Christian faith and life. … [more]

Rightly Explaining the Word of Truth (Appendices)

Council of Christians and Jews Victoria, Australia

Guidelines for Christian Clergy and Teachers in their use of the New Testament with reference to the New Testament's presentation of Jews and Judaism. 9 November 1994 … [more]