August 22, 2014
Wheaton Faculty Publish Books on Poetry, The Early Church, the Inspiration of Scripture, and More
Wheaton College faculty regularly publish books and articles. Faculty members who have recently published books include:
Dr. Jill Peláez Baumgaertner, Dean of Humanities and Theological Studies
What Cannot Be Fixed (Poiema Series of Cascade Books, 2014)
A collection of poems about living the paradox, simul justus et peccator: the believer is both justified and a sinner.
Dr. Michael Graves, Armerding Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
The Inspiration and Interpretation of Scripture: What the Early Church Can Teach Us (Eerdmans, 2014)
Dr. Graves examines in detail what Christians in the first five centuries believed about the inspiration of Scripture.
Dr. Karen H. Jobes, Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek & Exegesis
1, 2, & 3 John: Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (Zondervan, 2014)
This book features an in-depth treatment of the issues raised by the three letters of John for academic biblical studies and pastors, students, and laypeople.
Dr. Beth Felker Jones, Associate Professor of Theology
God the Spirit: Introducing Pneumatology in Wesleyan and Ecumenical Perspective (Cascade Books, 2014)
Dr. Jones introduces the doctrine of the Holy Spirit in the Wesleyan theological tradition and the greater church.
Dr. George Kalantzis, Associate Professor of Theology and Dr. Gregory W. Lee, Assistant Professor of Theology
Christian Political Witness (IVP Academic, 2014)
Edited by Drs. Kalantzis and Lee, this volume of essays from the 2013 Wheaton Theology Conference addresses biblical, historical, and theological proposals for thinking responsibly about the intersection of church and state.
Dr. Kathleen Kastner, Professor of Music
The Marimba: Teach It! (Media Press, Inc., 2013)
This specialized teacher’s guide covers basic skills and physical training, strategies for sight reading, and effective practice and improvisation techniques.
Dr. Jennifer Powell McNutt, Associate Professor of Theology and History of Christianity
Calvin Meets Voltaire: The Clergy of Geneva in the Age of Enlightenment, 1685-1798 (Ashgate, 2014)
Dr. McNutt presents a revisionist work on Geneva’s eighteenth-century clergy, placing them within the “Religious Enlightenment.”
The Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority (InterVarsity Press, 2013)
Professor of Old Testament Dr. John Walton and Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Greek Dr. D. Brent Sandy take a detailed look at how the origins of scriptural authority in ancient oral cultures inform our understanding of the Old and New Testaments today.