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Latest issue of Didaskalia now available
2015-07-28
The latest issue of DidaskaliaProvidence Theological Seminary’s peer-reviewed, academic journal—is now available to readers.
 
As editor Daryl Climenhaga, Associate Professor of Global Studies at Providence, writes in his opening letter, the articles within “are worth the wait.”
 
Of note is the contribution of McMaster Divinity College professor August Konkel (pictured below), who, explains managing editor Russell Doerksen, discusses human value in light of Creation, the Image of God, and community in a piece entitled “In Defense of Human Values: The Good Life Under Divine Covenant.”
 
Konkel, incidentally, is President Emeritus of Providence.
 
Doerksen also points to Hendrik van der Breggen’s article, “It’s not Interpretation all the Way Down: A Defence of Simple Seeing,” as a particular highlight.
 
“He spends this article discussing how the popular “interpretation-all-the-way-down” philosophical tendency in modern education is deeply flawed, and how this impacts Christianity,” says Doerksen.
 
Van de Breggen is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Providence.
 
Didaskalia has been published since 1990 and is available through subscription (free to students). Interested parties can sign up by emailing Didaskalia.Subscriptions@Prov.ca, and back issues are also available upon request.
 
Going forward Patrick Franklin, Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics at Providence, will be serving as the journal’s editor.
 
Didaskalia (Vol. 24) Contents
 
Abandoned Space as the Locus of Spiritual Movements: British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Schools and the Bible School Movement in Saskatchewan
by Peter Bush
 
In Defence of Human Values: The Good Life Under Divine Covenant
by August Konkel
 
From Cone to King and Back: Simulated Correspondence as a Means of Elucidating Strong Currents in American Black Theology
by Steven K. Mittwede
 
It’s not Interpretation all the Way Down: A Defence of Simple Seing
by Hendrik van der Breggen
 
What is in a Day?: The Theological Significance of Yom in Genesis 1
by Rick Wadholm Jr.
 
Generous Spaciousness: Interacting with Wendy Vanderwal-Gritter’s Poster Towards Homosexual Christians in the Church
by Jonathan Coutts
 
Book Review: Charles Allen Kollar. Solution-Focused Pastoral Counselling, updated and expanded. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2011. 287 pp
by Kelvin F. Mutter
 
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