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Canon, Attribution and Texts of Terror, by Daniel Heck

Filed in Workshop by on March 16, 2015
Canon, Attribution and Texts of Terror, by Daniel Heck

Daniel Heck has been working on this fascinating and provocative paper, “Canon, Attribution and Texts of Terror,” for presentation at SVS 2015. With the goal of “thinking with the Vineyard,” this paper explores challenging questions regarding the nature of Scripture and its inspiration by testing against some of the most difficult texts in the Bible. Enjoy reading, and then join in the discussion!

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SVS 2015 Registration Now Open (+ a massive program update)

Filed in Announcements, General by on January 7, 2015 3 comments
SVS 2015 Registration Now Open (+ a massive program update)

Registration is now open at http://svs2015.eventbrite.com for the Sixth Annual Society of Vineyard Scholars Conference, to be held in Media, Pennsylvania — fifteen minutes from Philadelphia International Airport. The theme of this year’s conference is “Thinking With the Church, Thinking With The Vineyard.” It will be largely focused around scholarly and pastoral reflection on four applications of Vineyard […]

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A Review of Peter Enns’ New Book on Scripture!

Filed in Biblical, Book Reviews, Theological by on December 1, 2014 6 comments
A Review of Peter Enns’ New Book on Scripture!

A few weeks ago, I met a young man at Pascal’s Coffee for a chat. He told me he’d been in a bit of a crisis of faith and had some questions about the Bible. We sat down and he immediately produced a printed paper containing a list of ‘contradictions’ in the Bible as well […]

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Papers from SVS 2014 are now available for download

Filed in Announcements by on September 30, 2014 0 comments
Papers from SVS 2014 are now available for download

At long last, the papers from the 2014 Society of Vineyard Scholars conference, “Being The Church in the Time Between The Times,” are now available to SVS members. This collection of papers contains a rich collection of theological, biblical, and practical insight. Major themes in these papers include: Suffering and Kingdom Expectation Theological Anthropology Unity and […]

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SVS 2015 Call for Papers

Filed in Announcements by on September 30, 2014 0 comments
SVS 2015 Call for Papers

The Society of Vineyard Scholars is now soliciting papers for the Sixth Annual SVS Conference, “Thinking With the Church, Thinking With the Vineyard,” to be held on April 16-18, 2015 at Blue Route Vineyard in Media, PA. All who like to think theologically about their area of scholarly interest are invited and encouraged to submit a paper to be considered […]

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SVS at VJN in October

Filed in Announcements, General by on September 9, 2014 0 comments
SVS at VJN in October

The Steering Committee of the Vineyard Justice Network is excited to announce that this year’s VJN gathering at the Anaheim Vineyard in October will feature two SVS-sponsored workshops that bring together deep theological reflection and dialogue with the Justice and Mission of the Kingdom!!  The Vineyard Justice Network Conference is October 14-16 at the Anaheim Vineyard. […]

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Michael Frost’s Incarnational Challenge

Filed in Book Reviews, Christian Living by on September 1, 2014 0 comments
Michael Frost’s Incarnational Challenge

If you promise to keep a secret, I’d like to share some embarrassing information with you. For my MDiv senior project, I chose to research and develop praxis toward the “emerging” church in a rural context. I read as much of the literature on all things emerging/emergent and spent countless hours developing a way for […]

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Something for Everyone: The Story of God Bible Commentary

Filed in Biblical, Book Reviews by on July 26, 2014 1 comment
Something for Everyone: The Story of God Bible Commentary

John Wimber wrote: “The Bible is unlike any other book. It is a collection of incredible love letters from God, telling us about our relationship with him. Small wonder that we are called to be men and women of The Book, meditating on God’s Word and allowing it to transform our minds, hearts, souls, and […]

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SVS 2015 Survey: Help Out SVS and Win $50

Filed in General by on July 26, 2014 0 comments
SVS 2015 Survey: Help Out SVS and Win $50

Greetings from the Society of Vineyard Scholars! SVS 2015 Survey: Help Out SVS and Win $50 Last year’s SVS Survey was so helpful that we’ve decided to do it again! The Steering Committee would like to get to know a bit more about who you are and the ways that you think SVS could further foster […]

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“The Relational-Orientation of Vineyard Ecclesiology: Depth and Frailty in Our Relational Practices,” by Steven Lawrence Hamilton

Filed in Workshop by on June 24, 2014
“The Relational-Orientation of Vineyard Ecclesiology: Depth and Frailty in Our Relational Practices,” by Steven Lawrence Hamilton

We are pleased to open the second session of the SVS Workshop! This time we have a paper from Steven Lawrence Hamilton that comes from a larger project he is working on. Steven spends much of his time working with the Vineyard Justice Network. In this paper he is exploring immediately relevant ecclesiological questions from […]

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Hosea 3 commentary excerpt, by Beth Stovell

Filed in Workshop by on June 16, 2014
Hosea 3 commentary excerpt, by Beth Stovell

The first SVS Workshop has opened with a selection from Dr. Beth Stovell‘s upcoming commentary on the Minor Prophets. Check out the abstract below, and then sign in on the forum to read and interact with the paper!

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Announcing: The SVS Workshop

Filed in General, Workshop by on June 9, 2014 4 comments
Announcing: The SVS Workshop

“Theology is the work of the community seeking to understand the faith its members share.” — John R. Franke, The Character of Theology, 182. Are you working on a theologically-oriented project that would improve with constructive interaction and focused feedback from other folks in the Society of Vineyard Scholars? If you are, then read on! […]

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