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Journal of Theology

The Midwestern Journal of Theology is a scholarly journal written to assist Christians and churches in making disciples throughout the world. Published twice a year, each issue includes theological and exegetical articles, inspirational sermons, and reviews of important books.

The Journal of Theology is available free online for digital download or for purchase at the Sword & Trowel bookstore.

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Editor, Michael D. McMullen
Book Review Editor, N. Blake Hearson

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Latest Issue

Spring 2023 Midwestern Journal of Theology

Welcome to the Spring 2023 issue of the Midwestern Journal of Theology. It is a joy and privilege to note that the articles in this issue have all been contributed or co-written by teachers at Midwestern. We open this issue with a very interesting discussion-debate between two influential scholars, Dr. Jason S. DeRouchie, and Dr. Wayne Grudem, in which they think about ‘How Old is the Earth?’ Midwestern’s Dr. Todd R. Chipman then contributes his perspective analysis of ‘Roles in Johannine Discourse,’ through his article, ‘Participating in the Jesus Drama.’ This is followed by Dr. Nicholas Majors’ scholarly study of ‘Saul as a King-Priest.’ Our penultimate piece, from Dr. Jason Kees ‘The Magi’s Fulfillment of the Hebrew Bible’s Theme “East of Eden,”’ re-examines this particular aspect of the birth of Christ. We conclude this issue with an article in our regular ‘For the Church’ focused section. This time contributed by Dr. Joe M. Allen III, in which he contemplates Missions at Midwestern by explaining ‘Why ‘For the Church’ means for the Nations!


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Previous Issues

Fall 2022 Midwestern Journal of Theology

Spring 2022 Midwestern Journal of Theology

Spring 2018 Midwestern Journal of Theology

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