個人介紹

學 歷

BA (Wheaton College), DipCS & MCS (Regent College), PgCert & PhD (University of Edinburgh)
也在Gordon College, Jerusalem University College 和 Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz 修習過課程

現職/經歷

現職: 中華福音神學院系統神學助理教授
經歷: 公共關係和行銷;英語會話老師; 少年、大學、青年和成人事工;按立牧師(美國馬利蘭中華聖經教會);神學與倫理學助教 (英國愛丁堡大學 – 在2018年獲得愛丁堡大學學生協會的“Best Student who Tutors”獎提名; 在2020年獲得愛丁堡大學學生協會的“Teacher of the Year”獎提名 ); 英國高等教育學院認證會員 (Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK); 賢理-璀雅(Latreia Press)外審學術顧問.

著 作


Monographs

  • An ‘Open-Ended Distinctiveness’: The Contemporary Relevance of Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Participatory Ecclesiology and Ecumenism for World Christianity, Forschungen zur systematischen und ökumenischen Theologie Band 171 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2021).


  • Other Theses and Dissertations

  • ‘The Monergistic Theme of Participation in the Anthropological Soteriology of John Calvin: A Dialogue with Maximus the Confessor’, MCS thesis, Regent College, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2011.


  • Peer-Reviewed Articles and Essays

  • ‘Pope Francis at Lund, 2016, and the Relevance of Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Ecumenical Theology’, Ecclesiology 14:2 (2018): 133-46. [ESCI]

  • ‘Maximus the Confessor and the Problem of Participation’, The Heythrop Journal 58:1 (2017): 3-16. [AHCI]


  • Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • ‘"Personal", "Social", and "Political": Re-Exploring the Borders via Pannenberg and Cavanaugh’, Society for the Study of Theology [online due to COVID-19] (April 2021).

  • ‘Theological Identity in the 21st Century: Querying and Questioning the "Eschatological Imagination" in the Context of East Asia’, Mt. Carmel Symposium, 7th Annual Meeting, Hong Kong Baptist University [online due to COVID-19] (January 2021); reprised for the Taiwan World Christianity Workgroup [online] (February 2021).

  • ‘"Election to Community" as the Heart of Vocation: A Constructive Dialogue with Wolfhart Pannenberg and Stanley J. Grenz’, China Evangelical Seminary Theology Conference, Taiwan (December, 2020).

  • ‘World Christianity as "Christian" Theology?’, Taiwan Graduate School of Theology Conference, Taiwan (December, 2020).

  • ‘Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Eschatological View of Truth’s Coherence in Context’, Academic Short Paper Presentation to the Faculty, China Evangelical Seminary, Taiwan (October 2019).

  • ‘Between Ecclesiology and Eschatology: Reconsidering Pannenberg’s Doctrine of Election’, Theology & Ethics Research Seminar, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh (November 2017).

  • ‘Pannenberg on the Reformation and Rome: A Renewed Ecumenical Relevance’, Society for the Study of Theology, University of Nottingham (April 2017).

  • Invited response to Dr. Zachary Purvis, ‘Franz Overbeck (1837-1905): Modern Theology and Its Discontents’, Theology & Ethics Research Seminar, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh (February 2017).

  • ‘The Christian Life and Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Ontological Priority of the Future’, Guest Lecture for Dr. Lydia Schumacher’s ‘Key Debates in Modern Theology’ course, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh (November 2016).

  • ‘The Continuing Relevance of Pannenberg to Contemporary Expressions of Ecumenism? A Preliminary Response with Reference to Asia’, Ecclesiological Investigations International Research Network, 10th International Gathering, Ming Hua Theological College, Hong Kong (July 2016).

  • ‘The Continuing Relevance of Pannenberg to Contemporary Expressions of Ecumenism? A Preliminary Response’, New College Postgraduate Colloquium, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh (March 2016).

  • Invited response to Prof. Karen Kilby, ‘Eschatology and Suffering’, Theology & Ethics Research Seminar, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh (March 2016).


  • Other Formal Conference Participation

  • ‘The Spirit, the Kingdom, and Ecumenism—Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Doctrine of the Church’, The Inaugural Wolfhart Pannenberg Symposium, Loyola University Chicago [online] (forthcoming, March 2022). [Was originally scheduled to present a paper on Pannenberg’s ‘public’ doctrine of election, but I needed to withdraw my proposal due to an unexpected hospitalization in December 2021 that was projected to require several months recovery time.]

  • ‘國立東華大學2020年紀念溫英幹教授經濟暨財務金融學術研討會’, National Dong-Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan (September 2020).

  • ‘Kirche und Reich Gottes’, Pannenberg-Kolloquium, Pannenberg Forschunginstitut, Hochschule für Philosophie SJ, Munich, Germany (October 2016).

  • ‘Sharing Future Church: Reflections on The Church: Towards a Common Vision’, Joint Commission on Doctrine of the Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland, City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, Edinburgh, Scotland (December 2015).


  • Book Reviews

  • Review of Cornelius van der Kooi and Gijsbert van den Brink, Christian Dogmatics: An Introduction, trans. Reinder Bruinsma with James D. Bratt (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2017), Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies 6:1 (2021): 208-11; online version.

  • ‘Explorations in Majority World Soteriology’ – Review of Gene. L. Green, Stephen T. Pardue, and K. K. Yeo, eds., So Great a Salvation: Soteriology in the Majority World (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2017), The Expository Times 131:7 (2020): 328.

  • ‘The Lord’s Supper as Subversive Anti-Imperial Praxis?’ – Review of R. Alan Street, Subversive Meals: An Analysis of the Lord’s Supper under Roman Domination during the First Century (Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 2016), The Expository Times 131:6 (2020): 283-84.

  • ‘Evangelical Reflections on Ecclesiology and Mission’ – Review of Jason S. Sexton, ed., Four Views on the Church’s Mission (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2017), The Expository Times 131:6 (2020): 282-83.

  • ‘Revising Yoder via Bordieu’ – Review of Jamie Pitts, Principalities and Powers: Revising John Howard Yoder’s Soteriological Theology (Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2013), The Expository Times 131:6 (2020): 280.

  • Review of Ben Pugh, SCM Study Guide to Theology in the Contemporary World, (London: SCM Press, 2017), Theology in Scotland 26:2 (2019): 88-90.

  • ‘Ecumenism for the Perplexed’ – Review of R. David Nelson and Charles Raith II, Ecumenism: A Guide for the Perplexed (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017), The Expository Times 129:12 (2018): 584.

  • ‘The Relevance of Kierkegaard Amidst Religious Diversity’ – Review of George B. Connell, Kierkegaard and the Paradox of Religious Diversity, Kierkegaard as a Christian Thinker (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2016), The Expository Times 129:8 (2018): 383-84.

  • ‘Reasserting the Ecclesial Need for Black Liberation Theology’ – Review of R. Drew Smith, William Ackah, Anthony G. Reddie, and Rothney S. Tshaka (eds.), Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2015), The Expository Times 129:7 (2018): 341-42.

  • Review of Sang Hoon Lee, Trinitarian Ontology and Israel in Robert W. Jenson’s Theology (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2016), Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies 3:1 (2018): 189-91; online version.

  • ‘The Bible’s Place in American Politics’ – Review of Frances Flannery and Rodney A. Werline (eds.), The Bible in Political Debate: What Does it Really Say? (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016), The Expository Times 129:4 (2018), 182.

  • ‘Mbiti, Mugambi, and Post-Colonial Theology’ – Review of Robert S. Heaney, From Historical to Critical Post-Colonial Theology (Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 2016), The Expository Times 129:3 (2017): 141-42.

  • ‘Renewing the Relevance of Bryan R. Wilson’s Secularization Thesis’ – Review of Bryan R. Wilson (ed. Steve Bruce), Religion in Secular Society: Fifty Years On (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), The Expository Times 129:2 (2017): 98-99.

  • Invited review of Ambrose Mong, Accommodation and Acceptance: An Exploration in Interfaith Relations (Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 2015), Studies in World Christianity 23:2 (2017): 185-86.

  • ‘Protestant Pastors and Public Life: An American Portrait (1989-2009)’ – Review of Corwin E. Smidt, Pastors and Public Life: The Changing Face of American Protestant Clergy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), The Expository Times 128:11 (2017): 567-68.

  • ‘Tracing and Commending the Ignatian Ecclesial Disposition’ – Review of Gill K. Goulding, C.J., A Church of Passion and Hope: The Formation of an Ecclesial Disposition from Ignatius Loyola to Pope Francis and the New Evangelization (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016), The Expository Times 128:8 (2017): 407-8.

  • ‘Uppsala School—Studies in Ecclesiological Construction’ – Review of Sune Fahlgren and Jonas Ideström, eds., Ecclesiology in the Trenches: Theory and Method under Construction (Cambridge: James Clarke and Co., 2015), The Expository Times 128:7 (2017): 360.

  • ‘Sermons for Relating Well’ – Review of Quentin J. Schultze and Diane M. Badzinski, An Essential Guide to Interpersonal Communication: Building Great Relationships with Faith, Skill, and Virtue in the Age of Social Media (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2015), The Expository Times 128:3 (2016): 151-52.

  • ‘Ecumenism into the Twenty-First Century?’ – Review of Michael Kinnamon, Can a Renewal Movement Be Renewed? Questions for the Future of Ecumenism (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2014), The Expository Times 128:1 (2016): 43.

  • ‘The Problem of Evil as a Way into Pannenberg’ – Review of Mark Hocknull, Pannenberg on Evil, Love and God: The Realisation of Divine Love, Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies Series (Oxford: Routledge, 2014), The Expository Times 127:9 (2016): 463-64.


  • Knowledge Exchange/Other Contributions (Selected)

  • ‘新冠是現代世界的終結者?再思人論’,【神學新日常】系列3, 譯/林雨,神國雜誌 67 (Spring 2021, in press); English original with editorial explanation: ‘COVID-19 as the End of the Modern World? Part Three: Reconsidering Anthropology’, KRC Magazine 68 (Summer 2022, forthcoming).

  • ‘完整的人性:重拾肉身存在的禮物’, 譯/李佩玲, 基督教論壇報 4387 (December 8-10, 2021): 10; online version.

  • ‘明白上帝的話語: 重新確認聖經的重要性’, 譯/李佩玲, 華神院訊 614 (December 2021): 1-3; online version.

  • ‘新冠是現代世界的終結者?再思教會論’,【神學新日常】系列2, 譯/林雨,神國雜誌 66 (Winter 2021): 56-61; online version; English original with editorial explanation: ‘COVID-19 as the End of the Modern World? Part Two: Reconsidering Ecclesiology’, KRC Magazine 67 (Spring 2022, in press).

  • ‘聖經好好讀講座:聖經與我的生活處境有何關係’, 東海學生團契, 東海大學 (October 2021); video available: https://youtu.be/yRUESmBH5hA.

  • ‘福音與世人和好’, 約書亞團契, 中華基督教長老會台北信友堂 [online due to COVID-19] (September 2021); video available: https://youtu.be/es8AvJe8TbU.

  • ‘新冠是現代世界的終結者?再思救恩論’,【神學新日常】系列1, 譯/林雨,神國雜誌 65 (Fall 2021): 58-62; online version; English original with editorial explanation: ‘COVID-19 as the End of the Modern World? Part One: Reconsidering Soteriology’, KRC Magazine 66 (Winter 2022): English section 5-10; online version, online editorial explanation.

  • ‘重新發現「容易之軛」的靈修生活’, 譯/孫秀惠, 基督教論壇報 (上) 4319 (April 14-16, 2021): 10; (下) 4321 (April 21-23, 2021), 10; online versions: , .

  • ‘A Tribute to My Dad’ (English original), ‘我現在才知道的爸爸’ (中文), 譯/林雨, 紀念溫英幹教授, 神國網站 (August 2020): http://shen-guo.org/wen-memorial-tribute-to-dad.html.

  • ‘與你何干?’ (約翰福音 21:17-25), 中華福音神學院崇拜影音 (May 2020); video available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kp1zAKtL-RU.

  • ‘50/50 Alumni Project: 2008’, Regent College (March 2020): https://www.regent-college.edu/fifty-fifty/2008.

  • ‘我的學思歷程’, 華神院訊 591 (January 2020): 4-5: https://bit.ly/36fcxq8.

  • Featured Blog Respondent to Prof. Michael Welker’s 2019/2020 Gifford Lectures on ‘In God’s Image: Anthropology’, Lecture 2: ‘Human Spirit and Divine Spirit’, University of Edinburgh (October-November 2019): https://giffordsedinburgh.com/2019/10/29/lecture-2-human-spirit-and-divine-spirit/.

  • ‘Public Speaking with an Interpreter’ – University of Edinburgh Open Educational Resource, CC 4.0 Attribution License (2018). Video available: https://open.ed.ac.uk/public-speaking-with-an-interpreter/.

  • Featured Blog Respondent to Prof. Kathryn Tanner’s 2016 Gifford Lectures on ‘Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism’, Lecture 5: ‘Another World?’, University of Edinburgh (May 2016): https://giffordsedinburgh.com/2016/05/11/another-world/.

  • ‘Millennials and the Church: Reasons for Concern, Reason for Hope’, Children’s Department Teachers Training, Chinese Bible Church of Maryland (2015); video available: https://youtu.be/I-sChc3V03U.

  • ‘Millennials and the Church: Reasons for Concern, Reason for Hope’, Kingdom Resources for Christ Magazine No. 40 (2015): 10-14: http://www.shen-guo.org/millennials-and-church-reason-for-hope-e.html. Chinese translation by Linda Pang, ‘千禧世代與教會—諸多關切,惟一盼望’, 20-24: http://www.shen-guo.org/millennials-and-the-church.html.

  • ‘A Year Without Facebook’, Interview with DJ Chuang, SocialMedia.Church Podcast, Archives, Episode 54 (2013). Audio available: http://socialmediachurch.net/2013/07/a-year-without-facebook-episode-54/.

  • ‘Union with Christ: Abiding in Him’, Kharis Campus Ministry, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD, USA (2012). Video available: https://youtu.be/VxXkk7FrOZg.

  • ‘An Unfolding Picture’, interview and article by Kristin Niehoff, The Regent World 19:1 (2006): 6.


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