John Stephenson PhD

Registrar

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary

Location
St. Catharines, Canada
Discipline
Arts and Humanities
Interests
History of Christian Doctrine Sacramental Theology Martin Luther Wilhelm Loehe Joseph Ratzinger Ecumenism & Much Else Besides
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About

Born in West Hartlepool (after 1969 Hartlepool), County Durham, England, 1953; Canadian citizen since 1997. Married to former Bonnie C. M. Zimmerman, 1983; father of three daughters and grandfather of two grandchildren. Ordained into pastorate of The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod on Advent IV 1985, and professor at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary since January 1989.
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Publications

And Who is My Separated Brother?

Stephenson J

Logia (2015)

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Who is my separated brother?

Stephenson J

Logia (201)

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Wilhelm Loehe, An Ecumenical Lutheran? From Nein through Jein to a Qualified Ja.

Stephenson J

Wilhelm Loehe: Theology and History/Theologie und Geschichte (2013)

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"Jein" to Vatican II

Stephenson J

Logia (2014)

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Wilhelm Loehe, An Ecumenical Lutheran? From Nein through Jein to a Qualified Ja

Stephenson J

Wilhelm Loehe: Theologie und Geschichte/Theology and History; Loehe Theological Conference III Fort Wayne/IN July 26th-30th 2011 of the International Loehe Society (2013)

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The Incarnation of God

Küng H

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Martin Luther's Eucharistic Writings 1523-1528

Stephenson J

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Usus und Actio: Das Heilige Abendmahl bei Luther und Melanchthon mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Reinhard Slenczka, D.D., sowie Zusammenfassungen in englischer, schwedischer und nnischer Sprache. By Jürgen Diestelmann. Review by John R. Stephenson

Stephenson J

Logia (2009)

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Wilhelm Loehe: An Ecumenical Lutheran? From "Nein" through "Jein" to a qualified "Ja"

Stephenson J

Currents in Theology and Mission (2012)

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Ancient, modern, and accurate: a reflection on theological method

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Journal (2009)

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A Happy Exchange: the Prince and the Pauper at Cross and Altar

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (1998)

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Review Essay: Augstinus Reinhard Sander, Ordinatio Apostolica

Stephenson J

Logia (2008)

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Review Essay on Volker Stolle, Paulus und Luther

Stephenson J

Logia (2004)

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(Review of) Heinrich Bornkamm, Luther in Mid-Career 1521-1530

Durham University Journal (1982)

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The Lord will deliver His Church

Stephenson J

Logia (2013)

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Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics—An Ongoing Project

Stephenson J

Luther Academy Bulletin (2010)

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Luther’s Reform of the Mass and its Application to Liturgical Change Today

Stephenson J

Luther Academy Lecture Series (2010)

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Ecclesia Anglicana Hodie: How Fare Our Anglican Cousins? Some Reflections Dedicated to Norman Nagel

Stephenson J

Logia (2011)

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Which kingdom will have no end?

Stephenson J

The Canadian Lutheran 21, 9 (2006)

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A life obscured, A death observed: St Peter’s and Pinellas Park

Stephenson J

The Canadian Lutheran 20, 3 (2005)

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Reflections on the Holy Office of the Ministry for the Scandinavian Diaspora

Stephenson J

Logia (2006)

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Ämbetet i Konkordieboken

Stephenson J

Ecclesia (2004)

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Reflections on the Malum Syncretisticum

Stephenson J

Logia (2004)

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The Church and the End Logia

Stephenson J

Logia (2007)

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Liturgy and Dogma

Stephenson J

Logia (2004)

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Liturgi och Dogma

Stephenson J

Ecclesia

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Sanctification and the Lord’s Supper in the Theology of Martin Luther

Stephenson J

Pieper Lectures (2002)

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Wittenberg weds Canterbury

Stephenson J

The Canadian Lutheran 16, 5 (2001)

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The challenge of the centuries, Part Two

Stephenson J

The Canadian Lutheran 15, 1 (2000)

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The challenge of the centuries, Part One

Stephenson J

The Canadian Lutheran 14, 9 (1999)

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A Happy Exchange

Stephenson J

The Canadian Lutheran 12, 9 (1997)

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Robert Preus, Historian of Theology

Stephenson J

Logia (1996)

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Life Issues: Stretching the Comfort Zone

Stephenson J

The Canadian Lutheran 11, 4 (1996)

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The Two Kingdoms Doctrine in the Reformed Tradition

Stephenson J

Luther Academy Papers (1995)

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Wilhelm Loehe's "Churchly Program": Grandiose Failure, Minimal Success, or Blueprint Still Awaiting Enactment?

Stephenson J

Pieper Lectures (2012)

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Healing memories: A Review of the Report of the Lutheran-Mennonite International Study Commission

Stephenson J

Logia (2013)

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The Eucharistic Prayer Considered

Stephenson J

St Michael's Liturgical Conference (2012)

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CHURCH RITES

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (1994)

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The Roots of the Reformation

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (1999)

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Is there a God and Can We Know Him?

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (2001)

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Evaluating Pastoral Suitability

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (2003)

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Sermon: Monday in the Week of Oculi 2006

Stephenson J

Lutherann Theological Review (2006)

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A Teaching Theologian Looks at C. S. Lewis

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (2006)

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August Pfeiffer's First Sermon on the Office of the Gospel

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (2009)

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I Kings 19:19-21 & St Luke 5:1-11

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (2010)

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Review Article: Jesus of Nazareth

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (2012)

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Some Thoughts on Why and How Creeds and Confessions Exercise Authority over Lutheran Christendom

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (2013)

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Meditatio

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (1997)

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Let Your Holy Angel be with me

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (1996)

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Roma Semper Examinanda

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review (1995)

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There'll always be an England?

Stephenson J

Blogia (2011)

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Liturgy and Dogma

Stephenson J

Motstand & Tilbedelse: Festskrift til Roald Nikolai Flemestad/Resistance and Adoration: A Festschrift in Honour of Bishop Roald Nikolai Flemestad on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday (2013)

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The dictatorship of relativism strikes back--and goes nuclear

Stephenson J

Blogia (2010)

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Thoughts on the Retirement of the Professor Pope

Stephenson J

Canadian Lutheran online (2013)

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Assisi III--Kyrie eleison! An Open Letter to Benedict XVI

Stephenson J

Blogia (2011)

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Et tamen Virgo mansit

Stephenson J

gottesdienstonline (2010)

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Fatherhood, Violence …and Mother’s Day

Stephenson J

Logia (1996)

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Church and Lord’s Supper

Sasse H

Hermann Sasse, The Lonely Way: Selected Essays and Letters I (2001)

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Foreword

Stephenson J

Kurt E. Reinhardt, My Life and My Salvation (2008)

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Reflections on the Appropriate Vessels for Consecrating and Distributing the Precious Blood of Christ

Stephenson J

Logia (1994)

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Mothers as Fathers: Mothering Sunday 1994

Stephenson J

Logia (1994)

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Inerrancy, the Homoousion of our Time

Stephenson J

Logia (1993)

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Remembrance Day 1993

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review

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Giving a Twofold Response to the Ancient Errors of the ‘New Age’

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review

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Martin Luther and the University of Wittenberg

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review

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Who is the Rightful Celebrant of Holy Communion?

Stephenson J

Lutheran Theological Review

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The Ex Opere Operato Principle in the Lutheran Confessions

Stephenson J

Confessional Lutheran Research Society Newsletter (1987)

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A Log in One’s Own Eye?

Stephenson J

Confessional Lutheran Research Society Newsletter (1986)

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Admission to the Lutheran Altar: Reflections on Open vs. Close Communion

Stephenson J

Concordia Theological Quarterly (1989)

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Christ in You, The Hope of Glory

Stephenson J

Mysteria Dei: Essays in Honor of Kurt Marquart (2000)

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Ein fröhlicher Wechsel: Fürst und Bettelmann am Kreuz und Altar

Stephenson J

Einträchtig Lehren: Festschrift für Bischof Dr. Jobst Schoene, D.D. (1997)

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Disputatio: a needed string to theology’s bow?

All Theology is Christology: Essays in Honor of David Scaer (2000)

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Towards an Exegetical and Systematic Appraisal of Luther's Scattered Thoughts on Episcopacy

Stephenson J

You, My People, Shall Be Holy: A Festschrift in Honour of John W. Kleinig (2013)

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Holy Supper, Holy Church

Stephenson J

Hermann Sasse: A Man for Our Times (1988)

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The Lutheran View

Stephenson J

The Lord's Supper: Five Views (2008)

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The Holy Eucharist: at the Center or Periphery of the Church's Life in Luther's Thinking?

Stephenson J

A Lively Legacy: Essays in Honor of Robert Preus (1985)

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Authority in English Theology from the Oxford Movement to the Present

Stephenson J

Concordia Theological Quarterly (1984)

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Wittenberg and Canterbury

Stephenson J

Concordia Theological Quarterly (1984)

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Two Kingdoms, Two Governments, Three Orders II

Stephenson J

Evangelium/Gospel (1985)

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Two Kingdoms, Two Governments, Three Orders I

Stephenson J

Evangelium/Gospel (1985)

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Martin Luther and the Eucharist

Stephenson J

Scottish Journal of Theology (1983)

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The Two Governments and the Two Kingdoms in Luther's Thinking

Stephenson J

Scottish Journal of Theology (1981)

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You, My People, Shall Be Holy: A Festschrift in Honour of John W. Kleinig

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Wilhelm Loehe's Aphorisms on the New Testament Offices and their Relationship to the Congregation: On the Question of the Church's Polity

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The Lord's Supper

Stephenson J

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Mysteria Dei: Essays in Honor of Kurt Marquart

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Hermann Sasse: A Man for Our Times

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Eschatology

Stephenson J

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A Lively Legacy: Essays in Honor of Robert Preus

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Professional experience

Registrar

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary

July 2006 - Present

Professor of Historical Theology

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary

January 2006 - Present

Associate Professor of Historical Theology, Director of Library

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary

July 1991 - January 2006 (14 years 6 months)

Assistant Professor, Director of Library

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary

January 1989 - June 1991 (2 years 5 months)

Pastor

Lutheran Church of the Escarpment, Lewiston NY

January 1986 - June 1989 (3 years 5 months)