John Stephenson PhD

Registrar

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary

Location
St. Catharines, Canada
Discipline
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)