On our Journey Through John, we are moving forward at one chapter per week. Click here for the reading schedule if you’d like to follow along. This week’s featured conversation partner is Dr. Keith Stanglin of the Austin Graduate School of Theology.
The Isenheim Altarpiece
In our conversation for chapter 1, Keith references this piece by Matthias Grünewald. Notice the way that John the Baptist, holding Scripture, is pointing us toward Jesus.
About Dr. Keith Stanglin
Keith Stanglin is Professor of Historical Theology at Austin Graduate School of Theology in Austin, Texas, where he is the editor of the journal Christian Studies and is the coordinator of the master’s degree program. He has written or co-written eight books, including: Jacob Arminius: Theologian of Grace (Oxford University Press, 2012) and The Reformation to the Modern Church: A Reader in Christian Theology (Fortress Press, 2014). His most recent book is The Letter and Spirit of Biblical Interpretation: From Early Church to Modern Practice (Baker Academic, 2018).
He specializes in Reformation and post-Reformation theology, the history of biblical interpretation, liturgical theology, and Arminianism.
Keith’s Recommended Resources
- The two volumes on John in the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ed. Elowsky). Volume 1. Volume 2.
- The volume on John 1-12 in the Reformation Commentary on Scripture (ed. Farmer)
- Keith Stanglin, The Letter and Spirit of Biblical Interpretation: From Early Church to Modern Practice (Baker Academic, 2018)
- Gary Burge, Commentary on John in NIV Application Commentary