Soulen-Israel’s God for Christians


A book I read more than a decade ago has had a profound influence on me. It is R. Kendall Soulen’s The God of Israel and Christian Theology. However, I loaned my copy to somebody or somehow left it behind in one of my moves from interim ministry to interim ministry. Anyway my copy has been missing for a long time.

I have watched to see if it would come out in Kindle format. I have been trying to declutter my house by getting books in electronic format whenever possible. But I have finally given up and ordered a new dead-tree copy.

Some years ago I blogged through the first tome of Soulen’s work on the names of God, beginning here. My mind is more oriented toward the concrete than the abstract, so I often have a hard time with theoretical theology. I struggled to grasp Soulen’s trinitarian thought in…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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