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Working Group Papers at 2007 Institute

1. BIBLICAL STUDIES

Conveners: Bruce Birch & Cheryl B. Anderson

Presentations:

Anderson, Cheryl B. Ruth and Esther as Models for the Formation of God’s People: Engaging Liberationist Critiques” (published in Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies [New York: Oxford University Press, 2009], 59–78).
Appler, Deborah. “What is an Mzungu to do? A Western Christian Reading of Elisha’s Prophetic Mission (2 Kings 2:1-13:22) in the Light of Today’s Christian Mission in Tanzania.”
Birch, Bruce.Reclaiming Prophetic Leadership
Bowen, Nancy R. Scriptural Holiness and Wesleyan Holiness.”
Day, Linda.Lamentation and Suffering.”
Ferrer, Pablo Manuel. “‘In Order that there may be a Fair Balance.’ 2 Corinthians 8–9, The Collection for the Jerusalem Churches: Symbolic and Economic Consequences.”
Harland, Catrin.Holy and  Royal: A Priesthood of Service and Sanctification in 1 Peter.”
Hatton, Peter.Acts and Consequences in Biblical Dialogues” (published as “A Cautionary Tale: the Acts-Consequence ‘Construct’,” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 35 [2011]: 375–84).
Heim, Knut M.Israel and Other Nations in Isaiah: The Diachronic Perspective of the Book’s Final Form.”
Kirk-Duggan, Cheryl A. Perfection, Holiness, and Sin: the Dance and Matrix of Wesleyan Thought, Atonement, Prayer, and Song as Relates to the Character and Formation of God’s People
Klaiber, Walter.The Missionary Perspective of the Pauline Doctrine of Justification: A Response to the ‘New Perspective’.”
Marbury, Herbert R.“Persian Dominion in Nehemiah: Reading Church and State Engagement.”
Richardson, Neil.In the World, but not of it: A Serious Distortion of New Testament Theology?
Rodgers,  Richard E. A. “Discovering the Feminine: A Bible Study on Three Women in the New Testament. Models for the role of women in the Church in India.”
Samuel, Calvin T.Overlooked Voices on Holiness: An Exploration of the Idea of Holiness for the Formation of God’s People in the Wisdom, Petrine, and Hebrews Traditions.”
Shin, SuJung.A Development of a Political Theory in the Post-Exilic Prophecy of Haggai and Zachariah 1-8.”
Thompson, Richard P.Can the Character and Mission of God’s People Clash? The Formation (and Re-Formation) of God’s People and the Book of Acts.”
Vena, Osvaldo D.Jesus as Disciple of the Kingdom”(published as “The Markan Construction of Jesus as Disciple of the Kingdom,” in Mark: Texts @ Context Series, edited by Teresa Okure, Daniel M. Patte and Nicole Wilkinson Duran. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2011).
Wall, Lynne.Vocation in Mark’s Gospel: The Passion Predictions.”
Wall, Rob.Leading God’s Household: 1 Timothy 3:1–4:6.
Yoo, Yani. “Esther’s Leadership and Its Complicated Legacy to Korean Methodist Women.”

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Day, Linda
Hill, Craig
Klaiber, Annegret
Lo, Lung-kwong (gave plenary address)
Mailo Fuaivaa, Mosese
Ward, Hope Morgan


2. WESLEY STUDIES AND EARLY METHODISM

Conveners: Richard Heitzenrater & Ted Campbell

Presentations:

Brockwell, Charles W. Jr.To Reform the Church: Parish Priesthood in Primitive Methodism.”
Bryant, Barry E.John Wesley on ’Searching the Scriptures’: Reading, Meditating, Hearing, Doing.”
Campbell, Ted A.Methodist Ecclesiologies and Methodist Sacred Spaces.”
Chilcote, Paul W. “‘Claim Me for Thy Service’: Charles Wesley’s Vision of Servant Vocation” (published in Proceedings of The Charles Wesley Society 11 [2006–7]: 69–85).
Chung-Kim, Esther.The Lord’s Supper: Banquet for All.
Clapper, Gregory S.How the ‘Present Age’ Can Help Us Fulfill Our Calling.”
Collins, Kenneth J.John Wesley’s Understanding of Christian Mission as the Key to His Doctrine of the Church.
Danker, Ryan Nicholas.The Younger Brother Unveiled: Charles Wesley and Anglicanism in Colonial Boston.”
Eby, Patrick.Charles Wesley and the Lay Preachers: Reformation without Schism” (published as “Reforming the Church: Charles Wesley’s Ecclesiology and the Role of Lay Preachers,” Proceedings of the Charles Wesley Society 11 [2006-7]: 59–68).
Forsaith, Peter S.Moorfields, Mollies and Methodists: The Co-incidences of Two Divergent Subcultures in Eighteenth Century England.”
Heitzenrater, Richard. “The Brothers Wesley on Music and Poetry.”
Kimbrough, ST Jr.Wesleyan Ecclesiology: Charles Wesley’s Understanding of the Nature of the Church.”
Kisker, Scott.Progressively Justified: Justifying Grace and Justifying Faith Prior to Justification.
Lee, Hoo-Jung.Wesley and Macarius on the Life of Prayer.”
McCormick, Steve.The ‘Silent Orthodoxies’ of God’s Mission: Rethinking Wesley’s ‘Means of Grace’ as the ‘Market Practices’ of the Missio Dei.
Ochoa Lonji, Jorge Alberto.Theology which Liberates Itself Becoming Liberator: Proposal of a Contextual Methodist Theology coming from Latin America.”
Ochoa Lonji, Jorge Alberto.Teología que se Libera para Liberar: Propuesta de una Teología Metodista contextual a partir de América Latina” (published in Apuntes 28.3 [2008]: 84–118).
Renders, Helmut.The Social Soteriology of John Wesley and Its Communitarian, Arminian and Public Elements” (published as “A Soteriologia Social de John Wesley,” in Passos para uma Teologia Wesleyana Brasileira, edited by Helmut Renders [São Bernardo do Campo: Editeo, 2007], 53–87).
Turner, Michael K. “‘To Serve the Present Age’: Service, Commitment and Compromise in Early Methodism.”
Wheeler, Sondra.Wielding the Sword: John Wesley’s Biblical Hermeneutics on Wealth.”

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Cáceres, Raquel
Donigan, George
Kurewa, John
Macquiban, Tim  (gave plenary address)
Sul-A-Nawej


3. HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF METHODISM (post-Wesley)

Conveners: Douglas Strong & Margaret Jones

Presentations:

Beck, Brian E.Richard Matthews: A Layman Overlooked” (published in Epworth Review 35.3 [July 2008]: 52–63).
Cavazos, Mary Kay.Considering What Others Say I Am: African-American Women and Foreign Mission, 1945–60.”
Davis, Morris. “Seeing Need and Defining ‘Christian Civilization:’ American Methodist Missions and the use of Photography.”
Dickerson, Dennis C.The Wesleyan Witness in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement: The Allen Legacy Against 20th Century American Apartheid” (published in A.M.E. Church Review 123 [Oct.-Dec. 2007]: 19–41).
LaCelle-Peterson, Kristina. “‘Our Calling to Fulfill’: Laura Haviland and Frances Willard Serving their ‘Present Age’ in Two Strands of Nineteenth Century Methodism.”
Loza Machicado, Gustavo.La Misión de la Iglesia Metodista se hace parte del Tejido Histórico en Bolivia.”
Matthews, Rex D.Church Membership and Pastoral Authority in American Methodism” (published as “Church Membership and Pastoral Authority in The United Methodist Church and Its Antecedents,” Methodist Review 2 [2010]: 69–136).
Newburg, Kevin D.Methodist Sermons as a Lens Through Which to View the Impact of Broader Cultural Changes on the Life of the Church, 1880–1905.
Noble, Janie S.A Calling to Fulfill: Women in 19th Century American Methodism.”
Oconer, Luther Jeremiah.‘Fullness of the Spirit’, the Goal of Christian Life: The Holiness Advocacy of Bishops James Mills Thoburn and Francis Wesley Warne of India.”
Pope-Levison, Priscilla.Racial Crossovers in the Progressive Era: Amanda Berry Smith and Emma Ray” (published as “Methodist Interracial Cooperation in the Progressive Era: Amanda Berry Smith and Emma Ray,” Methodist History, 49.2 [2011]: 68–85); and “Emma Ray in Black and White: The Intersection of Race, Region, and Religion” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 102:3 [Summer 2011]: 107–16).
Puślecki, Edward.Early Understanding of the Methodist Church in Poland by the Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.”
Richey, Russell E.Understandings of Ecclesiology in United Methodism” (published as “Die praktizierte Ekklesiologie des Methodismus,” in Kirchliches Leben in methodistischer Tradition, edited by Achim Härtner, et al. [Göttingen : Ruprecht, 2010], 21–56).
Robbins, Bruce W.Methodists in Search of Unity amidst Division: Considering the Values and Costs of Unity and Separation in the Face of Two Moral Crises: Slavery and Sexual Orientation.”
Schuler, Ulrike. “‘Crusade for Christ’: A Methodist Crusade in the Middle of the 20th Century.”
Stephens, Darryl W. “‘A Dialogue Has Now Begun’: European Adaptations of the United Methodist Social Principles.”
Strong, Douglas M.Methodist Hermeneutics Regarding Slavery.”
Wellings, Martin.Renewal, Reunion and Revival: Three British Methodist Approaches to ‘serving the present age’ in the 1950s” (published in online section of Epworth Review 35.4 [Oct. 2008]).
Woolley, Tim.From the Prairies to the Potteries: Cultural Adaptation and the English Camp Meeting.”

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Boots, Wilson
Freeman, George
Jones, Margaret
Williams, Robert
Yrigoyen, Charles


4. SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY

Conveners: Craig Keen & Sarah Lancaster

Presentations:

Charlton, Matthew.That’s Not So Odd: The Spiritless Church in a Post Christian Age.”
Colón-Emeric, Edgardo Antonio.A Church without Saints Forgets how to Serve.”
Dabney, D. Lyle. “‘The Peculiar Business of an Apostle’: The ‘Great Commission’ and the Tendency of Wesley’s Speech about God the Father.
Forster, Dion.The Appropriation of Wesleyan Pragmatism and Social Holiness in Southern African Methodism” (published in amended format as “God’s mission in our context – critical questions, healing and transforming responses,” in D. Forster & W. Bentley, eds., Methodism in Southern Africa.  A celebration of Wesleyan Mission [Kempton Park: AcadSA Publishers, 2008], 70–99).
Harrison, Nonna Verna.Serving and Being Served as Image of God.”
Howcroft, Kenneth G.Christian Conferring: A Way of Discerning, Witnessing and Making Truth Claims in the Present Age.
Keen, Craig.Working Out the Body and Blood of Christ on the Eighth Day of Creation: Toward a Martyr-Ecclesiology.”
Kerr, Nathan R. Participation, Perfection and Political Discipleship: The Christological Bases of Mission.”
Koskela, Douglas M.Challenge and Promise: Apostolicity and the Methodist Vocation to ‘Serve the Present Age’” (published as “‘But who laid hands on him?’ Apostolicity and Methodist Ecclesiology,” Pro Ecclesia, 20.1 [2011]: 28–42).
Lancaster, Sarah Heaner.Being Happy in God: Implications for the Nature and Mission of the Church.”
Leão Neto, R. F.Evangelism: A Catholic Methodist Approach.”
Marsh, Clive.Would Wesley have gone to the Movies: Towards a Dynamic Pneumatology ‘for the Present Age’” (published in Epworth Review 37.1 [2010]: 6–17).
Oden, Amy G.The Exercise of Our Churchly Character: A Modest Proposal.”
Pieterse, Hendrik R.Opting for the Margins, Again: Recovering an Episcopal Vision.
Sano, Roy I.Witness of the Spirit in Salvation and Service.”
Souza, José Carlos de.Towards an Inclusive, Missionary and Peregrine Ecclesiology: Recovering Lost Links of the Wesleyan Tradition” (published as “Por uma Eclesiologia Inclusiva, Missionária e Peregrina: Retomano elos Perdidos da Tradição Wesleyana,” in Passos para uma Teologia Wesleyana Brasileira, edited by Helmut Renders [São Bernardo do Campo: Editeo, 2007], 107–135; and “Eine inklusive, missionarische Kirche auf dem Weg : Wiederentdeckung verlorener Verbindungen wesleyanischer Tradition,” in Kirchliches Leben in methodistischer Tradition, edited by Achim Härtner, et al. [Göttingen : Ruprecht, 2010], 255–72).
Thaarup, Joergen.Liturgy and Dogmatic.
Thorsen, Don.Solus Gratia, Solus Fide, and Solus Scriptura: Reforming Protestant Principles to Serve the Present Age.
Wilson, Michael P.To Serve the Present Age: An Examination of the Theological Alternative to Veiling.”
Wood, Andrew.The Extraordinary and the Ordinary: Vocation as a Mutual Reading of Scripture and Contemporary Culture.

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Meeks, M. Douglas
Nelson, Susan L.
Ngurliana, Rev.
Suchocki, Marjorie (gave plenary address)
Willimon, Will (gave plenary address)


5. MISSION AND EVANGELISM

Conveners: Bryan Stone & Rui de Souza Josgrilberg

Presentations:

Atkins, Martyn.From Darkness to Light: Lessons in Disciple-Making from our Great-Grandparents in Christ.”
Chang, Sung-Bae.The Anabaptist Movement and Its Church Structure.”
Hall, Gary P.Beyond Virtual Experience: Sustaining Liberationist Commitment in a Brave New World” (published as “Choosing Life or Second Life? Discipleship and Agency in a Mediated Culture,” International Review of Mission 97 [2008]: 7–20).
Heath, Elaine A.Ecstasy: Mysticism and Mission in the Wesleyan Tradition.”
Hunter, George G. III.The ‘Emotionally Relevant’ Congregation
Innis, John G.Evangelism and Mission: Their Impact on United Methodism in Liberia.”
Josgrilberg, Rui de Souza.John Wesley and Practical Christianity: Theology Worked Out From and For Life” (published as “Uma Teologia Que Nasce Da e Para Vida: A ‘Teologia do Caminho da Salvação’ ou ‘O Cristianismo Prático’ de John Wesley,” in Passos para uma Teologia Wesleyana Brasileira, edited by Helmut Renders [São Bernardo do Campo: Editeo, 2007], 11–34).
Kohler, Robert F.The Myths and Ministry of United Methodism: A Church in Search of a Mission.”
Kasongo, Michael O.Cultural Differences between Blacks and Whites.”
Martin, Robert K.Incarnational Sacramentality in Dynamic Wesleyan Ecclesiology.”
Meade, Joan Delsol.Pastoral Care in Disaster: A Theological Reflection.”
Middleton, Sarah.Changing Perceptions: Methodism’s Engagement with the Modern Art World.”
Shim, Gunshik.A Call for Service at the Present Age: A Lesson from Korean Methodism.”
Siuhengalu, Tevita M.Ethnocentrism, as Opposed to Effective Proclamation of the Gospel of Life.”
Stone, Bryan.Toward a Wesleyan Theology of the Congregation.”
Suárez, Fernando H.What is the Meaning of Evangelization in a Globalized World?” (published as “La necesidad de proclamar el evangelio en un mundo globalizado: una perspectiva wesleyana,” Cuadernos de teología 27 [2008]: 157–77).
Whitfield, D. Max. “The Application of Wesley’s Approach for Methodism in the United States.”
Wingeier-Rayo, Philip. “John Wesley’s Missiology: A Review of Moravian Contributions.”

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Boots, Nora
Fox, Eddie
Lockmann, Paulo Tarso de Oliveira
Martínez, Raquel
Mulrain, George
Steinwert, Tiffany


6. ETHICS, ECONOMICS AND GLOBALIZATION

Conveners: Ted Jennings, Néstor Míguez, & Jong-Chun Park

Background paper:

Jennings, Theodore W. Jr.
John Wesley (and Empire)” (published in Empire and the Christian Tradition, edited by Kwok Pui-lan et al. [Minneapolis: Fortress, 2007], 257–69).

Presentations:

Abraham, William J.The Political Theology of President George W. Bush.”
Bruno, Daniel A.Multitudes and Methodism: Ambiguities and Possibilities.”
Couture, Pamela.Congolese Peacemaking and Media Image” (published as “Demystifying the War in the Democratic Republic of Congo,” Journal of Pastoral Theology 17 [2007]: 15–26).
Dube, Jimmy G.Methodism and Socio-Political Action in Zimbabwe, 2000-2007” (published with same title in Concerned Africa Scholars Journal [2008]).
Eberhart, Timothy Reinhold.A Plain Account of Daily Bread: Christian Perfection and the Politics of Food.”
Gumbs, Wycherley.A Review of Cell/Class Groups and Their Impact on Church Growth.”
Jennings, Theodore W. Jr.Lessons from Lenin.”
Lee, Peter K. H. Virtue Ethics, Confucian Moral Teachings, Wesleyan Spirituality: In a Changing Asian Context.
Míguez, Néstor. “Jesus and Democracy: Popular Claims, Messianic Times, and De-eschatologizing Empire.”
Oliveira Ribeiro, Claudio de.Wesley and the Poor: A Latin American Approach to the Focus on the Poor in Wesley’s Sermons.
Park, Jong-Chun.Ethics of Compassion and Economy of Love: Rethinking Confucian Economics as an Alternative to Global Capitalism.”
Rieger, Joerg.Methodism and Empire.”
Robinson, Elaine A.The Church contra Empire: Dismantling the Denominational Diaspora; Rethinking World(ly) Methodism and its Neocolonial Practices.”
Smith, Fred.Shalomalization: To Create the Beloved Community. Ecclesiology, Mission and Vocation.”
Trickett, David.Equipping Transformational Leaders Today: Engaging Critical Global Challenges So There Can be a Tomorrow.
Voigt, Christof.Some Remarks on Deconstruction and Difference in Terms of Globalization.”
Withrow, Lisa R.Success and the Prosperity Gospel: From Commodification to Transformation, A Wesleyan Perspective” (published in Journal of Religious Leadership 6.2 [Fall 2007]: 15–41).

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Abrahams, Ivan (gave plenary address)
Amerson, Philip
Del Pino, Jerome King


7. CHRISTIAN FORMATION

Conveners: Angela Shier-Jones & Michael Nausner

Presentations:

Albin, Tom. “Prayer, Passion and the Spiritual Power to Serve the Present Age.”
Anderson, Sheryl.Formation for Ministry: Do We Reap What We Sow?”
Conklin-Miller, Jeffrey.Holy Peoples or a Holy People? Reflections and Questions for Faithful (United Methodist) Ecclesiology, Formation and Evangelism.”
Crandall, Ron.ABIDE: A Model for Renewing Smaller Congregations.”
Dass, Sujeev. “Pastoral Visits: A Tradition, a Duty, and an Opportunity for Christian Formation.”
Devadhar, Sudarshana.Christian Formation Pilgrimages of the Twenty-First Century.”
Farris, Patricia & Susan Henry-Crow.Serving the Age, Transforming the World: A New Model of Christian Formation.”
Hall, Beverly.What do Methodists Need to “Serve the Present Age’ and ‘Fulfill Our Calling’? Transformational Education and Appreciative Inquiry.”
Manskar, Steven W.To Serve the Present Age: Making Disciples of Jesus Christ.
Nausner, Michael.Cultural Boundary Experience and the Methodist Connection” (published as “Kulturelle Grenzerfahrung und die methodistische Konnexio,” in Kirchliches Leben in methodistischer Tradition, edited by Achim Härtner, et al. [Göttingen : Ruprecht, 2010], 273–95).
Oh, Sungjoo.Beyond Prejudice and Violence: Peace Education for Adolescents Becoming Young Adults in the Post-Modern World.”
Park, HiRho Y.Feminist Biblical Interpretation and Theological Education for Future Ordinands in The United Methodist Church.”
Purushotham, Gwen.Supervision as a Means of Grace” (published as “Aufsicht als Gnadenmittel,” in Kirchliches Leben in methodistischer Tradition, edited by Achim Härtner, et al. [Göttingen : Ruprecht, 2010], 90–111).
Rankin, Stephen W. “Re-Balancing the Cognitive Legacy: The Religious Affections in Christian Formation.”
Richardson, Neville.Methodist Ministerial Training and Theological Education in Southern Africa: Have We Hit the Wall, or Is There a Road Ahead?” (published in Missionalia 35 [2007]: 131–52).
Shier-Jones, Angela. “Cutting Our Cloth to Suit Our Christology: Discernment and Vocation as Theological Statement.”
Smith, Jennifer H. “‘Vexing the Devil’ at Villa Road: Recovering the Language of Holiness in Christian Formation.”
Toppin, Shirlyn.Can the Shepherd Model be an Effective Tool in Pastoral Practice and Christian Formation?
Tullett, Martin.How Can a White Minister ‘Serve the Present Age, Our Calling to Fulfill’ within a Black Majority Congregation?
Warner, Laceye.Spreading Scriptural Holiness: Theology and Practices of Early Methodism for the Contemporary Church” (published in Asbury Journal 63 [2008]: 115–38).

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Clymer, Wayne
Ruach, Susan


8. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND PUBLIC POLICY

Conveners: Robin Lovin & David Wilkinson

Presentations:

Armistead, Kathy.Feelings of Deadness: A Pathology for Our Time.”
Beach, Maxine Clarke.Wesley’s Class Meetings: Chaos and Community as a New Interpretation.”
Blackwell, Philip L.A Reflection on Ways of Thinking.”
Boyd, Craig A. “Created Goodness or Mythological Perfection: Reflections on the Genesis Narrative.
Carter, Kenneth H., Jr.A Wesleyan Engagement with the Human Genome Project: Reflection on Creation, Justice and Hope.”
Covault, Corbin E.Whither the Experimentalist: Some Consequences of Taking Both Science and Religion Seriously.”
Deeks, David G.Voles, Networks and the Knowledge of God.”
Knox, E. Richard.How Might We Begin Talking When We are Seated in Different Pews.”
Hall, Amy Laura.Conceiving Parenthood: Methodism and the Spirit of Reproduction.”
Maddox, Randy L.Anticipating the New Creation: Foundational Convictions and Historical Limitations of John Wesley’s Ecotheology.
Oord, Thomas Jay.Divine Action in the Present Age.”
Potter, Jennifer.Deceiving Ourselves: How We Fail to Act on Our Knowledge about Climate Change.”

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Madron, Tom
Nascimento, Amos
Rundell, Jay
Lovin, Robin (gave plenary address)


9. WORSHIP AND SPIRITUALITY

Conveners: Karen Westerfield Tucker & Robert Gribben

Presentations:

Anderson, E. Byron (Ron).The Power of Godliness to Know: Charles Wesley and the Means of Grace” (published in Wesleyan Theological Journal 43.2 [Fall 2008]: 7–27).
Dalton, Ron.Perfecting Worship & the New World: Formation, Discernment and Moral Transformation.”
Gribben, Robert.The Flag versus the Cross: An Australian Case Study on Funeral Practice.”
Kim, Elena.What Differs and What Unites the Worship and Liturgy of the Eurasian UMC.”
Liu, Gerald C.Singing and Setting the Sanctus: A Proposal for Methodist Eucharistic Practice and Sacramental Living.”
Loyer, Kenneth.Participating in the Saving Purposes of God: Theological Reflections on Charles Wesley’s Hymns of Intercession” (published in Doxology 25 [2008]: 38–64).
Lyons, Andy.The Purpose of Sunday Worship in British Methodist Churches.
Mount, Sarah.Camp Meetings in New England: From Centers of Fiery ‘Red-Hot Methodists’ to Interesting Institutes” (published in Doxology 25 [2008]: 3–37).
Park, Haejung.A Study of The New Korean Book of Worship: Its Liturgical Significance and Limitations” (published in Doxology 25 [2008]: 65–83).
Pasquarello, Michael III. “‘I do indeed live by preaching’: John Wesley and the Preaching Life” (expanded into John Wesley: A Preaching Life [Nashville: Abingdon, 2010]).
Phillips, L. Edward. “From Collection to Offering: The Ritualization of Money in American Methodism.”
Simeone, María Inés.Towards a Renovation in Liturgy – Integrating and Inclusive – in the IMU (Methodist Church in Uruguay).”
Smith, Susan Marie.Generating Rituals for the Journey of Faith: A Proposal toward Realized Baptismal Ecclesiology.”
Tucker, Karen Westerfield. “‘Show Us Thy Salvation’: Charles Wesley and the Liturgical Year.”
Vidamour, Nicola.Rebuilding the Temple: Methodist Worship in Post-Soviet Russia.
Wall, Terry.To Serve the Present Age: Prophetic Mysticism in the Hymns of Bill Wallace.”
Wallace, Robin Knowles.The Church of Christ in Every Age.”
Zürcher, Stefan. “‘Your Will be Done’: On the Relation of Praying and Acting.”

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Carveley, Kenneth
Edusa-Eyison, Joseph
Handschin, Esther
Kim, Oe-shik
Meeks, Blair
Moman, Mary Ann
Sirkovska, Dana
Thaarup, Charlotte


10. ECUMENISM AND OTHER FAITHS

Conveners: Geoffrey Wainwright & Gillian Kingston

Presentations:

Ahn, Deok-Weon.Chudo Yebae in Korean Protestantism: A Model of Liturgical Inculturation.”
Bolen, Donald & W. Douglas Mills.The Ecumenical Exchange of Gifts: Methodist and Catholic Perspectives.”
Carter, David.Methodism, Confessionality, Confessionalism and Catholic Vocation.
Chester, Michael.Searching in the Wilderness: Jewish Christian Relations Today, the Legacy of Abraham Joshua Heschel”.
Chun, Young-Ho.John Wesley’s ‘Way of Salvation’: Reassessment.”
Clutterbuck, Richard.Ireland and the Call to Koinonia.”
Hayden, Sean.By Faith Alone—But Whose? The Joint Declaration and Methodist Association in Light of the New Perspective(s) on Paul.”
Kim, Don Sik.Cosmo-Anthopological Implications of Taoist ‘Way’ Towards the Global Christianity.”
Kim, Hong-Ki. “A Wesleyan Interpretation of the ‘2006 Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification.”
Kingston, Gillian.The Methodist / Roman Catholic International Commission” (published as “Methodist/Roman Catholic Relations Strengthening Each Other’s Hand in God,” Centro Pro Unione Bulletin 71 [2007]: 14–23).
Potter, Claire.Ghanaian Methodists in London: Implications for British Methodism.”
Song, Sung Jin.God and Heaven: A Theological Encounter with Tu Wei-ming’s Confucian Thought.
Stephens, W. Peter.Understanding Islam — In the  Light of Bullinger and Wesley” (published in Evangelical Quarterly 81 [2009]: 23–37).
Tan, Malcolm Thian-Hock.Interfaith Encounters and a Gospel of Shalom: The Danger of Delinking Ecumenism and Missions, Reflections of a Singaporean Methodist.”
Tuttle, Robert G. Jr.Islam and the Church: Any Hope for the Future?”
Wong, Tik-Wah. “Sharing Christ’s Peace in a Pluralistic Context: Revisiting the Relevance of John Wesley’s Pastoral Advice.”

Other Participants/Respondents in Group:

Oduyoye, Mercy
Kim, Don Sik
Mattos, Paulo Ayres (gave plenary address)