Tag Archives: Stephen M. Vantassel

The Evolution of Adam

The Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns Today, I sent off my review of Peter Enns’, The Evolution of Adam (2012) by Brazos Press to Pneuma Review. Enns has taken up the thorny task of arguing that the Bible does … Continue reading

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Vantassel’s Publications

Vantassel’s Publications For a pretty complete list of my scholarly publications visit  http://kingsdivinity.academia.edu/StephenMVantassel   About the Author Stephen M. Vantassel is a tutor of theology at King’s Evangelical Divinity School (http://kingsdivinity.org). His research interests include practical theology, specifically environmental issues. … Continue reading

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A Faith Embracing All Creatures: A Review

A Faith Embracing All Creatures: A Review Tripp York and Andy Alexis-Baker, eds., A Faith Embracing All Creatures: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions about Christian Care for Animals (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012), 212 pages, ISBN 9781610977012. The Christian Animal Rights … Continue reading

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Wildlife Animals and Human Health and Safety

 Wildlife Animals and Human Health and Safety One of the challenges of trying to help Christian Animal Rights (CAR) proponents understand the complex issues surrounding human-wildlife relations is the notion that vegetarianism doesn’t address the role of managing wildlife for … Continue reading

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The New Food Morality

I have written about the New Food Morality that too many Christians (and those who consider themselves Christians) have adopted. Mr. Murphy of Truth in Food has also waged a good struggle against the disinformation of these food Pharisees. You … Continue reading

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The Jews, Modern Israel and the New Supersessionism 2013 edition

The Jews, Modern Israel and the New Supersessionism The standing of Jews in relationship with Christians has been a troublesome issue for much of Church history. Even though Paul spent 3 chapters on the subject (Rom 9-11), many Christians continue to … Continue reading

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My First Wedding

My First Wedding One of the joys of ministry is the ability to marry people. I was honored to be asked to marry a work colleague. Rev. Stephen M. Vantassel is ordained by Evangelical Church Alliance.

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Deerland by Al Cambronne: A Review

Deerland by Al Cambronne: A Review Cambronne, Al. Deerland: America’s Hunt for Ecological Balance and the Essence of Wildness. Gilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2013. I have never been an avid hunter, let alone a deer hunter. But my work with one … Continue reading

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The Theological Education Institute

I am a big fan of The Theological Education Institute with John Rankin. He is a leading and underappreciated (meaning ignored) thinker on a wide range of contemporary ethical issues. He has just updated his website. Why not visit it … Continue reading

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A Possible Reason for Daniel’s Long Life

A Possible Reason for Daniel’s Long Life According to the book that bears his name, Daniel served under three kings, Nebuchanezzar, Belshazzer, and Darius. As a member of the Judean aristocracy, Daniel was taken captive during Nebuchanezzar’s first conquest of … Continue reading

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