September 24, 2017

Curriculum Vita

My life is an open book; it is written in Chinese :)

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

Ph.D.
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1984
Dissertation: “Religion and Representation: A Study of Hegel’s Critical Theories of Vorstellung and their Relevance for Hegelianism and Theology”

Th.M.
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1980
Qualifying Exams: “Luther’s Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms and the Theology of Juan Luis Segundo”

B.Th.
Faculdade de Teologia da IECLB, Brazil, 1977

Postdoctoral Research
University of Tübingen

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

CHURCH AND SOCIETY:

Pastor, Paróquia Evangélica de Matelândia, PR, Brazil 1985-1988
Journalist, Jornal Evangélico, São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil 1975-1976

ACADEMIC:

Escola Superior de Teologia, São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
Chair of Luther Research 2011 – 2016
University of Aarhus, Denmark 2010 – 2015
Honorary Professor of Theology
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Professor, Systematic Theology 1999-Present
Associate Professor, Systematic Theology 1993-1999
Escola Superior de Teologia, São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
Professor, Systematic Theology and Ethics 1989-1992
Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN
Assistant Professor, Systematic Theology and Ethics 1984-1985
Instructor, Systematic Theology 1982-1984
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
Visiting Professor 2003
University of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Visiting Lecturer 2003
Bangkok Bible Institute
Visiting Professor 2001
Lecturer, ISEDET, Buenos Aires 2001
Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – UNISINOS, Visiting Professor 2000, 2001
Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary/Northwestern University, Adjunct
Professor
1996-1997
Gurukul Theological College and Research Institute, Visiting Professor 1996
Ecumenical Institute for Post-Graduate Studies, the Escola Superior de
Teologia (São Leopoldo, Brazil) Visiting Professor
1994-1995
University of Aarhus, Denmark, Visiting Professor 1992
University of Natal, South Africa, Visiting Professor 1991

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Academy of Religion
American Theological society
Universität Tübingen Alumni Association (UTA)
Association of Lutheran Teaching Theologians

OFFICES IN CHURCH BODIES, PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND EDITORIAL BOARDS:

Advisory Board of the journal Tessitura: Revista do Centro de Ciências Humanas, Educação e
Letras da UNIOESTE, 2005-
International Editorial Council of Margens: Revista Brasiliera de Estudos sobre Pós-
Modernidade, 2005-
Editorial Council of Estudos Teológicos (EST-Brazil), 1989-1992, 2002-
Editorial Council of Cuadernos de Teología (ISEDET-Argentina), 2001-
Editorial Council of Lutheran Quarterly, 2001-
Editorial Council of Numen: Revista de Estudos e Pesquisa da Religião, 1998-
Editorial Council of Bulletin of Contextual Theology, South Africa, 1998-
Publishing Committee of Bibliografia Bíblica Latino-Americana, 1988-
Editor of Proclamar Libertação (annual publication of homiletic studies), 1988-1992
Editorial Council of Dialog: A Journal of Theology, 1984-
Member, Steering Committee of the Association of Lutheran Teaching Theologians, 2002-2005
Member, the Core Group of the LWF/DTS project on “Communion, Community, and
Society”, 1997-2001
Member, the Continuation Committee of the International Congress for Luther Research,
1997-2002
Advisor, the Executive Council of the Lutheran World Federation, 1990-1997
Member, the Program Committee for Theology and Studies of the LWF, 1990-1997
Member, Board of Directors of the Ecumenical Institute for Post-Graduate Studies and Research at the Escola Superior de Teologia (Brazil), 1990-1992
Member of the Board of Directors of Escola Superior de Teologia, 1990-1992
Member, Institute for Religion in an Age of Science, 1986-
Coordinator, the Ecumenical Commission on Land, Paraná, Brazil, 1987-1989

CONSULTATIONS:

International Conference on “Radicalizing Reformation,” Nürenberg 2011, Lutherstadt-Wittenberg 2017

“Martin Luther and the Lutheran Theological Tradition,” American Academy of Religions, 2007-

Lutheran Hermeneutics Consultation LWF/DTS, 2010-2014“Theology in the Life of Lutheran Churches: Transformative Perspectives and Practices Today,” LWF/DTS, Augsburg, March 2009
“Deepening the Theology and Practice in the life of the Church in relation to neighbors of other faiths” LWF/DTS, Hong Kong, 2008
WCC Annual meeting & pre-Assembly event, Chicago, Illinois, 2005
World Social Forum, Porto Alegre, 2005
International Congress for Luther Research, 1997-2002
LWF project on “Communion, Community, and Society”, 1997-2001
“Lutheran Churches in Transition,” LWF/DTS, Geneva, 2001
Program Committee for Theology and Studies of the LWF, 1990-1997
“Region and Religion,” Department of Theological Studies of LWF, 1994

PUBLICATIONS:

Dissertation:

Religion and Representation: A Study of Hegel’s Critical Theories of Vorstellung and their Relevance for Hegelianism and Theology. (Ann Arbor: UMI) 1984

BOOKS:

Published

2016

Transfiguring Luther: The Planetary Promise of Luther’s Theology (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books).

Eschatology and Space: The Lost Dimension in Theology, Past and Present (New York: Palgrave Macmillan) Paperback.

2012

Eschatology and Space: The Lost Dimension in Theology, Past and Present (New York: Palgrave Macmillan) Hardcover.

Deuses e Ciências na América Latina, (São Leopoldo: Oikos / EST, 2012) . Editor with Valério Guilherme Shaper Kathlen  Luana de Oliveira, and Eduardo Gross.

2010
After Heresy: Colonial Practices and Postcolonial Theologies (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books).

2009
The Church Event: Call and Challenge of a Church Protestant (Minneapolis: Fortress Press).

Word in words: Musings of the Gospel, (Tiruvalla: Christava Sahitya Smithy).

2008
O Deus escandaloso: Usos e Abusos da Cruz, trans. Geraldo Korndörfer, (São Leopoldo: Sinodal)

2007
The Scandalous God: The Use and Abuse of the Cross (Minneapolis: Fortress Press).

2002
Editor with Mark Thomsen, Evisioning a Lutheran Communion: Perspectives for the Twenty-
First Century (Minneapolis: Kirk).

2001
Editor, with Ralph Klein, of Philip Hefner: Created Co-Creator: Currents in Theology and
Mission 28/3-4 (June/August).

2000
Voces de Protesta en América Latina (Mexico: CETPJDR/LSTC).

1992
Justiça social e preservação do ambiente: desafios da luta pela vida (Goiânia, Goiás, Brasil:
Comissão Pastoral da Terra ; São Paulo, SP : Edições Loyola).

1990
With Marcelo de Barros Souza and Ivo Poleto, Luta Pela Terra: Caminho de Fé (São Paulo), 1990
Editor with Nelson Kipp, Proclamar Libertação, Vol. XVI, (São Leopoldo: Sinodal).

1989
Editor with Nelson Kipp, Proclamar Libertação, Vol. XV,(São Leopoldo: Sinodal).

Multimedia Resource:

DVD: “The Theology of the Cross in Contemporary Society,” Three Lectures by Vítor Westhelle, a Study Guide, and the recent publication, The Scandalous God: The Use and Abuse of the Cross (Fortress Press) published by Select Multimedia Resources of the ELCA

Chapters/Articles/Essays:

Forthcoming

Luther and Apocalypse in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017).

Luther and Eschatology in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017).

Luther’s influence on Hegel in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017)

Three Estates in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017).

Two Kingdoms in Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017).

Economic Issues: Capitalism and Socialism in Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions (Michigan: Baker Academic

Nihlism and Post-Modernism in Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions (Michigan: Baker Academic)

Medarda Gomez in Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions (Michigan: Baker Academic)

Bible and Colonialism (New York: Palgrave Macmillan)

“Lendo o Seminário sobre Liturgia, Arte e Urbanidade,” (SLAU/WCC)

“Ataduras e Comentários,” (SLAU/WCC)

Published

2017

“El sacerdocio de todos los creyentes: Martín Lutero y la iglesia de Adán.” Radicalizando la Reforma: Otra teología para otro mundo. Martin Hoffmann, Daniel C. Beros, Tuth Mooney, eds. (Buenos Aires, AR /San José, CR: La Aurora/ SEBILA, 2016) pp. 405-420. 

“The Distinction of Régimes and Institutional Spheres in the Latin American Context” Currents in Theology and Mission Vol. 44, No. 1 (January, 2017) 8-14. 

“Sapere aude! Daring to Savor Churrasco” Currents in Theology and Mission Vol. 44, No. 1 (January, 2017) 24-29.

2016

“The Reformation: Who, what, where, when and why?” Living Lutheran (September) 2016, 44-45.

“Perdão em perspectiva teológica,” in Perdão: Onde Saúde e Espiritualidade se Encontram, Karin H.K. Wondracek, Maria Aparecida da Silveira Brígido, Nilton E. Herbes, Thomas Heimann, eds. São Leopoldo: Sinodal/EST/CAPES, 2016, pp. 103-112.

“The Priesthood of All Believers; Martin Luther and the Church of Adam” in Radicalizing Reformation: Perspectives from North America, Karen L. Bloomquist, Craig L. Nessan, and Hans G. Ulrich, eds. (Zürich: LIT Verlag, 2016), 283-294.

Review of Beloved Community: Critical Dogmatics after Christendom, by Paul Kinlicky (Grand Rapids Eerdmans, 2015) xxviii+930 p. in Modern Theology 32 No 3 (July 2015), 466-68.

Usus Crucis: The Use and Abuse of the Cross and the Practice of Resurrection,” in Encounters with Luther: New Directions for Critical Studies, Kirsi I. Stjerna and Brooks Schramm, eds. (Louisville: WJK, 2016), 85-95.

“The Secret Link between Faith and Love: Luther on the Beatitudes (Mt 5:43–48)” in To All Nations: Lutheran Hermeneutics and the Gospel of Matthew eds., Kenneth Mtata & Craig Koester (Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstat, 2015), 117-132.

“Biskopsbrevet om kliattet—ett kärleksbrev,” Svens Kirkotidning Nr.8, August 2015, 242-244.

“On Eating Disorders,” Consensus, vol. 36: Iss. 2, Article 8.

 “As Though Not”: A Wittenberg Sermon with a Preamble in Subject to None, Servant of ALL: Essays in Christian Scholarship in Honor of Kurt Karl Hendel.   Peter Vethanayagamony and Kenneth Sawyer (eds.) Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lutheran University Press, 2016.

 “Response to the Church of Sweden’s ‘The Bishops’ letter about the climate’ and Welcome (back) to Archbishop Jackelén” Currents in Theology and Mission Vol 43 No 2 (April 2016) 22-24: http://www.currentsjournal.org/index.php/currents/issue/view/3

 “Revisiting the God of the Gaps: On the Tempestuous Experience of Overwhelming Presence” in Where the Ivory Tower and the Stain Glass Window Meet: Festschrift for Antje Jackelen, Jennifer Baldwin, ed.

 2015

“Priesthood of All Believers: Martin Luther and the Church of Adam.” In Kirche – Befreit Zu Widerstand Und Transformation: Church – Liberated for Resistance and Transformation, 179–90. Berlin: Lit, 2015.

500 Anos da Reforma: Luteranismo e Cultura nas Américas, Cadernos de Teologia Pública, 12 (São Leopoldo: IHUnisinos, 2015).

“Luther und die Psalmen: Wie aus Geschichten die Bibelgeschichte wird,” in Das Lied des Herrn in der Fremde singen. Psalmen in Zeitgenössischer Lutherischer Interpretation, Kenneth Mtata, Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr, and Miriam Rose, eds. (Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstat, 2015), 197-208.

“Biskopsbrevet om kliattet—ett kärleksbrev,” Svens Kirkotidning Nr.8, August 2015, 242-244.

2014

“Planet Luther: Challenges and Promises for a Lutheran Global Identity,” in Lutheran Identity and Political Theology (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2014), 15-29.

“Kreuz”, Das Luther-Lexikon, Volker Leppin and Gury Schneider Ludorff, eds. Regensburg: Bückle & Böhm, 2014, 370-372.

“Befreiungstheologie und politische Theologie,” in Inspirationen für eine Theologie des Lebens: Die Theologie von Dorothee Sölle im Licht der Befreiungstheologie, Claudete Beise Ulrich and Uta Andrée (Hamburg: Missiona akademie an der Universität Hamburg, 2014), 23-29.

“Luther and the Apocalyptic,” in On the Apocalyptic and Human Agency: Conversations with Augustine of Hippo and Martin Luther, eds., Kirsi Stjerna and Deanna A. Thompson (Cambridge Scholars Publishing: New castle, UK), 2014, 51-60.

“Luther’s Theologia Crucis” in The Oxford Handbook of Martin Luther’s Theology, eds. Robert Kolb, Irene Dingel, and L’ubomír Batka,  (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2014), 156-167.

“Pugnacious Words: Justification and Justice in Luther,” Lutheran Theological Journal 28/2 (August 2014), 76-88.

 “Luther and the Psalms: How Stories Shape the Story,” in Singing the Songs of the Lord in Foreign Lands: Psalms in Contemporary Lutheran Interpretation, eds. Kenneth Mtata, Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr, Miriam Rose (Evangelische Verlangsanstalt GmbH, Leipzig, 2014), 181-90.

2013

“What Aspects of Lutheran Theology Contribute to a Holistic Development Model? Or, Is there Something to be Looked At?” in Religion: Help or Hindrance to Development? (Leipzig, Germany: Evangelische Verlangsanstalt GmbH, 2013), 37-50.

 „Luther in Lateinamerika und Boff in Deutschland: Lutherische Theologie in Lateinamerika und ihre Anfragen an Europa.“  Luther Unvollendete: Relevanz lutherisher Theologie auseuropäischer und lateinamerikanischer Perspective, Claudia Jahnel, Hans Zeller, eds. (Erlangen: Martin-Luther-Ver;lag, 2013), 13-28.

“Class, Sin and the Displaced,” in Religion, Theology and Class: Fresh Engagement after Long Silence, Joerg Rieger ed. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), 61-73.

 “Theory and Praxis.” Religion Past and Present. Brill Online, 2013. Edited by Hans Dieter Betz, Don S. Browning †, Bernd Janowski and Eberhard Jüngel

2012

“Religião e Sociedade: Desafios Contemporâneos,” Religião e Sociedades: Desafios Contemporâneos, Iuri Andréas Reblin, Rudolf von Sinner, eds. (São Leopoldo:  EST, Sinodal, 2012), 15-30

“Exploring Effective Context: Luther’s Contextual Hermeneutics” in You have the Words of Eternal Life: Transformative Readings of the Gospel of John from a Lutheran Perspective, Documentation 57/2012, Kenneth Mtata, ed. (Minneapolis, MN: Lutheran University Press, 2012), 107-120.

“Theology of the Cross: A Theology of Revelation and a Lutheran Understanding,” The Lutheran, Vol 25, No. 10, (October 2012), 18-19.

“Desabusando o deus das lacunas,” in Deuses e Ciências na América Latina, Valério Guilherme Shaper, Vítor Westhelle, Kathlen Luana de Oliveira, and Eduardo Gross, eds. (São Leopoldo: Oikos / EST, 2012), 19-30.

2011

“Lutheranism and Culture in the Americas: A Comparative Study”, in: Christine Helmer & Bo Kristian Holm (eds.): Transformations in Luther’s Theology: Historical and Contemporary Reflections, Arbeiten zur Kirchen- und Theologiegeschichte 32 (Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2011), 229-244.

“Entre Américas: convergências e divergências teológicas,” in Teologia e Ciências da Religião: A caminho da maioridade acadêmica no Brasil, Eduardo R. da Cruz and Geraldo de Mori, eds. ( São Paulo: Paulinas; Belo Horizonte: PUC Minas, 2011), 25-42.

“Displacing Identities: Hybrid Distinctiveness in Theology and Literature,” in Out of Place: Doing Theology on the Crosscultural Brink, eds. Jione Havea and Clive Pearson (London: Equinox Publishing, 2011), 42-64.

2010

Liberation theology: II Systematics – Ethics. In Religion Past & Present, ed. by Hans

Dieter Betz et al., 461. Leiden: Brill, 2010

Liberation theology: II Systematics – Dogmatics. In Religion Past & Present, ed. by Hans

Dieter Betz et al., 460-461. Leiden: Brill, 2010.

Liberation theology: II Systematics -Fundamental Theology. In Religion Past & Present,

ed. by Hans Dieter Betz et al., 460. Leiden: Brill, 2010.

Liberation: 1 Dogmatics. In Religion Past & Present, ed. by Hans Dieter Betz et al., 456-457. Leiden: Brill, 2010.

“Hybridity and Luther’s Reading of Chalcedon,” in Gudstanken aktualitet: Bitrag om teologiens opgave og protestantismens indre spaendinger: Festskrift til Peter Widmann, eds. Else Marie Wiberg Pedersen, Bo Kristian Holm og Anders-Christian Jacobsen (Copenhagen: ANIS, 2010), 233-253.

2009

“Igreja e tradição na vocação ministerial,” in Igreja e ministério: Perspectivas evangélico- luteranas, Wilhelm Wachholz, ed. (São Leopoldo: Editora Sinodal), 7–15.

“Perfis de ministério,” in Igreja e ministério: Perspectivas evangélico-luteranas, Wilhelm Wachholz, ed., (São Leopoldo: Editora Sinodal), 16–29.

“Cruz e ministério como práctica da ressurreição,” in Igreja e ministério: Perspectivas evangélico-luteranas, Wilhelm Wachholz, ed. (São Leopoldo: Editora Sinodal), 30–37.

“Speaking for the Church—Speaking to the Church,” in Transformative Theological Practices, Karen L. Bloomquist , ed, (Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press), 183-191.

“Power and Politics: Incursions into Luther’s Theology,” in The Global Luther: A Theologian for Modern Times, Christine Helmer, ed. (Minneapolis: Fortress Press), 284-300.

“Santa Frida with Aura and Aroma: On Frida Kahlo’s Kitchen and her Broken column,” Perspectivas, Thirteenth Issue, (Fall 2009), 69-82.

“The Barmen Theological Declaration: On Celebrating a Text Out of Context,” Currents in Theology and Mission 36:2 (April 2009)

“Clashes of Confession: The Case of Latin America in a Global Context,” Currents in Theology and Mission 35/4 (August 2008): 293-300

2008

“Santa Frida com Aura e Aroma,” in [Re]Leituras de Frida Kahlo: por uma ética estética da diversidade machucada, Organizadora. Edla Eggert, (Santa Cruz do Sul: EDUNISC), 157-164.

“Transfiguring Lutheranism: Being Lutheran in New Contexts” in Identity, Survival, Witness: Reconfiguring Theological Agendas, Karen L Bloomquist, ed. (Geneva: LWF/DTS), 11-23.

“Traumas e opções: teologia e a crise da modernidade,” in: Teologia e Pós-modernidade-Novas Perspectivas em Teologia e Filosofia da Religião, Jaci Maraschin and Frederico Pieper Pires, eds. ( São Paulo: Fonte Editorial, 2008), 13-35.

“Margins Exposed: Representation, Hybridity and Transfiguration,” Still at the Margins: Biblical Scholarship Fifteen Years after the Voices from the Margin, R. S. Sugirtharajah, ed. (New York: T&T Clark) 69-87.

“Clashes of Confession: The Case of Latin America in a Global Context,” Currents in Theology and Mission 35/4 (August 2008): 293-300.

“What to say about hell: A symposium,” The Christian Century Vol 125 No 11 (June 3, 2008), 23-24.

“Mal,” Dicionário Brasileiro de Teologia, Fernando Bortolleto Filho, José Carlos de Souza, Nelson Kilpp, eds. (São Paulo: ASTE, 2008)

“Baptism of Tears: See through the Eyes of John the Baptist,” The Lutheran (January 2008, Web Exclusive).

2007

“Liberation Theology: A Latitudinal Perspective,” The Oxford handbook on Eschatology, Jerry Walls, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press), 311-327.

“….Because the Dawn has Come,” Mission with the Marginalized, Samuel. W. Meshack ed. (Tiruvalla: Christava Sahitya Samithi), 26-28.

“Internationalism and Globalization: The Question of Responsibility,” Mission with the Marginalized, Samuel. W. Meshack ed. (Tiruvalla: Christava Sahitya Samithi), 450-455.

“Uses and Abuses of the Cross: The Reformation, Then and Now” Trinity Seminary Review Vol 28, Number 2 (Summer/Fall 2007), 83-91.

“Resurrection: The Gift of Shabbat,” The Lutheran, Vol. 20, No. 4, (April 2007), 20-22.

2006

“This Gracefully Witty World,” The Grace of the World that Transforms God: Latin american Dialogues with the 9th Assembly of the WCC, Nancy Cardoso, Edla Eggert & André S. Musskopf. eds. (Porto Alegre: Editora Universitária Metodista), 80-91.

“Mundo em Graça(do),” A Graça do Mundo Transforma Deus: Dialogos Latino-Americanos com a IX Assembléia do CMI, Nancy Cardoso, Edla Eggert e André S. Musskopf. Orgs. (Porto Alegre: Editora Universitária Metodista), 80-91. 2006

“Are Science and Humanism Suited to Enter the Ancient Quest of Christian Theology? A Response to Lluís Oviedo,” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 41/4 (December): 843-852.

“Exposing Zacchaeus,” The Christian Century, Vol.123, No.22, (October 31, 2006), 27-31.

“Usus Crucis: Use and Abuses of the Cross and the Practice of Resurrection,” Seminary Ridge Review 8/2 (Spring 2006), 31-43.

2005

“Revelation 13: Between the Colonial and the Postcolonial, a Reading from Brazil,” in From Every People and Nation: The Book of Revelation in Intercultural Perspective, David Rhoads ed. (Minneapolis: Fortress), 183-199.

“The Word and the Mask: Revisiting the Two-Kingdoms Doctrine,” in The Gift of Grace: The Future of Lutheran Theology, Niels Henrik Gregersen, Bo Holm, Ted Peters, and Peter Widman, eds. (Minneapolis: Fortress), 167-178.

“Symptoms of the End of Western Hegemony,” Theologies and Cultures, Vol. II, No. 2, (November/December), 31-47.

“Luther on the Authority of Scriptures,” Lutheran Quarterly 19/4 (Winter 2005): 373-391.

“Igreja e Tradição: Opções e Obstruções Ecumênicas,” Estudos Teológicos 45/2: 81-89.

“Is There A Universal Theology Of The Oppressed?” Gurukul Journal of Theological Studies XVI/1 & 2, (January & July 2005): 92-108.

“Traumas e Opçoes: Teologia e a Crise da Modernidade,” Margens 1/1 (March). 2005

“A Festa, o Lúdico e o Erótico na Religião: Perspectiva Teológica,” Estudos de Religião 19/28 (July), 12-28.

“Theorie und Praxis, III. Fundamentaltheologisch,” art. Die Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th ed. Vol. VIII.

2004

“Ecumenics and Economics: Economic Justice and the Unity of the Church,” in El silbo ecuménico del Espíritu: Homenaje a José Míguez Bonino en sus 80 años, Guillermo Hansen, ed. (Buenos Aires: ISEDET), 157-176.

“The Dark Room, the Labyrinth, and the Mirror: On Interpreting Luther’s Thought on Justification and Justice,” in By Faith Alone: Essays on Justification in Honor of Gerhard O. Forde, Joseph A. Burguess and Marc Kolden, eds. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans), 316-331.

“Wrappings of the Divine: Location and Vocation in Theological Perspective,” Currents in Theology and Mission 31/5 (October): 368-380.

“Towards an Ethics of Knowledge,” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 39/2 (June): 383-388.

“The Church’s Crucible: Koinonia and Cultural Transcendence,” Currents in Theology and Mission 31/3 (June): 211-218.

“Religiöse Sozialisten: II. Lateinamerika,” art. Die Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th ed. Vol. VII.

“The Poet, the Practitioner, and the Beholder: Thoughts on the Created Co-Creator,” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 39/4:747-754.

2003

“Gottes Zeit und das Ende der Welt: Kirche und Eschaologie in der Lutheran Gemeindschaft,” in Zwischen Vision und Realität: Lutherische Kirchen im Übergang, Wolfang Grieve, ed. (Geneva: LWF), 73-89.

“Multiculturalism, Postcolonialism and the Apocalyptic,” in Theology and the Religions: A Dialogue, Viggo Mortensen, ed. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans), 3-13.

“Communication and the Transgression of Language in Luther,” Lutheran Quarterly 17/1 (Spring 2003): 1-27.

“A kommunió felöl értelmezett ekkléziológia es akereszt,” Lelkipásztorl 78/7: 247-251.

2002

“Schleiermacher frente al pecado,” in Schleiermacher: Reseñas desde América Latina, Guillermo Hansen, ed. (Buenos Aires: ISEDET), 140-151.

“Is Europe Christian? A Challenge to a Viking,” in For All People: Global Theologies in Context (Essays in Honor of Viggo Mortensen), Else Marie Wiberg Pedersen, Holger Lam, and Peter Lodberg, eds. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans), 75-85.

“A Vision,” in Envisioning a Lutheran Communion: Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century, Mark Thomsen and Vítor Westhelle, eds. (Minneapolis: Kirk), 136-146.

“Ideology,” art. Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement, (Geneva/Grand Rapids: WCC/Eerdmans), 2nd revised ed.

“Religião e pós-modernidade: O mérito de um equívoco: apocalíptica e pós-colonialismo,” in Martin N. Dreher, ed. 500 Anos de Brasil e Igreja na América Meridional (Porto Alegre: EST/CEHILA), 166-177.

“Crises of Society–Crises of the Church?” McGilvary Journal of Theology (November 2002).

“Schleiermacher Defronta-se com o Pecado,” Revista Teológica Londrinense 3:11-20.

“Idols and Demons: On Discerning the Spirits,” Dialog 41/1: 9-15.

“On Displacing Words: The Lord’s Prayer and the New Definition of Justice,” Word and World 22/1 (Winter): 27-35.

2001

“Saint, Servant, Prophet: A Theological Reflection on the Church in Asia,” in Between Vision and Reality: Lutheran Churches in Transition, Wolfgang Greive, ed., (Geneva: LWF/DTS), 65-76.

With Else Marie Wiberg Pedersen, “A Tanzanian Experience: The Vicissitudes of an Elusive Tapestry,” in Between Vision and Reality: Lutheran Churches in Transition, Wolfgang Greive, ed. (Geneva: LWF/DTS), 89-92.

“Priest, Preacher, Servant: A Theological Reflection on the Church in Europe,” in Between Vision and Reality: Lutheran Churches in Transition, Wolfgang Greive, ed. (Geneva: LWF/DTS), 367-74.

“The Times of God and the Ends of the World: Church and Eschatology in the Lutheran Communion,” in Between Vision and Reality: Lutheran Churches in Transition, Wolfgang Greive, ed. (Geneva: LWF/DTS), 411-24.

“‘The Noble Tribe of Truth’: Etchings on Myth, Language, and Truth Speaking,” in A.M. Alchin, S.A.J. Bradley, N.A. Hjelm, and J.H. Schørring, eds. Grundtvig in International Perspective: Studies in the Creativity of Interaction (Aarhus: Aarhus University Press): 87-102.

“A Cookbook for Midas,” Currents in Theology and Mission 28/3-4 (June/August):175-176.

“Original Sin Revisited: Schleiermacher’s Contribution to the Hefnerian Project,” Currents in Theology and Mission 28/3-4 (June/August): 385-393.

2000

“Modernidade, Mito e Religião: Crítica e Reconstrução das Representações Religiosas,” Numen: Revista de Estudos e Pesquisa da Religião 3/1: 11-38.

“The Way the World Ends: An Essay on Cross and Eschatology,” Currents in Theology and Mission 27/2: 85-97.

“Theological Shamelessness: A Response to Arthur Peacocke and David A. Palin,” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 35/1: 165-172.

“Augsburg Confession VII and the Historic Episcopate,” Dialog 39/3: 222-228.

1998

“Creation Motifs in the Search for a Vital Space: A Latin American Perspective,” in Lift Every Voice: Constructing Christian Theology from the Underside, Susan Thistlethwaite and Mary Engel, eds. (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis), 2nd revised ed. 146-158.

“Crises of Society, Crises of the Church: Toward an Eschatological Reading of the Saeculum,” in Communion, Community and Society: The Relevance of the Church, Wolfgang Greive, ed. (Geneva: LWF/DTS), 97-109.

“Befreiung: I Dogmatisch,” art. Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th ed. Vol. I.

“Befreiungstheologie II: Systematisch, 1. Fundamentaltheologisch,” art. Die Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th ed. Vol. I.

“Befreiungstheologie II: Systematisch, 2. Dogmatisch,” art. Die Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th ed. Vol. I.

“Befreiungstheologie II: Systematisch, 3. Ethisch,” art. Die Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th ed. Vol. I.

“O Tamanho do Paraíso: Pressupostos do Conceito de Pecado na Teologia Latino-Americana,” Estudos Teológicos 38/3: 239-251.

1997

With Martin Dreher “Gottfried Brakemeier,” in From Federation to Communion, J.H. Schørring, P. Kumari and N.A.Hjelm, eds. (Minneapolis: Fortress): 477-80 German: Vom Weltbund zur Gemeinschaft (Hannover: LVH): 422-25.

“Conquest and Evangelization in Latin America,” in Word Remembered, Word Proclaimed, Stephen Bevans and Roger Schroeder, eds. (Nettetal: Steyler): 89-107.

“Theological Education: Quo Vadis?” Currents in Theology and Mission 24/3 (June 1997): 273-285.

“And the Walls Come Tumbling Down: Globalization and Fragmentation in the LWF,” Dialog 36/1: 32-39, 1997

1996

“Elements for a Typology of Latin American Theologies,” in Prejudice Issues in Third World Theologies, Andreas Nehring, ed. (Madras: Gurukul): 84-101.

“Invisibility and Dissimulation: The Problem of the Other in Latin American Theologies,” in Prejudice Issues in Third World Theologies, Andreas Nehring, ed. (Madras: Gurukul): 141-160.

“Proclamation and Obligation: On the Demonstration of the Spirit and of Power,” Word & World 16/3: 328-339.

“Two Omens and an Oracle: Reflections on the Convocation of Teaching Theologians,” Currents in Theology and Mission 23/3: 185-191.

1995

“Cross, Creation, and Ecology: The Meeting Point Between the Theology of the Cross and Creation Theology in Luther,” in Concern for Creation: Voices on the Theology of Creation, Viggo Mortensen, ed. (Uppsala: Tro & Tanke): 159-167.

“The Weeping Mask: Ecological Crisis and the View of Nature,” Creation and the future of humanity: LSTC writings on the environment, in Jan Harbaugh, Linda Kersten, David M. Rhoads, eds. (Chicago: Committee on LSTC as a Green Zone): 72-78.

“Cross, Creation, and Ecology,” Creation and the future of humanity: LSTC writings on the environment, in Jan Harbaugh, Linda Kersten, David M. Rhoads, eds. (Chicago: Committee on LSTC as a Green Zone): 37-40.

“Outros Saberes: Teologia e Ciência na Modernidade,” Estudos Teológicos 35/3: 258-278.

“The End of Christendom and Other Captivities: A Response to Douglas John Hall,” Currents in Theology and Mission 22/6: 442-225.

With Hanna Betina Götz, “Usynlighet og virkelighet,” Norsk Teologisk Tidsskrift 96/1: 20-34.

“Scientific Sight and Embodied Knowledges,” Modern Theology 11/3 (July 1995): 341-361.

“The Current Crisis in Latin American Theology,” Dialog 34/1 (Winter 1995): 39-43.

With Hanna Betina Götz, “In Quest of a Myth: Latin American Literature and Theology,” Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology 3/1 (August 1995): 5-22.

1994

“Re(li)gion: The Lord of History and the Illusory Space,” in Region and Religion, Viggo Mortensen, ed. (Geneva: LWF) 79-95.

“Cruz, Criação e Ecologia,” Estudos Teológicos 34/3: 291-300.

1993

“Fragmentation, Dissonance, and Truth,” in History of the LWF, Viggo Mortensen, ed. (Geneva: LWF).

1992

“‘The Third Bank of the River:’ Thoughts on Justification and Justice,” in Justification and Justice, Viggo Mortensen, ed. (Geneva: LWF) 29-36.

“Teologia e Pós-Modernidade,” in Teologia Sob Limite, Jaci Maraschin, ed. (São Paulo: ASTE): 143-165.

“500 Anos de Evangelização: A História Suprimida,” in 500 Anos de Invasão – 500 anos de Resitência, Roberto Zwetsch, ed. (São Paulo: Paulinas): 45-54.

“Die neue Haut der unsichtabaren Schlange,” Weltmission heute 12: 9-28.

“A Voz que Vem da Natureza,” Caderno de Estudo da CPT 5: 30-43.

“Erobroing og evangelisiring in Latinamerika: tre missionsmodeller og deres faelles forudsaetning,” Mission 4: 3-7.

“Entre Abel e Caim: Comunicação Teológica na América Latina,” Estudos Teológicos 32/3: 264-277.

1991

“A Teologia da Criação e o Desafio Ecológico,”in Francisco e Ecologia: Para que a Vida Prevaleça, (Petrópolis: Sinfrajupe) 17-34.

“Missão e Poder: O Deus Abscôndito e os Poderes Insurgentes,” Estudos Teológicos 31/2: 29-46.

“Una Sancta: A Unidade da Igreja na Divisão Social,” Estudos Teológicos 31/1: 29-46.

“The Weeping Mask: Ecological Crisis and the View of Nature,” Word & World 11/2: 137-146.

1990

“Os Sinais dos Lugares: As Dimensões Esquecidas,” in Peregrinação: Estudos em Homenagem a Joachim Fischer pela Passagem de seu 60º Aniversário, Martin N. Dreher, ed. (São Leopoldo: Sinodal), 255-268.

“Ways of Justice in a Journey to Peace,” in Peace and Justice: Toward an Ecumenical Peace Ethic, Götz Planer-Friedrich, ed. (Geneva: LWF): 45-62.

“Creation Motifs in the Search for a Vital Space: A Latin American Perspective,” in Lift Every Voice: Constructing Christian Theology from the Underside, Susan Thistlethwaite and Mary Engel, eds. (San Francisco: Harper & Row): 128-287.

“Marcos 10. 46-52,” homiletic study, in Proclamar Libertação, Vol. XVI, Nelson Kilpp and Vítor Westhelle, eds. (São Leopoldo: Sinodal) 283-287.

“A Cruz, a Teologia e as Rosas: O Significado Soteriológico da Cruz na Teologia,” Estudos Teológicos 30/3: 224-243, 1990

“Thinking about Luther in a Submersed Reality,” Lutherjahrbuch 57: 163-173.

“A Voz que Vem da Natureza,” Estudos Teológicos 30/1: 16-26.

1989

“Theology Challenges Science and the Church,” in The New Faith-Science Debate, John M. Mangum, ed. (Minneapolis/Geneva: Fortress/WCC): 23-35.

“But it shall not be so among you,” The Year 2000 and beyond, (Chicago: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America).

“Eine Reise zum Frieden über Wege der Gerechtigkeit,” Frieden und Gerechtigkeit, Götz Planer-Friedrich, ed. (München: Chr. Kaiser): 51-70.

“Apocalipse 15.2-4,” homiletic study, in Proclamar Libertação, Vol. XV, Nelson Kilpp and Vítor Westhelle, eds. (São Leopoldo: Sinodal): 218-224.

“Bases bíblicas y teológicas de la comunicación,” Presencia Ecuménica 5/12: 3-9.

1988

“Luther and Liberation,” Tugón 8/1: 54-71.

1987

“Isaias 5.1-7,” in Proclamar Libertação, Vol. XIII, Harald Malschitzky and Uwe Wegner, eds. (São Leopoldo: Sinodal): 147-151.

1986

“Planejamento Familiar: Genocídio Planejado?” in Proclamar Libertação, Vol. XII, Harald Malschitzky and Uwe Wegner, eds. (São Leopoldo: Sinodal): 77-86.

“Labor: A Suggestion for Rethinking the Way of the Christian,” Word & World 4/2:

194-206.

“Luther and Liberation,” Dialog 25: 51-58.

“O desencontro entre a teologia Luterana e a teologia da libertação,” in Estudos teológicos 26/1: 37-58.

1985

“Filipenses 3.17-21,” homiletic study, in Proclamar Libertação, Vol. XI, Harald Malschitzky and Uwe Wegner, eds. (São Leopoldo: Sinodal).

“Mito, alegoria y símbolo: la crítica y reconstrucción de las representaciones religiosas,” Eutopias: Teorias/Historia/Discurso 1/1-2 (Winter-Spring): 201-224.

“Strauss and Bauer: Options for Contemporary Christology,” AAR-Currents in Contemporary Christology 4/5: 23-34.

1984

“Strauss: Pedagogy for a Theological Revolution,” Dialog 23: 263-270.

“Paul’s Reconstruction of Theology: Romans 9-14 in Context,” Word & World 4/3: 307-319.

1981

“Dependency Theory: Some Implications for Liberation Theology,” Dialog 20: 293-299.

“Pressupostos e Implicações do Conceito de Práxis em Hugo Assmann,” Estudos Teológicos 18/2: 77-94.

1979

“Mateus 5.17-20,” homiletic study, in Proclamar Libertação, Vol. IV, Baldur van Kaick, ed. (São Leopoldo: Sinodal): 125-132.

“Jeremias 29. 1,4-14a,” homiletic study, in Proclamar Libertação, Vol. III, Baldur van Kaick, ed. (São Leopoldo: Sinodal) 48-61.

1978

“Considerações sobre o Etno-Luteranismo Latino-Americano,” Estudos Teológicos 18/2: 77-94.