Ronald T. Michener is professor and chair of the Department of Systematic Theology at Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Heverlee-Leuven, Belgium.
Navigating Theological and Ecclesiological Friction in the Church: Olli-Pekka Vainio’s Insights on Virtuous Disagreement
December 2022/January 2023: Civic Engagement and the Relationship of Church and State (Volume 22 Issue 6)
Note: This a revision of a shorter (unpublished) edition of this paper that was orally presented at the conference: Leuven Encounters in Systematic Theology (LEST) XIII, Dissenting Church: Exploring the Theological Power of Conflict and Disagreement, October 22, 2021.  Theological disagreement in the church is often seen as something to avoid at all costs […]