Category: Church History and Historical Theology

Jeannine E. Olson "Protestant Deacons in Geneva and Europe after John Calvin" In Caritas et Reformatio: Essays on Church and Society in Honor of Carter Lindberg. ed. David Whitford. St. Louis: Concordia Academic Press 2002 : 155-165

BOOK CHAPTERS

Marcia J. Bunge "Education and the Child in 18th Century German Pietism: Perspectives from the Work of A. H. Francke" In The Child in Christian Thought. ed. Marcia Bunge. Grand Rapdis: Eerdmans 2001
Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen "That which has been wrung from tears: Usury, the Greek Patristics and Catholic Social Teaching" In Reading Patristic Social Ethics: Issues and Challenges for 21st Century Christian Social Thought. eds. Johan Leemans, Brian Matz and Johan Verstraeten. Washington D.C.: Catholic University Press 2010

Having brought together an international collection of patristic scholars and ethicists at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, editors Leemans, Matz and Verstraeten present in this collection peer reviewed essays written and presented at the 2007 Expert Seminary on Reading Patristic Social Ethics.

Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen "Usury" In A Compendium of Patristic Writings on Social Justice and the Common Good. ed. Brian Matz. Washington D.C.: Catholic University Press 2011

This compendium is a collection of select patristic writings that address issues of social justice, issues of concern for both the ancient and modern world, including: slavery, abuse, health and usury, to name a few. Each chapter includes a written explanation of the importance of the issue during the time of the patristics, and explains how they worked with issues of social justice within their sermons and theologies. Further, each chapter includes an annotated bibliography of both primary and secondary source material on each topic. Finally, each chapter concludes with select translated passages on each topic.

Kari Kloos "History as Witness: Augustine‘s Interpretation of the History of Israel in Contra Faustum and De Trinitate" In Augustine and History. Lanham, Md.: Lexington: 2008 : 31-51

Augustine‘s anti-Manichean writings indicate a growing appreciation for the history of Israel as a witness to the one God. In particular, his exegetical response in the massive Contra Faustum demonstrates how a more serious engagement with the history of Israel shaped his theology.

Jeannine E. Olson "Calvin‘s Theology of Church and Society and Its Reception" In Calvin’s Theology and Its Reception. eds. Todd Billings and John Hesselink. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press 2012
Jeannine E. Olson "John Calvin‘s Only Public Office for Women, the Care of the Poor: Wet Nurses, Widows, and Welfare among French Refugees and in the Reformed Tradition" In Mythes et réalités du XVIe siècle, Foi, Idées, Images: Études en l’honneur d’Alain Dufour. ed. Bernard Lescaze et Mario Turchetti. Alessandria: Edizioni dell‘Orso 2008
Jeannine E. Olson "De zorg voor de armen en het leven van de vluchtelingen in het Genève van Calvijn" In Johannes Calvijn, zijn leven, zijn werk. eds. Willem Balke, Jan C. Klok, and Willem van‘t Spijker. Kampen, the Netherlands: Uitgeverij Kok 2008
Jeannine E. Olson "Calvin and Social-Ethical Issues" In The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin. ed. Donald K. McKim. Cambridge University Press : 153-172
Jeannine E. Olson "Nicolas Des Gallars and the Genevan Connection of the Stranger Churches" In From Strangers to Citizens: Integration of Immigrant Communities in Great Britain, Ireland and the Colonies, 1550-1750. eds. Randolph Vigne and Charles Littleton. Brighton, England: Sussex Academic Press 2001 : 38-47