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    Affirmations and Admonitions

    Affirmations and Admonitions: Lutheran Decisions and Dialogue with Reformed, Episcopal, and Roman Catholic Churches

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    Baptism and the Unity of the Church

    Baptism and the Unity of the Church

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    Sharper Than a Two-Edged Sword

    Sharper Than a Two-Edged Sword: Preaching, Teaching, and Living the Bible

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    Justification by Faith

    Justification by Faith: Do the Sixteenth Century Condemnations Still Apply?

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    Communio Sanctorum

    Communio Sanctorum: The Church as the Communion of Saints, by the Bilateral Working Group of the German National Bishops’ Conference and the Church Leadership of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany

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Review Essays

“Symposium on Revelation and Theology, by Ronald Thiemann.” dialog 26 (1986): 63.

“Books about Nicolaj Grundtvig Worth Discussing,” Currents in Theology and Mission 13 (1986): 310-312.

“Alister McGrath on Cross and Justification: A Review Discussion.” The Thomist 54 (1990): 705-725.

”Is the Reformation Over? And What If It Is?: A Review of Is the Reformation Over? An Evangelical Assessment of Contemporary Roman Catholicism, by Mark Noll and Carolyn Nystrom. Pro Ecclesia 16 (2007): 334-344.

Recent Articles and Book Chapters

“Indulgences as Ecumenical Barometer: Penitence and Unity in the Christian Life", Bulletin of the Centro pro Unione (Rome) 39 (Spring 2011), 3-9.

"Vatican I and the Development of Doctrine: A Lutheran Perspective", How Can the Petrine Ministry Be a Service to the Unity of the Universal Church?, edited by James Puglisi, pp. 124-142. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010.

"Ethics in Ecumenical Dialogues: A Survey and Analysis.” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 45 (2010), 357-375.

“Preaching Justification.” Proclaiming the Gospel: Preaching for the Life of the Church, edited by Brian K. Peterson, pp. 24-34. Fortress: Minneapolis, 2009.

“Communion and Difference.”Journal of Lutheran Ethics 9, no. 7 (July, 2009), http://www.elca.org/What-We-Believe/Social-Issues/Journal-of-Lutheran-Ethics/Issues/July-2009/Communion-and-Difference.aspx.

“Jesus and the Pope: Ecumenical Reflections on Benedict XVI’s Jesus of Nazareth”, Pro Ecclesia 17 (2008): 152-158.