Volume 44, Issue 4, Winter 2016

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Table of Contents: 

Editorials

2 Statements, Surprises, and Sunshine | BY BONNIE DWYER

3 Leadership from Elsewhere | BY CHARLES SCRIVEN

Feedback

5 Resolving Conflicts | BY CASEBOLT, JACOBSEN, WIBBERDING

Noteworthy

7 The Importance of the Backstory | BY BONNIE DWYER AND JARED WRIGHT

The Bible: New Readings

13 Cosmology and Morality: The Scientific Captivity of Creation and Beyond | BY DAVID LARSON

18 “The Perfect Storm” | BY KENDRA HALOVIAK VALENTINE

Process, Unity, and the Church

27 From “Ekklesia” to Something Else | BY THOMAS

32 The Role of Union Conferences in Relation to Higher Authorities | BY GEORGE R. KNIGHT

45 The Judicial Dilemma: How the Church Works—And How It Gets Worked | BY GARY PATTERSON

Feminism and the Church

53 Finding their Voice: The Expanding Role of Women—Early Adventism in Context (1865–1875) | BY GILBERT M. VALENTINE

65 The Dangers of Unity | BY MEGEN MOLÉ

LGBT Issues

70 The Story of SB 1146 | BY HALLIE ANDERSON

75 An Open Letter to Any Parent of an LGBT+ Child | BY ELDER O. KRIS AND DEBBIE WIDMER

Poem

Thirsty Woman at the Well | BY BRUCE JOHANSON

Volume: 
44
Issue: 
4
Season: 
Winter