James Duke Bibliography

Professor of History of Christianity and History of Christian Thought, Brite Divinity School



Duke, James O., and Howard W. Stone. How to Think Theologically, 2nd ed. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2006.

Duke, James O. Horace Bushnell : On the Vitality of Biblical Language. Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1984.

———. What Sort of Church Are We? St. Louis: Council on Christian Unity, 1981.


Edited or translated books

Duke, James O., and Mark G. Toulouse eds. Sources of Christian Theology in America. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1999.

Duke, James O., and Paul Crow eds. The Church for Disciples of Christ: Seeking to Be Truly Church. St. Louis: Christian Board of Publication, 1998.

Duke, James O., and Mark G. Toulouse eds. Makers of Christian Theology in America. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1997.

Duke, James O., and Anthony L. Dunnavant eds. Christian Faith Seeking Historical Understanding : Essays in Honor of H. Jack Forstman. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 1997.

Duke, James O., and Robert F. Streetman eds. Barth and Schleiermacher : Beyond the Impasse? Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1988.

Duke, James O., translator, and Friedrich Schleiermacher. Christian Caring : Selections from Practical Theology. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1988.

Duke, James O., translator, Francis Fiorenza, translator, and Friedrich Schleiermacher. On the 'Glaubenslehre': Two Letters to Dr. Lücke. Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1981.

Duke, James O., translator, and Friedrich Schleiermacher. Hermeneutics: The Handwritten Manuscripts. Missoula, MT: Scholars Press, 1977.


Articles and essays

Duke, James O. ‘Calvinism’; ‘Holy Spirit’ ‘Liberalism’; ‘19th Century Theology’; ‘Panel of Scholars’; ‘Presbyterianism’; ‘Richardson’s Memoirs of Alexander Campbell’; ‘Pendleton, W.K.’; and ‘Theology, 20th Century, Disciples of Christ’. In Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement, edited by Paul Blowers, Anthony L. Dunnavant, Douglas A. Fosters, and D. Newell Williams. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.

———. “Cotton, John.” In Encyclopedia of Protestantism, 1: 521. Edited by Hans J. Hillberbrand. New York and London: Routledge, 2004.

———. "A Century and a Quarter of Theology: A Review." In Vanderbilt Divinity School: Education, Contest, and Change, edited by Dale A. Johnson, 329-62, 407-10. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2001.

———. “The Past and Present of a German Theological Dictionary: Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, vol. 1.” Religious Studies Review 27,4 (October 2001): 324-28.

———. "The Church, for Disciples Future." Impact no 42-43 (1999): 1-12.

———. "Anti-Judaism in the Critical Study of the Gospels: A Response to Dr. Joseph Tyson." In Anti-Judaism and the Gospels, edited by William R. Farmer, 252-58. Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 1999.

———. "Walter Scott: Theologian." In Walter Scott: A Nineteenth-Century Evangelical, edited by Mark G. Toulouse, 71-78. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 1999.

———. "The Nineteenth Century Reformation in Historical-Theological Perspective : The First One Hundred Years." In Christian Faith Seeking Historical Understanding: Essays in Honor of H. Jack Forstman, edited by James O. Duke and Anthony Dunnavant, 159-86. Macon, Ga: Mercer Univ Pr, 1997.

———. "John Cotton." In Makers of Christian Theology in America, edited by Mark G. Toulouse and James O. Duke, 34-38. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1997.

———. "Humanism." In The Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner, v. 14:866-70. New York: Grove's Dictionaries, 1996.

———. "Farley's Prolegomena to Any Future Historical Theology : Reflections on the Historicality of Theology's History." In Theology and the Interhuman, edited by Robert Williams, 105-24. Valley Forge, Pa: Trinity Pr Int'l, 1995.

Duke, James O., and Richard L. Harrison. The Lord's Supper. St. Louis, Mo.: Council on Christian Unity, 1993.

Duke, James O. "On the Pelikan History of the Development of Doctrine, an Assay: A Review of the Christian Tradition, by Jaroslav Pelikan." Religious Studies Review 18, no. 1 (1992): 4-6.

———. "Disciples Theologizing Amid Currents of Mainstream Protestant Thought, 1940-80: Sketchbook Observations." In Case Study of Mainstream Protestantism: The Disciples' Relation to American Culture 1880-1989, edited by D. Newell Williams, 139-64. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 1991.

———. "The Question of Confession among the Disciples." Impact 25 (1990): 16-28.

———. "New Perspectives on Schleiermacher's Ethics : An Assay." Journal of Religious Ethics 17 (1989): 73-79.

———. "The Disciples and the Lord's Supper: A Historical Perspective." Encounter 50 (1989): 1-28.

———. "That Than Which Nothing (Much) Greater Can Be Conceived: A Review of the Treatment of Christianity in the Encyclopedia of Religion." In Critical Review of Books in Religion 1989, 41-56: JAAR/JBL, 1989.

———. "Ministry in the Disciples-Reformed Dialogue." Mid-Stream 27 (1988): 109-15.

———. "Toward a More Perfect Union : Horace Bushnell's Quest for Comprehensiveness." Religion and Public Education 14 (1987): 386-90.

———. "The Bible, with Bacon : A Nineteenth-Century Disciples Recipe for Responsible Bible-Reading." Impact 19 (1987): 31-39.

———. "Blessing the Tie That Binds: A Review of Nineteenth Century Religious Thought in the West, 3 Vols., Ed. Ninian Smart." Journal of the American Academy of Religion 55, no. 2 (1987): 363-69.

———. "In Defense of 'Learned Ignorance': The Liberal Arts and the Christian Church in Partnership." Impact No 17 (1986): 22-31.

———. "The Code of Canon Law: A Protestant Perspective." The Jurist 46 (1986): 347-75.

———. "Scholarship in the Disciples Tradition." Disciples Theological Digest 1 (1986): 5-40.

———. "The Rise of Biblical Criticism: A Review of H. G. Reventlow's Authority of the Bible and the Spirit of the Modern World and J. Rogerson's Old Testament Criticism in the 19th Century." Journal of the American Academy of Religion 54, no. 3 (1986): 561-65.

———. "The Christian and the Ethical in Schleiermacher's Christian Ethics." In Internationaler Schleiermacher Kongress I, edited by Kurt-Victor Selge, 297-312. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1985.

———. "Re-Review : Horace Bushnell's Christian Nurture (1861)." Modern Churchman 26 (1984): 40-44.

———. "An Ecclesiological Inventory." Mid-Stream 19 (1980): 263-71.

———. "Pietism Versus Establishment : The Halle Phase, 1675-1722." Covenant Quarterly 36 (1978): 3-16.

———. "Overcome by History: The Fate of Life of Jesus Research." Religious Studies Review 4, no. 4 (1978): 259-62.

———. "Confessions of an Unrepentent Church Historian." Lexington Theological Quarterly 12 (1977): 105-11.

———. "Reading the Gospels Realistically : A Review of Hans Frei's Eclipse of Biblical Narrative and Identity of Jesus Christ." Encounter 38 (1977): 296-306.

———. "Church History as a Dialogue with Tradition." Saint Luke's Journal of Theology 20 (1977): 247-53.


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