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What Does God Expect? From Whom? and Why? Commands, Counsels, Community, and the Theology of Religious Life

This is a draft of a 98 page paper exploring (1) the history of the discussion of “counsels and commandments,” (2) the foundations of a theology of religious life, and (3) how we ought to express our expectations of one another as we endeavor to live the Christian life tog
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Pentecostal Monasticism: Communities of the Spirit Both Past and Potential

by Evan B. Howard This is an article that I submitted to the Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care for their special edition on “Pentecostal Spiritual Formation.” It did not end up getting published there, but I think these reflections are worth being posted on the
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Medieval Evangelicalism: A Discussion of “True Religion” in the Western Church of the Middle Ages and Today

by Evan B. Howard This is a revised version (with endnotes) of a talk I gave November 13, 2019 at the Evangelical Theological Society session on Spiritual Formation. Print or download fully-formatted version Evan B. Howard Introduction Medieval evangelicalism? Isn’t that an oxymoron?
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