Journal of Discipliana

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An overview of the important role of periodical journals in the historical development of the Stone-Campbell tradition. This was the 2020 DCHS Reed lecture.

Author Bio

Adjunct Professor of Disciples of Christ Studies, Center for Ministry and Lay Training, Phillips Theological Seminary.

Also with Phillips Theological Seminary – Executive Vice President, 1993 (retired 2013 named emeritus); Stephen J. England Associate Professor of the History of Christianity and Disciples Studies (retired 2015)

Division of Higher Education of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) – now Higher Education and Leadership Ministries – Vice President for Theological Education, 1979-1992.

Ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Indianapolis, IN, 1974. Ministerial Standing, Christian Church in Oklahoma.