Section One: Queuing the Questions i. Personal Questions ii. Postmodernism - authenticity, mobility, etc iii. Unsatisfying Answers - career, relationships, possessions, finding yourself, etc Section Two: Arriving at Answers 1. Anthropological terms - spirit, soul, mind, inner person, old and new humanity, etc 2. Known by God - Jewish background, terminology, relationship to image of God, adoption, etc 3. Kindred Ideas - the book of God, naming and not naming, remembered by God, seen by God, etc 4. Memory - Passover, Lord's Supper, collective memory in forming identity, etc 5. Destiny - my life is hidden with Christ in God, the time is short, etc 6. Christology - Christ is known by God at his baptism, transfiguration, in the FG, etc 7. The Cross - as forging my identity Section Three: Reflecting on Relevance 8. Personal: Significance, Humility, Comfort, Moral Direction 9. Community: Bioethics and the Disabled, Children, the Church (liturgy and leading services)
Brian S. Rosner is Principal of Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia. Previously he taught at the University of Aberdeen and Moore Theological College. He holds degrees from Sydney University and Dallas Theological Seminary and has a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Brian is the author or editor of over a dozen books, including the New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, the Pillar commentary on 1 Corinthians (with Roy E. Ciampa), The Consolations of Theology, Greed as Idolatry and Paul and the Law. He is married to Natalie and has four children, a son-in-law and one grandchild. Jonathan Lunde (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is associate professor of biblical and theological studies at Talbot School of Theology of Biola University. He is coeditor (with Kenneth Berding) of Three Views on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament and has contributed articles to The Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels and the New Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Jon and his wife, Pamela, have three children and reside in Brea, California.