Writing

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ThM Thesis

Ascetical Salvation: A Soteriological Study and Constructive Proposal through the Work of Sarah Coakley

Union Presbyterian Seminary (2021) – Supervised by Dawn DeVries (Rachel Baard, second reader)

Refereed Articles

Davis, Aaron Brian. “‘Draw Me After You:’ Toward an Erotic Theosis.” Scottish Journal of Theology (forthcoming).

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Making Our Selves: A Practical Proposal.” TheoLogica 6, no. 1 (2022): 178-196.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Compassionate Exclusivism: Relational Atonement and Post-Mortem Salvation.” Journal of Analytic Theology 9 (2021): 158-179.

Chapters

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Disability, Eschatology, and Sword Art Online,” in Anime and Theology, ed. Roberto De La Noval and David Armstrong. Lanham: Lexington Books/Fortress Academic (Forthcoming).

Popular Articles

Davis, Aaron Brian. “A Prayerbook Centered Children’s Chapel.” Building Faith (2022).

Reviews

“Drew Collins, The Unique and Universal Christ: Refiguring the Theology of Religions.” Journal of Analytic Theology (forthcoming).

“David McLachlan, Accessible Atonement: Disability, Theology and the Cross of Christ.” McMaster Journal of Theology & Ministry 23 (2021-2022): R47-R52.

“Sarah Coakley, Spiritual Healing: Science, Meaning, and Discernment.” Reading Religion (2022).

“Oliver D. Crisp, Approaching the Atonement: The Reconciling Work of Christ.” Reading Religion (2021).

“Oliver D. Crisp, Analyzing Doctrine: Toward a Systematic Theology. Anglican Theological Review 103, no. 2 (May 2021): 248-249.

“Eleonore Stump, Atonement.”McMaster Journal of Theology & Ministry 21 (2019-2020): R31-36.

Presentations

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Horizons of Hope: Disability, Eschatology, and the Work of the Holy Spirit.” Paper presentation to the Christian Systematic Theology Unit at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion. Denver, CO. November 19-22, 2022.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “The Analytic Missiological Turn? Critical Instrospection and the Missionary’s Ongoing Conversion.” Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Missiology, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, June 17-19, 2022.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “When is Salvation Compassionately Exclusivist? Temporal Possibilities for Post-Mortem Salvation.” Paper presentation at the Carolina Analytic Theology Workshop, Anderson University, May 20-21, 2022.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Unconditioned Desire? Tillich and Coakley in Constructive Dialogue.” Paper Presentation ad the Christian Philosophy at Villanova/Augustinian Institute conference “God and the Unconditional,” Villanova University, April 1-2, 2022.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Imagining Saintly Bodies: Modeling an Ecclesiological Soteriology.” Paper presentation to the Constructive Theologies Section at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion – Southeast Region, Florida State University, online due to COVID-19, March 11-12, 2022.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “‘Comfort, O Comfort My People:’ Exploring the Pastoral Import of Eleonore Stump’s Analytic Theology.” Paper presentation at the Logia Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference “Woman and God,” University of St. Andrews, online due to COVID-19, May 27, 2021.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “The Moderated Ecumenical Interpretation: A Mashup Account of the Atonement.” Paper presentation to the Constructive Theologies Section at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion, Florida State University, online due to COVID-19, March 12-14, 2021.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “No Longer through a Glass Dimly: Conciliar Orthodoxy and Foundational Propositional Knowledge.” Paper presentation at the Christ Among the Disciples Conference, online due to COVID-19, November 18-25, 2020.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “‘Draw Me After You: Toward an Erotic Theosis.” Paper presentation to the Christian Systematic Theology Unit at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, online due to COVID-19, November 29-December 10, 2020.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Loving Self, Neighbor, and God: A Hybrid Approach to Mission and Relationality.” Lightning Talk at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Missiology, St. Mary’s College, South Bend, IN, June 19-21, 2020.

Rescheduled to 2021 Annual Meeting due to COVID-19 outbreak

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Making Our Selves: Flourishing through Narrative and Fellowship.” Paper presentation to the Contemporary Theology Section at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Academy of Religion, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, March 9-10, 2020.

Cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Orthodoxy and Family: Addressing Cultural Change Contra-Dreher.” Paper presentation to the Constructive Theologies Section at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, February 28-March 1, 2020.

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Compassionate Exclusivism: Toward a Broader Soteriology through the Relationality of Grace.” Paper presentation to the Christian Systematic Theology Unit at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, San Diego, CA, November 23-26, 2019.

In Progress/Under Review

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Hopeful Universalism? A Reply to Rea.”

In progress

Davis, Aaron Brian and Lindsey Johnson Edwards. “A Moderated Ecumenical Interpretation of the Atonement”

In progress

Davis, Aaron Brian. “Time and Purgation.”

In progress