|About the Book|
This collection of essays by colleagues, former students, and friends illustrates something of the breadth and depth of subjects that have engaged the life and thought of the Reverend Doctor John Westerdale Bowker. His clerical and academicMoreThis collection of essays by colleagues, former students, and friends illustrates something of the breadth and depth of subjects that have engaged the life and thought of the Reverend Doctor John Westerdale Bowker. His clerical and academic appointments in Cambridge, Lancaster, London, and North America further illustrate the integrative nature of his spiritual and intellectual way of being and acting.A Man of Many Parts is a splendid tribute to John Bowker, offering an impressive collection of scholarly essays in his areas of interest--from biblical studies and theology to issues pertaining to science and theology and interreligious dialogue. The penetrating and insightful nature of Bowkers thought is wonderfully emulated in the chapters of Lemcios important book.--Michael L. Peterson, Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KYIt is hard to do justice to John Bowkers extraordinary combination of range, rigor, depth, and creativity. That is not only achieved by this superb set of contributors but they also show again and again how he has been ahead of his time in the most fruitful ways possible. Thanks to this collection there is a chance that he will be as generative in the twenty-first century as he deserves to be.--David F. Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UKEugene E. Lemcio is Emeritus Professor of New Testament at Seattle Pacific University, where he taught for thirty-six years. His writings about canonical hermeneutics, the Gospels, the Son of Man, and the unifying kerygma of the New Testament have appeared in leading academic publications. He is the author of Navigating Revelation: Charts for the Voyage- A Pedagogical Aid (Wipf & Stock, 2011)- Travels with St. Mark: GPS for the Journey- A Pedagogical Aid (Wipf & Stock, 2012)- and Soaring with St. John: Flight Paths of the Eagle- A Pedagogical Aid (Wipf & Stock, 2013).