Larry Shelton - Research Bibliography

"Relational Atonement: Covenant Renewal as a Wesleyan Integrative Motif," Paper for AAR Wesleyan Studies Group/Open and Relational Theologies Session, 2008. Online publication, American Academy of Religion, Open and Relational Theologies program site.

Cross and Covenant: Interpreting the Atonement for 21st Century Mission. Tyrone, GA: Paternoster Press, 2006.

"A Covenant Context for Wesleyan Ethics," in Holiness as a Root of Morality: Essays on Wesleyan Ethics: Essays in Honor of Lane A. Scott, (Edwin Mellen Press, 2006).

"Covenant Ethics as a Wesleyan Integrative Motif," Aldersgate Papers: A Wesleyan Journal of Theology, vol. 5, September, 2004 (released summer 2005-Australia).

Covenant Ethics as a Wesleyan Integrative Motif, Asbury Journal of Theology, Summer, 2005. Cross and Covenant: Interpreting the Atonement for 21st Century Mission. Tyrone, GA: Paternoster Press, 2006.

A Covenant Context for Wesleyan Ethics,” in Holiness as a Root of Morality: Essays on Wesleyan Ethics: Essays in Honor of Lane A. Scott. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2006).

“Covenant Ethics as a Wesleyan Integrative Motif,” Aldersgate Papers: A Wesleyan Journal of Theology, vol. 5, September, 2004 (released summer 2005-Australia).

“Covenant Ethics as a Wesleyan Integrative Motif,” Asbury Journal of Theology, Summer, 2005.

Interview on NW PTL, TBN Network, “Social Holiness and the Church’s Role in Disaster Relief,” Sept. 16, 2005.

“Covenant Atonement as a Wesleyan Integrating Motif,” Tercentennial Convocation on Wesley’s Birthday, October 1-3, 2003, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky, published in The Asbury Theological Journal, vol. 59, nos. 1 and 2, Spring-Fall, 2004.

Article on Perfection, Perfectionism, Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, revised edition, Walter Elwell, Ed., (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2001).

Presented the Malcolm B. Robertson Lectureship on Holy Living, C.P. Haggard School of Theology, Azusa Pacific University, three lectures entitled “Transforming Love: Relational Holiness”--2000 “What Is Truth?: The Christian Witness in a Postmodern World,” 1998 George Fox University Faculty Lecture.

“A Wesleyan/Holiness Agenda for the 21st Century,” Presentation at annual meeting of Wesleyan Theological Society, 1997; published in Wesleyan Theological Journal, vol. 33, no. 2, Fall, 1998.

“Perfection, Perfectionism,” Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Walter Elwell, Ed. (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1997).

Introductory Chapter “Nature, Character and Origin of Scripture,” Asbury Bible Commentary, Wayne McCown and Eugene Carpenter, Eds. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1992.

Paper presented to Evangelical Section, National American Academy of Religion Convention, entitled The Covenant Concept of the Atonement – 1988.

That You May Believe. Indianapolis: Light and Life Press, 1988.

Paper and Seminar for Christian College Consortium Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum at Wheaton College, entitled The Ethical Method of John Wesley – 1987.

Wesleyan Theological Society presidential address entitled The Trajectory of Wesleyan Theology, published in Wesleyan Theological Society Journal, vol. 21, nos. 1 and 2, Spring, 1986.

Co-Editor, 5-volume Series, Wesleyan Theological Perspectives. Anderson, Ind.: Warner Press, 1981-1986.

Co-Editor, vol. 1, An Inquiry into Biblical Soteriology. Anderson, IN: Warner Press, 1981.

Co-Editor, vol. 5, The Spirit and the New Age. Anderson, IN: Warner Press, 1986.

Chapter entitled The Holy Spirit in the Theology of the Reformers, in R. Larry Shelton and John E. Hartley, Eds. The Holy Spirit and the New Age, vol. 5 of Wesleyan Theological Perspectives Series. Anderson, IN: Warner Press, 1986; co-editor of the five-volume series.

Paper presented at Wesleyan Theological Society and published as A Covenant Concept of the Atonement, Wesleyan Theologial Society Journal, vol. 19, no. 1, Spring 1984.

Chapter entitled Initial Salvation: The Redemptive Grace of God in Christ, in Charles W. Carter (Ed.),A Contemporary Wesleyan Theology, vol. 1. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing Co., 1983.

Inductive Bible Study Guide, That You May Believe: Studies in John. Winona Lake, IN: Light and Life Press, 1983.

Paper presented at Wesleyan Theological Society and published as John Wesley’s Approach to Scripture in Historical Perspective, Wesleyan Theological Society Journal, vol. 16, no. 1, Spring 1981.

Seminar entitled “Sola Scriptura and Homo Unius Libri: Touchstones of Biblical Interpretation,” presented for Alfred S. Palmer Lectures, Seattle Pacific University, 1978.

Article entitled The Emphasis of the Zurich Reformers on the Subjective Work of the Holy Spirit in the Interpreter, The Asbury Seminarian, vol. XXIX, no. 3, July 1974.

Martin Luther’s Concept of Biblical Interpretation in Historical Perspective, Th. D Dissertation, Fuller Theological Seminary, supervised by Geoffrey W. Bromiley and James Atkinson, 1974.

Sanctification in Romans Chapter 6, Th. M. Thesis, Asbury Theological Seminary, supervised by Robert A. Traina – 1968.

General Publications and Seminars

“Sharing from My New Heart,” reprinted in Asbury Online Institute, March, 2004.

“Sharing from My New Heart,” Light and Life Magazine, November, 2003.

The Task of the Christian College. Address at the annual banquet, Commission on Higher Education, Christian Holiness Partnership Convention, Portland, Oregon, April, 1996.

The Christian College’s Service to the Church. Address at the annual banquet, Commission on Higher Education, Christian Holiness Association Convention, Portland, Oregon, April 1988.

Seminar at SPU Conference on Faith and Foreign Policy entitled Integrating Concerns About Poverty, Inequity, and Economic Development with Peace and International Security. Member of Steering Committee – 1988.

Presented R. L. Goodman Holiness Lecture at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana – 1987.

Presented the annual Philosophy Lectures entitled Biblical Interpretation in the Wesleyan Tradition at Spring Arbor College, Spring Arbor, Michigan – 1986.

Seminar enitled The Church as Reconciler at the Conference on the Church and Peacemaking in a Nuclear Age, Pasadena, California – 1983.

Series of articles entitled Light from the Word: Ephesians, Light and Life Magazine, April-September – 1981.

Article entitled Man’s Need for Personal Faith at Death, Topics in Clinical Nursing, Summer – 1981.

Paper entitled Proclamation and Mission in Christian Higher Education, Watson Colloquium address, published by Light and Life Press – 1979.

Numerous articles in Wesleyana series of The Preacher’s Magazine – 1976-1983.