Monday, April 17, 2017

Dr. Matson wins Stone-Campbell Journal award

Dr. David L. Matson pictured here with
Dr. Alicia Crumpton of Johnson University
Congratulations to Dr. David L. Matson, Professor of Biblical Studies at Hope International University on receiving the “Most Historically Significant Stone-Campbell Movement Article” award.

Presented during the 16th Annual SCJ Conference held at Johnson University in Knoxville, Tennessee April 7-8, 2017, the award recognizes Dr. Matson's unique contribution to the Stone-Campbell movement.

The Stone-Campbell Journal has been published semi-annually since 1998 and is the only academic journal principally connected to the “independent” Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (though it reaches out to and includes all three branches of the Stone-Campbell or “Restoration” movement, including the Disciples of Christ and the Churches of Christ).

Other outstanding articles were recognized in the area of New Testament, Old Testament, and Theology-Culture, commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the journal’s existence.

Over the twenty year history of the SCJ, Dr. Matson has contributed several articles and book reviews. The article which won him this award, "Who wrote the Lunenburg letter?: the untold story of the 'conscientious sister' of Lunenburg" was published in 2008.
Matson, David Lertis. "Who wrote the Lunenburg letter?: the untold story of the 'conscientious sister' of Lunenburg." Stone-Campbell Journal 11, no. 1 (2008 2008): 3-28. ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2017).

More about the Stone-Campbell Journal...

The Stone-Campbell Journal seeks to provide "a scholarly platform for biblical interpretation, history, theology, philosophy, apologetics, and cultural criticism for those who value the perspective of the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement and who endeavor to advance its distinctive principles today." Includes 5-6 articles per issue and 30-35 book reviews.

General Editor, William Baker, is a Professor of Ministry and Biblical Studies at Hope International University.

The Darling Library has a full run of the print subscription from (vol. 1, no. 1 to present) and provides full access to the online version via the ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials in EBSCOhost.

You can get a personal SCJ subscription when you join the Stone-Campbell Scholars Community.

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