Other published writings
'Christian Faith and Illiberal Liberalism: Insight from Lesslie Newbigin', in festschrift for J. Andrew Kirk, Sheffield Academic Press (forthcoming)
Gospel of Hope in a Postmodern Setting', in the Edinburgh Centenary
published in association with the 'Mission among Postmodernities' study
and Dialogue: Polanyi, Gadamer and Theological Hermeneutics',
Murray Rae (ed), Michael
and Christian Theology,
'Unfinished Dialogue? The Reception of Lesslie Newbigin's Theology', Theology, Vol. CXI, No. 859, January/February 2008, pp. 12-21. A slightly longer version of this article was published under the same title in Stimulus, Vol. 16 No. 2, May 2008, pp. 17-22.
Beyond Tragic Spirituality: Victimhood and Christian Hope, Grove Booklet S95, Dec. 2005.
'Believing without Belonging? Cultural Change Seen in Theological Context', International Review of Mission, Vol. 94 No. 375, October 2005. There is an unpublished variant of this article which was written for possible publication in a journal of sociology of religion
'Engaging with Tragic Spirituality
and Victim Sensibility: on the cultural setting of mission in the West
today', Mission Studies, Dec. 2004.
'Victimhood, tragedy and spirituality in contemporary Western culture', Stimulus, New Zealand, Vol. 11, No.2, May 2003.
The Gospel in the Haze of Christendom, The Gospel and Our Culture Network Newsletter (North America), Vol. 14, No. 3/4, September/December 2002, pp.5-7.
The Haze of Christendom, The Gospel and Our Culture Network Newsletter (North America), Vol. 14, No. 1, March 2002, pp.1-2, 7-8.
'Lesslie Newbigin, Christendom and the Public Truth of the Gospel', Anvil: an Anglican Evangelical Journal for Theology and Mission, Vol. 18 No. 2, 2001.
Newbigin, Polanyi and Impossible Frameworks, Tradition & Discovery, Vol. XXVIII, No. 2, 2001-2002, pp. 20-22.
'Cartesian Habits and the "Radical Line" of Enquiry', Tradition and Discovery: The Polanyi Society Periodical, (Missouri, U.S.), Vol.XXVII, No.1, 2000-2001.
'The Primacy of Indwelling': Appraisal: a Journal of Constructive and
Post-Critical Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies,
(U.K.), Vol.2 No.4, October 1999 (a paper originally presented at the
national Polanyi Conference organised by Appraisal
at Surrey University, April 1999) [to be added]
'The Gospel, Authority and
Globalisation': in (ed.) Tom Foust, George Hunsberger, Andrew Kirk,
Verner Usdorf, A Scandalous Prophet: The Way
of Mission After Newbigin, Eerdmans, 2001. (Edited and
enlarged version of a lecture presented at the international conference
'After Newbigin: a Missiological Enquiry in Honour of Lesslie
Newbigin', Birmingham 1998
'When John Spong met Don Cupitt', Stimulus, New Zealand, August 1997. Also published in Evangel 18.1, Spring 2000, pp. 23-28.
'Finding Ourselves in God:
Faith and the Culture of Narcissism', Reality,
New Zealand, Issue 19, Feb/March 1997
'Bearings on the Sea of Faith', Leading Light, England, Dec. 1995. Reprinted in Stimulus, New Zealand, Vol.5 Issue 1, Feb. 1997.
'Orthodoxy, Church, Worship and Mission', in Paul Trebilco (ed), Considering Orthodoxy: Foundations for Faith Today, Colcom Press, Orewa, New Zealand, 1995.
'Michael Polanyi and Human Identity', Tradition & Discovery, United States 1994, Vol XXI, No.3.
'The Footprints of God and the Face of Dionysius', Stimulus, New Zealand May 1995.
'Shadowlands: will the real C.S. Lewis please stand up?', Affirm, New Zealand, Winter 1994.
'The Battle for Public Truth', Stimulus, New Zealand November 1993.
'The Iron is Hot', Stimulus, New Zealand May 1993.
'New Zealand: The Most
Secular State in the World?' (with Professor Philip Gendall),
Today's Christian, New Zealand,
Dec '92-Jan '93. Printed also in Journeyings,
published pieces including book reviews
Michael Goheen, 'As the Father has Sent
Me, I am Sending You': J. E. Lesslie Newbigin's Missionary Ecclesiology,
Uitgeverij Boekencentrum, 2000, published in European
Journal of Theology, 11:2, pp. 161-162.
of Rowan Williams, Lost
Icons: Reflections on Cultural Bereavement, T & T
Clark, 2000, published
in the International Journal of Systematic
Theology, Vol.3, No.1, March 2001.
Newbigin: Two English Colloquiums', in New
Slant, (New Zealand), April 1999.
Gospel and Our Culture: Theological reflection', in the
newsletter of The Gospel and Our Culture network in North America,
Newbigin, Truth to Tell: The Gospel as
Public Truth, 1991, published in Diolog
(1993) and in Stimulus (May 1994).
Published in New Slant (newsletter
the Gospel & Cultures Trust, New Zealand); reprinted in The
Auburn Report, Australia, Feb. 1994.
of Mike Riddell,
Godzone: a Traveller's Guide,
published in Crosslink, newspaper of the Methodist &
in New Zealand.
Medved, Hollywood vs America, 1993,
published in Diolog, newspaper of
Anglican Diocese of Wellington.
worldviews and commitment, published in the newsletter
Gospel & Culture
published pieces also include 1,000-word 'Gospel & Culture'
IDEA magazine: 'Good,
Evil and War'
(May 2003), 'Righteous
Means to a Godly End' (July 2003), and 'Embracing
Responsibility, Discovering Hope' (January
2004), and 'The
Fall of Man' (July 2004).
Spring 1999 David Kettle has edited the Gospel and Our Culture Network
newsletter which is published three times a year. Among the pieces
this have been:
God, Knowing our Culture (issue 59, Autumn 2010)
Freedom and Illiberal Liberalism (issue 58, Summer 2010)
and Salvation + On Cultural Transition (issue 57, Spring 2010)
Church Emergent Unity? (issue 56, Autumn 2009)
fitness and beyond (issue 55, Summer 2009)
'the clash of civlizations' (issue 54, Spring 2009)
in the Market (issue 53, Autumn 2008)
in the Market (issue 53, Autumn 2008)
Ecology of Community (issue 51, Spring 2008)
Changing Face of Secularism (issue 50, Autumn 2007)
Historical Identity - and Consumerism (issue 49, Summer 2007)
Problem Like Maria (issue 48, Spring 2007)
Culture of Blame (issue 47, Autumn 2006)
Christendom Spirituality (issue 47, Autumn 2006)
Service to Health? The Rhetoric of Choice (with Anne Kettle, issue
46, Summer 2006)
confronting two secular ideas of faith (issue 45, Spring
retrieval (issue 44, Autumn 2005)
faith' or 'vague Christianity'?: shifting perceptions of popular
belief (issue 43, Summer 2005)
Protest and Debate (issue 42, Spring 2005)
Church for Liquid Modernity? (issue 41, Autumn 2004)
Culture of Feelings (issue 40, Summer 2004)
Distracted Public (issue 37, Summer 2003)
in Public (issue 35, Autumn 2002)
and Legislators (issue 31, Summer 2001)
Materials? (issue 30, Spring 2001)
Finding Personal Worth (issue 25, Summer 1999)
Being in Control of Your Life (issue 24, Spring 1999)