Memphis Theological Seminary Journal
Memphis Theological Seminary
Cumberland Presbyterian Church
168 East Parkway South at Union
Memphis, Tennessee 38104-4395
Andre E. Johnson Editor
Memphis Theological Seminary publishes the Memphis Theological
Seminary Journal three times a year— March, July and November
This journal supersedes The Cumberland Seminarian
, which published its
final issue with Volume XXVIII, Fall, Winter 1990, Numbers 2, 3.
Writers should address all correspondence and manuscripts
(articles only) to the editor at the seminary address. Please use
inclusive language and do not exceed twenty-five pages in length. Here is
the mission statement for the journal:
- The Memphis Theological Seminary Journal promotes the idea of
- We believe that both scholars
and scholarship should be available to the public as whole.
- We believe that the walls
between academia and religious institutions must become more permeable.
- We believe that by using the
medium of the internet we can reach far more people far more quickly than
by using the traditional print medium.
- We believe that a more robust
relationship between scholars and the mass media would benefit the quality
of discourse in the public sphere.
- We believe that a more
informed public is a public better able to take part in a democratic
Our emphasis is on the academic study of religion—both in
its theoretical and practical frameworks. While we focused on academic rigor, writers
should also have a lay audience in mind.
Seminary publishes the Memphis Theological Seminary Journal exclusively
via the internet.