J. Scott Jackson

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Religion
Occupation Independent scholar & lay minister
Location Northampton, MA
Introduction I am a theologian and independent scholar, a lay minister and an occasional religion teacher living in Western Massachusetts with my beautiful wife and son. I studied theology at Emory University and the University of Chicago.
Interests English Reformation; theology of Karl Barth; Christology; covenant theology; apocalyptic theology; N.T. Wright; Dietrich Bonhoeffer; ecclesial renewal; neo-monasticism; C.S. Lewis; William Stringfellow
Favorite Movies The Bridge over the River Kwai, Amadeus, The Graduate, On the Waterfront, The Empire Strikes Back, The Princess Bride
Favorite Music John Coltrane: My Favorite Things, Blue Train; Miles Davis: Kind of Blue; Dave Brubeck: Take Six; Aretha Franklin: Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You; The Beatles: Abbey Road, The White Album, Rubber Soul; Handel: Messiah; Mozart: Requiem
Favorite Books C.S. Lewis: Till We Have Faces; Karl Barth: Evangelical Theology, Church Dogmatics IV/1; Walker Percy: Lost in the Cosmos; Schleiermacher: The Christian Faith; Kierkegaard: Philosophical Fragments; Peter Brown: Augustine of Hippo; Martin Luther (ed. Dillenberger); Camus: The Myth of Sisyphus