Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology publishes studies from all disciplines pertaining to Spirit-empowered Christianity. It emphasizes theological and cognate studies and works from and about Christianity in the Majority World.
Spiritus also reviews pertinent scholarly works and some professional and popular works of merit.
Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology is a peer reviewed theological journal that aims to . . .
- Publish studies from all disciplines pertaining to Spirit-empowered Christianity, from established and emerging scholars
- Emphasize theological and cognate studies and works from and about Christianity in the Majority World
- Review pertinent scholarly works as well as some professional and popular works of merit
- Publish scholarship to benefit especially Spirit-empowered Christian communities globally.
You can read more about the history and growth of Spiritus in the 5 Year Report.
Issues appear in fall and spring and are available freely here but also may be purchased in print. Spiritus is published jointly by the Oral Roberts University College of Theology & Ministry and the University Library's Holy Spirit Research Center. Inquiries for publication, including emerging scholarship, are welcome: Spiritus@oru.edu.
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Views expressed in the items posted on the Digital Showcase are those of the contributors only. Their publication on the Digital Showcase does not express or imply endorsement by the Digital Showcase or Oral Roberts University.
Current Issue: Volume 8, Spring 2023 (2023)
Front Matter, Spiritus 8.1 (2023)
Full Issue Spiritus 8.1 (2023)
Editorial: Arrive and Revive?
Jeffrey S. Lamp
Then Peter Stood Up: A Dialogical Narrative Analysis of Peter’s Preparation for Spokesperson at Pentecost
On Making “Universal Human Rights” Universal: The Intelligibility of Human Rights in Jacques Maritain’s Natural Law Theory
Jeremy M. Wallace
Pentecostal Socio-Political Engagement and the Covid-19 Pandemic
Songs as Theologizing: Annamma Mammen’s (1911–2002) Contribution in Shaping the Kerala Pentecostal Imagination
Allan Varghese Meloottu
Review of The Spirit of God in the Torah: A Pentecostal Exploration. by Steffen G. Schumacher
Lora Angeline E. Timenia
Review of Genesis: A Pentecostal Commentary
Review of Intergenerational Missiology: An African Pentecostal-Charismatic Perspective
Vincent Anohene Appiah