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“A man, yet by these tears a little boy again,
Throwing myself on the sand, confronting the waves.” ~ Walt Whitman

 

Writings of Jonathan Andreas

(NOTA BENE: These selections of Jonathan's writings reflect the evolution of his thought and beliefs over the years.)

Academic Papers

(Edinburg Theological Seminary)

Précis (May 2016)

Ecotheology or a Reformational Ecophilosophy? (September 2015)

Worship: A Modal Analysis (August 2015)

The Pentateuch: Earthy or Ethereal? (June 2015)

• The Rorschach Messiah: Imagination, Eisegesis, and Hermeneutics (March 2015)

• A Motley Millennium: Christianity's Medieval to Puritan (Dis)engagement (February 2015)

• Et Verbum caro factum est: Contra spiritual (t)extraction (February 2015)

• Holistic Christian Higher Education: A Con(nected)notation (January 2015)

• What Does It Mean to Be (a) Reformed (Christian)? (August 2014)

• Reflections on Readings in Calvin’s Theology (July 2014)

• An Aperture of Educational Values (June 2014)

• A Reading Journal: 23 Days with John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion (June 2014)

• A Soldier's Tribute (June 2014)

• Lamentations Liturgy (June 2014)

• Power: Its Nature and Abuse (June 2014)

Prose

• Short Story: "The Chan-Couver Islands" (August 2015)

"Another Look at Mark 7:24-30, Jesus and the Syrophoenician Woman" (November 2012)

"The House"—A Modern Parable (September 2012, edited 2017)

• "Response to In The Beginning by Chaim Potok" (March 2010)

• "Hide-and-Seek" (16 January 2010)

• "The End and the Beginning" (4 December 2009)

• "Michael Jackson's Memorial Service" (7 July 2009)

• "Wendell Berry vs. E. O. Wilson" (17 January 2009)

• "House Sparrows" (8 July 2008)

• "A Letter to Charles Darwin" (10 March 2008)

• "Reflections on a President's Funeral" (2 January 2007)

• "Response to The King Of Children" (August 2006)

• "Building the Republic of Heaven Here and Now" (12 May 2006)

• "The Life of Lewis Carroll" (April 2005)

• "Aaron's Beard" (February 2003)

• "The Last Homely House" (January 2003)

 

Poetry

"The Date" (2017)

"The Universe Story: An Epic Poem" (2012)

• "I Stand Still in the Rain" (Yule 2010)

• "Men" (12 February 2010)

• "Benches" (Spring 2009)

• "Passed Out" (February 2009)

• "A Cry from Exile" (January 2003)

• "A Rebel's Psalm" (Christmas Day 2002)

 

Music

• Bach-Gounod "Ave Maria" descant (vocal duet) HEAR in .mp3 format and SEE in .pdf

Andreas: "Glory Be to God," lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Andreas: "Come Back to the Lord" based on scripture

 

Writings by Others

• "Visiting Jon Andreas" by John Van Dyk (2009)

"Visiting Jon Andreas" by John Van Dyk (2013)

• "Life Lesson Teachings by a Squirrel" by Keith A. Higgins