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Hans Boersma is the J. I. Packer Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, Canada. Before coming to Regent College in 2005, Boersma taught for six years at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. He also served several years as a Pastor. Boersma has written of a number of books, most recently Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical Approach. He is also the author of Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry; of Nouvelle Theologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery; and of Violence, Hospitality, and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition.

Matthew Levering is Perry Family Foundation Professor of Theology at Mundelein Seminary. He serves as co-editor of two theological quarterlies, Nova et Vetera and The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He has authored numerous books, including Predestination, Biblical Natural Law, and (with David Novak and Anver Emon) Natural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Trialogue. With Matthew L. Lamb, he edited Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition. His works in sacramental theology include Sacrifice and Communion: Jewish Offering and Christian Eucharist and Christ and the Catholic Priesthood. Since 2007 he has been Chair of the Board of the Academy of Catholic Theology.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sacraments -- History of doctrines.