part-time

Dr. Gene Haas

Professor Emeritus of Religion & Theology

Phone: 9056482139 Ext:4295

Email: ghaas@redeemer.ca

Office: 128B

Department: Religion and Theology

Education

D.Th. (1989), Christian Ethics, University of Toronto
Dissertation: The Concept of Equity in Calvin’s Ethics

M.Th. (1977), Systematic Theology, Covenant Theological Seminary
Thesis: The Controversy over General Revelation between Karl Barth and Emil Brunner

M.Div. (1974), Covenant Theological Seminary

B.A. Hons (1978), Philosophy, University of Regina

B.A. Hons (1969), Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan

Courses

  • From the Word to the World: An Introduction to Theological Study (REL-121)
  • Theological Interpretation of the Bible (REL-201)
  • Reformation Theology (REL-251)
  • Theology in the Contemporary World (REL-449)

Research Interests

Recent Publications

Books

The Concept of Equity in Calvin’s Ethics. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 1997.

Articles and Book Chapters

Review article of Wendy Vander Waal-Gritter, Generous Spaciousness: Responding to Gay Christians in the Church (Grand Rapids: Brazos, 2014), in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (Dec. 2014): 879-86.

“The Trinitarian Shape of Calvin’s Theology and Exegesis of Scripture.” In Aspects of Reforming, 217-41. Ed Michael Parsons. Studies in Christian Thought Series. Paternoster Press, 2013.

“Calvin on Natural Law and the Two Kingdoms.” In Kingdoms Apart: Engaging the Two Kingdoms Perspective, 33-63. Ed. Ryan C McIlhenny. Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing, 2012.

“Calvin as a Model for Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Illustrated with his Exegesis of 1 Tim. 4:1-5.” In Calvin Today: Reformed Theology and the Future of the Church, 15-32. Eds. Michael Welker et al. London: T & T Clark, 2011.

“Calvin als Vorbild für eine theologische Schriftinterpretation Verdeutlicht anhand seiner Exegese von 1 Tim 4,1-5.” In Calvin Heute: Impulse der reformierten Theologie für die Zukunft der Kirche, 19-39. Herausgegeben von Michael Weinrich und Ulrich Möller. Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchenen Verlagsgesellschaft, 2009.

“Ethics and Church Discipline.” In The Calvin Handbook, 332-44. Edited by Herman Selderhuis. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009.

“Ethiek en kerkelijke tucht.” Calvijn Handboek, 373-87. Herman J. Selderhuis (red.). Kampen: Uitgeverij Kok, 2008.

“Ethik und Kirchenzucht.” Calvin Hanbuch, 326-38. Herman Selderhuis, (ed.). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008.

“Creational Ethics is Public Ethics: The Kuyperian Legacy.” Christian Theological Research Fellowship [Web] Journal vol. 10 (2005).

“Calvin’s Ethics.” In The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin, 93-105. Edited by Donald K. McKim. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 2004.

“Slave, Slavery” article for Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch, ed. David W. Baker and T. Desmond Alexander. InterVarsity Press, 2003.

“Perspectives on Homosexuality.” Review article on 6 books dealing with Christian views on homosexuality. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 45 (September 2002): 497-512.

“Calvin on the Church and Ethics.” In Calvin and the Church, 72-91. Ed. David Foxgrover. Calvin Studies Society Papers 2001. Grand Rapids: The Calvin Studies Society, 2002.

“The Significance of Eschatology for Christian Ethics.” In Looking into the Future: Evangelical Studies in Eschatology, pp. 325-41. Ed. David Baker. ETS Studies Series. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2001.

Professional Memberships and Associations

Community Involvement