The following essays are primarily theological in nature, analyzing a variety of topics.
- "Catholicity and Authority"
a brief sketch of some thoughts on the nature of the church and the relation between churches
- "Covenant Conditions"
an extended reflection upon the language of "conditions" with regard to biblical covenants
- "Hans Urs von Balthasar: a Sketch"
a presentation of the life, influences, writings, and legacy of one of this century's greatest Catholic theologians
- "Liberty of Conscience"
an examination of conscience as it functions within the theologies of Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Calvin, and contemporary Catholicism
- "No Shadow of Turning"
two lectures that seek to explicate and defend classical theism in the light of open theism
- "Of Creation and the Freedom of God"
an essay briefly defending the thesis that God might have chosen another possible world
- "On Regeneration, Baptism, and the Reformed Tradition"
an essay briefly outlining the various ways in which the term "regeneration" functions within the Reformed tradition and how it connects with baptism
- "On Spiritual Gifts"
a brief meditation on the gifts of the Holy Spirit
- "On the 'Catholic Question'"
an evaluation of a current debate
- "Rahner and de Lubac on Nature and Grace"
an expository essay, with some critique of Rahner
- "Renewing Liturgy"
an attempt to propose a vision for renewing and being renewed by Christian liturgy
- "Ritual, Word, and Synagogue"
a critique of Schlissel on Christian worship