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The Malaysian Association of Theological Schools (MATS) has published occasional journals, with five issues published from 2004 to 2014. The essays were written mostly by Malaysian scholars and postgraduate students covering topics on biblical studies, theology, and practical theology. Most of the articles are in English, but six are in Chinese. This journal has been digitised by the publisher and uploaded to this website with their permission.


Volume 1 (2004) Download Complete VolumeView in PDF format pdf

On-line Resource Silvia Jeanes, "Understanding Shame in the Corinthian Correspondence," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 1 (2004): 1-47. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource William H. Lawson, "Go to Bethel and Sin! From Text to Sermon (Amos 4:4-13)," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 1 (2004): 48-62. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Lim Ah Bah, "A Christian Gerontology: Caring for the Ageing," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 1 (2004): 63-88. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Mak Wai Sing, "An Evaluation of the Use of Rhetorical Questions in the Post-Exilic Minor Prophets," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 1 (2004): 89-104. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Jeffrey Oh, "Nurturing Partnerships in Missions," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 1 (2004): 105-121. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Solomon Rajah, "Study of Symbolism in Visual Arts and Its Relevance 122 to the Church in Malaysia," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 1 (2004): 122-163. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Wilfred J. Samuel, "Episcopacy and Apostolic Succession: A Historical Survey of the First Six Centuries and Brief Reflection," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 1 (2004): 164-189. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]

Volume 2 (2008) Download Complete VolumeView in PDF format pdf

On-line Resource William H. Lawson, "Build My House: Haggai 1:1-lSa: An Exhortation to Rebuild the Temple," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 1-17. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Vincent Ooi, "Story, History and the Old Te-stament Narrative," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 18-36. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Kang Chee Chen, "On the Views of Perseverance," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 37-48. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS] [This article is in Chinese]
On-line Resource Peter Rowan, "Reconciliation: An Integrative Reality for Church and Mission," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 49-66. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Tie King Tai, "Use of Second Personal Pronoun 'You' in Preaching," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 67-73. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Lu Chen Tiong, "Do We Have to Sing 'Amen'?" Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 74-82. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Hoo Sing Hang, "Train Up a Child: A Re-examination of Proverbs 22:6," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 83-85. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Law Choon Sii, "The New Perspective on Paul: An Introduction," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 86-127. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS] [This article is in Chinese]
On-line Resource Anthony Loke Yin Fai, "'Conspiracy, Sign or Silence? Some Islamic Responses in the Aftermath of the Asian Tsunami,"Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 2 (2008): 128-148. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]

Volume 3 (2010) Download Complete VolumeView in PDF format pdf

On-line Resource Sunny Tan, "'Keep the Unity' & 'Reach the Unity': A Study of the Exhortations in Eph. 4:1-16 & Their Implications for Christian Growth," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 3 (2010): 1-14. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource William H. Lawson, "He Would Not Defile Himself: From Text to Pulpit (Daniel 1:1-21)," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 3 (2010): 15-36. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Khoo Ho Peng, "A Wesleyan Approach of Practicing Pastoral Counseling," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 3 (2010): 37-46. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Tie King Tai, "Applicatory Introduction in Preaching," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 3 (2010): 47-54. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Elaine Goh Wei Fun, "The Book of Job in Ancient Near Eastern Context: An Exploration of Parallels and A Contest Against Theodicy," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 3 (2010): 55-72. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Lim Kar Yong, "Is Paul Proclaiming The Way or A Way of Salvation in Acts 16: 17?," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 3 (2010): 73-86. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Q.S. Hee, "Social Work Today: Implications for Church Ministry," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 3 (2010): 87-106. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Hii Kong Hock, "A Tale of Two Sons of Two Gods: Reading Romans 1:1-7 through a Political-Ideological Lens," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 3 (2010): 107-119. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]

Volume 4 (2012) Download Complete Volume View in PDF format pdf

On-line Resource Elaine Goh Wei Fun, "A Theological Wisdom Model for the Journey of Faith," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 2-14. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Chong Siaw Fung, "A Critical Review Of The Historical Development Of Ministry Order In The Christian Church," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 15-45. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Lau Sie Ngiu, "Towards the Biblical and Original Wesleyan Understanding of the Baptism of/in/with/by the Holy Spirit," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 46-65. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Kyle Faircloth, "Theosis: The Deification of Man," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 66-85. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Wilfred J. Samuel, "The Inclusiveness and Exclusiveness of the Gospel of Christ in the Light of the Many Asian Spiritualities," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 86-94. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Elizabeth Enjut Salang, "A Reflection from the Book "Christian Worship: Unity in Cultural Diversity," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 95-101. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Thu En Yu, "An Analysis of the Issues of Ethnicity and Identity from the Tower of Babel Narrative," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 102-123. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS] [This article is in Chinese]
On-line Resource Law Choon Sii, "Dunn, James D. G. New Testament," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 124-130. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS] [This article is in Chinese]
On-line Resource Law Choon Sii, "Imperial Cult of the Roman Empire," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 4 (2012): 131-166. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS] [This article is in Chinese]

Volume 5 (2014) Download Compete Volumes View in PDF format pdf

On-line Resource Mark Mah Fook Heng, "The Spirit's Illumination in the Act 3 of Bible Reading," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 5 (2014): 3-16. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Robert P. Menzies, "Is the Kingdom of God within You?" Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 5 (2014): 17-32. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Victor Lee Tat Yan, "Worship in Spirit and in Truth," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 5 (2014): 33-44. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Chan Nam Chen, "A Cross-Cultural Perspective of Scriptures & 45 Local Theology: Culture's Influence on the Interpretation & Communication of God's Word," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 5 (2014): 45-64. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS]
On-line Resource Andrew Lim Ling Siew, "A Preliminary Exploration of the Themes of Justice and Suffering in Ancient Near Eastern Wisdom Literature," Malaysian Association of Theological Schools Journal Vol. 5 (2014): 65-85. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of MATS] [This article is in Chinese]

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