Bruce Hillman

Bruce Hillman is a Scholar in Residence at 1517. He Holds a BA in History and Political Science from Quinnipiac University, an MDiv. from the Lutheran Brethren Seminary, and an STM in Patristics from Drew University; He is the former Lead Pastor at Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church in Succasunna New Jersey where he served for 16 years. His research involves Augustinian studies, Early Christianity, Postmodernism, and hermeneutics. In his free time, he enjoys gardening and cooking. He is an avid student of both British and Japanese cultures and traditions. Other areas of academic interest include: Karl Barth, the question of certainty, Ancient Near-Eastern Wisdom Literature, Asian Christianity, church and culture, and philosophies of truth.


Where Have Christians Gone?

Where have all the Christians gone? New research reveals that this question is


Freedom Lessons

Blake Flattley and Flame join Caleb and Bruce to discuss their new album,


Saved by Grace Alone

What does it mean that we are saved by grace alone?


Three Quotes from Augustine about Friendship

A brief summary of Augustin'e view of friendship is followed by some quotes by Augustine

The Fragrance of Redemption: The Proust Effect

Scent plays an important role in our memories and the story of Scripture

Resources For Reformation Day

1517 Resources to help Celebrate Reformation Day

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