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Reveiw Of Rocco D'Ambrosio, Will Pope Francis Pull It Off? The Challenge Of Church Reform, Translated By Barry Hudock, Michael M. Canaris Jul 2017

Reveiw Of Rocco D'Ambrosio, Will Pope Francis Pull It Off? The Challenge Of Church Reform, Translated By Barry Hudock, Michael M. Canaris

Institute of Pastoral Studies: Faculty Publications and Other Works

A review of Rocco D'Ambrosio's Will Pope Francis Pull it Off? The Challenge of Church Reform, translated by Barry Hudock, written by Michael Canaris.


Mooknayak: The Mute Protagonist, Ananya Vajpeyi Apr 2015

Mooknayak: The Mute Protagonist, Ananya Vajpeyi

Ananya Vajpeyi

No abstract provided.


Review Of Machingura, Francis: The Messianic Feeding Of The Masses. An Analysis Of John 6 In The Context Of Messianic Leadership In Post-Colonial Zimbabwe, Mussa Muneja Dec 2014

Review Of Machingura, Francis: The Messianic Feeding Of The Masses. An Analysis Of John 6 In The Context Of Messianic Leadership In Post-Colonial Zimbabwe, Mussa Muneja

Mussa Muneja

No abstract provided.


Donald Harman Akenson. Some Family: The Mormons And How Humanity Keeps Track Of Itself, J. Michael Hunter Dec 2014

Donald Harman Akenson. Some Family: The Mormons And How Humanity Keeps Track Of Itself, J. Michael Hunter

J Michael Hunter

Review by J. Michael Hunter of Donald Harman Akenson’s Some Family: The Mormons and How Humanity Keeps Track of Itself (Montreal: McGill University / Kingston, Ontario: Queen’s University Press, 2007).


Pentecostalism In An African Context, Michael L. Zadell Dec 2014

Pentecostalism In An African Context, Michael L. Zadell

The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs

No abstract provided.


Earth-Honoring Faith: Religious Ethics In A New Key By Larry Rasmussen, Laura Stivers Oct 2014

Earth-Honoring Faith: Religious Ethics In A New Key By Larry Rasmussen, Laura Stivers

Laura Stivers

Larry Rasmussen’s new book, Earth-Honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key, like his last environmental ethics masterpiece Earth Community Earth Ethics (won the 1997 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion), is eloquently written and incorporates a multitude of interdisciplinary sources to argue for Creation justice.


Antiracist Education: From Theory To Practice By Julie Kailin., Laura Stivers Oct 2014

Antiracist Education: From Theory To Practice By Julie Kailin., Laura Stivers

Laura Stivers

Although I help students to see the complexity of racism and how their actions or inactions can further individual and institutional racism, this book pushed me to think more deeply about the racism in my own university and classes and how I can more intentionally pursue antiracist education. The book is written for primary and secondary education, but it is useful for college and seminary professors in religion as well.


The Triumph Of The Hindu Right, Ananya Vajpeyi Sep 2014

The Triumph Of The Hindu Right, Ananya Vajpeyi

Ananya Vajpeyi

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of New Perspectives In Mormon Studies: Creating And Crossing Boundaries, Nathan B. Oman Sep 2014

Book Review Of New Perspectives In Mormon Studies: Creating And Crossing Boundaries, Nathan B. Oman

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Richard Newhauser (Ed.), The Seven Deadly Sins: From Communities To Individuals (Book Review), Denise A. Kaiser Mar 2014

Richard Newhauser (Ed.), The Seven Deadly Sins: From Communities To Individuals (Book Review), Denise A. Kaiser

Denise A. Kaiser

Book review by Denise Kaiser: ISBN 9789004157859


Review Of "The Scandal Of White Complicity In Us Hyper-Incarceration: A Nonviolent Spirituality Of White Resistance", Jon Nilson Dec 2013

Review Of "The Scandal Of White Complicity In Us Hyper-Incarceration: A Nonviolent Spirituality Of White Resistance", Jon Nilson

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

The article reviews the book, The Scandal of White Complicity in US Hyper-Incarceration: a Nonviolent Spirituality of White Resistance, by Alex Mikulich, Laurie Cassidy, and Margaret Pfeil.


Seeing With Feeling, Michael W. Higgins Apr 2013

Seeing With Feeling, Michael W. Higgins

Michael W. Higgins

Book review by Michael W. Higgins. Haughey, John C. In Search of the Whole: Twelve Essays on Faith and Academic Life. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2011.


Review Of Religious Division And Social Conflict, Chad M. Bauman Feb 2013

Review Of Religious Division And Social Conflict, Chad M. Bauman

Chad M. Bauman

A review of Peggy Froerer, Religious Division and Social Conflict: The Emergence of Hindu Nationalism in Rural India. New Delhi: Social Science Press, 2007.


Neue Studien Zu Den Johanneischen Schriften, Urban C. Von Wahlde Dec 2012

Neue Studien Zu Den Johanneischen Schriften, Urban C. Von Wahlde

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

The article reviews the book "Neue Studien Zu Den Johanneischen Schriften," by Johannes Beutler.


A Non-Take On Kannada Cinema, Chandan Gowda Jun 2012

A Non-Take On Kannada Cinema, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


Review Of The Cross And The Lynching Tree, Jon Nilson Mar 2012

Review Of The Cross And The Lynching Tree, Jon Nilson

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

The article reviews the book "The Cross and the Lynching Tree," by James H. Cone.


Dire L’Interdit: The Vocabulary Of Censure And Exclusion In The Early Modern Reformed Tradition, John B. Roney Jan 2012

Dire L’Interdit: The Vocabulary Of Censure And Exclusion In The Early Modern Reformed Tradition, John B. Roney

History Faculty Publications

Book review by John Roney:

Mentzer, Raymond A., Françoise Moreil and Philippe Chareyre, eds. Dire l’interdit: The Vocabulary of Censure and Exclusion in the Early Modern Reformed Tradition. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010.


Seeing With Feeling, Michael W. Higgins Jan 2012

Seeing With Feeling, Michael W. Higgins

Mission and Catholic Identity Publications

Book review by Michael W. Higgins.

Haughey, John C. In Search of the Whole: Twelve Essays on Faith and Academic Life. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2011.


Archiving From Above, Chandan Gowda Sep 2010

Archiving From Above, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


Review Of Innocent Blood: Essential Narratives Of The Mountain Meadows Massacre, J. Michael Hunter Mar 2010

Review Of Innocent Blood: Essential Narratives Of The Mountain Meadows Massacre, J. Michael Hunter

Faculty Publications

A review of the book Innocent Blood: Essential Narratives of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, edited by David L. Bigler and Will Bagley (Norman, Okla.: Arthur H. Clark, 2008), the twelfth volume of the Kingdom in the West book series.


Adams County History 2010 Jan 2010

Adams County History 2010

Adams County History

No abstract provided.


Review In Studies In Medieval And Renaissance Teaching Of "Ents, Elves And Eriador: The Environmental Vision Of J.R.R. Tolkien", Alf Siewers Jan 2010

Review In Studies In Medieval And Renaissance Teaching Of "Ents, Elves And Eriador: The Environmental Vision Of J.R.R. Tolkien", Alf Siewers

Other Faculty Research and Publications

A review of a book-length ecocritical study of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy writing.


Arvind Sharma And Katherine K. Young, Eds., Fundamentalism And Women In World Religions, Colby Dickinson Jan 2010

Arvind Sharma And Katherine K. Young, Eds., Fundamentalism And Women In World Religions, Colby Dickinson

Theology: Faculty Publications and Other Works

This article reviews the book, Fundamentalism and Women in World Religions edited by Arvind Sharma and Katherine K. Young.


Review Of Religious Division And Social Conflict, Chad M. Bauman Apr 2009

Review Of Religious Division And Social Conflict, Chad M. Bauman

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

A review of Peggy Froerer, Religious Division and Social Conflict: The Emergence of Hindu Nationalism in Rural India. New Delhi: Social Science Press, 2007.


Richard Newhauser (Ed.), The Seven Deadly Sins: From Communities To Individuals (Book Review), Denise A. Kaiser Jan 2009

Richard Newhauser (Ed.), The Seven Deadly Sins: From Communities To Individuals (Book Review), Denise A. Kaiser

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Denise Kaiser:

ISBN 9789004157859


The Scholar As Celebrant, Nathan B. Oman Jan 2008

The Scholar As Celebrant, Nathan B. Oman

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Expanding Horizons For American Lutherans: The Story Of Abdel Ross Wentz, Charles Hambrick-Stowe Jan 2008

Book Review: Expanding Horizons For American Lutherans: The Story Of Abdel Ross Wentz, Charles Hambrick-Stowe

Adams County History

Abdel Ross Wentz (1883-1976) of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg joked about his small physical stature but he was a giant of American Lutheranism, noted religious historian and theological educator, and exemplar of a great generation of church leaders working in national and world arenas from the 1920s through the 1950s. This biography by his son, himself a historian and seminary professor and president, traces Wentz’s life from childhood in Lineboro, Maryland through his significant career in Gettysburg and much wider circles to his retirement near the Seminary campus. Obviously a labor of love and written in a ...


Donald Harman Akenson. Some Family: The Mormons And How Humanity Keeps Track Of Itself, J. Michael Hunter Jan 2008

Donald Harman Akenson. Some Family: The Mormons And How Humanity Keeps Track Of Itself, J. Michael Hunter

Faculty Publications

Review by J. Michael Hunter of Donald Harman Akenson’s Some Family: The Mormons and How Humanity Keeps Track of Itself (Montreal: McGill University / Kingston, Ontario: Queen’s University Press, 2007).


Race, Nation, And Religion In The Americas, Edited By Henry Goldschmidt And Elizabeth Mcalister, R. Bryan Bademan Apr 2006

Race, Nation, And Religion In The Americas, Edited By Henry Goldschmidt And Elizabeth Mcalister, R. Bryan Bademan

History Faculty Publications

Book review by R. Bryan Bademan.

Goldschmidt, Henry and Elizabeth McAlister, eds. Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

ISBN 978-0195149197


Modern Polygamy And Mormon Fundamentalism: The Generations After The Manifesto, J. Michael Hunter Jan 2006

Modern Polygamy And Mormon Fundamentalism: The Generations After The Manifesto, J. Michael Hunter

Faculty Publications

Book review of Brian C. Hales's Modern Polygamy and Mormon Fundamentalism: The Generations after the Manifesto (Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, 2006).