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Winter 2007
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Editorial
Scott Holland

Articles

Judaism as a Free Church:
Footnotes to John Howard Yoder’s The Jewish–Christian Schism Revisited

Daniel Boyarin

A Footnote on Jesus  
J. Denny Weaver

Further Footnotes on Judaism, Yoder, and Boyarin
Randi Rashkover

Further Footnotes on Zionism, Yoder, and Boyarin
Alain Epp Weaver

Further Footnotes on Rhetoric, Yoder, and Boyarin
Gerald Biesecker-Mast

Further Footnotes on Paul, Yoder, and Boyarin
Laura L. Brenneman

Reflections on Covenant and Mission:
Forty Years after Nostra Aetate

John T. Pawlikowski

Religion: Source of Terror and Transformation
Eileen R. Kinch

Theopoetic/Theopolitic
John D. Caputo/Catherine Keller

Christian Theology and the Re–enchantment of the World
Craig A. Baron

Books

God’s Troublemakers: How Women of Faith Are Changing the World
Katharine Rhodes Henderson

The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins

A Muslim in Victorian America:
The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Sex in the Bible: A New Consideration
J. Harold Ellens

The Weakness of God: A Theology of the Event
John D. Caputo

 

Fall 2006
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Editorial: Religious Language -- Its Uses and Misuses
Catherine Madsen

ARTICLES

God and Social Change
Julius Lester

The Subtle Violence of Nonviolent Language
Chapman Flack

Christian Rhetoric:
Scraps for a Manifesto
Mark D. Jordan

Meeting Her Maker:
Emily Dickinson's God

Jay Ladin

Speaking Truth and Seeking Justice
Timothy Leonard

Islam and the Cultural Imperative 
Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Revelation and Revolution 
Regina Schwartz

Islam and America: Poetic Connections
Eboo Patel

Revising Night:
Elie Wiesel and the Hazards of Holocaust Theology 

Peter Manseau

Burning Words:
A History Play
Peter Wortsman

To Go Among the Saracens:
A Franciscan Composer's Journey into the House of Islam 

Scott Robinson

Shofar: An Oratorio
Catherine Madsen

 

Summer 2006
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Editorial: Theology and the Intellectual Life 
Randi Rashkover

ARTICLES

Religion and the University 
David Burrell

An Accidental Theologian:
Thoughts on Islam in Public and Private Religious Universities 

Amir Hussain

Theology in the Curriculum of a Secular Religious
Studies Department 
Eugene F. Rogers, Jr.

What Does It Mean to Receive Tradition?:
Jewish Studies in Higher Education

Martin Kavka

Self and Text:
Towards a Comparative Theology of the Self 
Gavin Flood

Religion and Beauty in the Classroom
Nicholas Adams

Companion to the Encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI on "God is Love"
Fr. Tissa Balasuriya

Naipaul's Travelogues and
the "Clash of Civilizations" Complex

Amin Malak

Attending to the Pain of Dying:
An Agenda for Science
Robert Pollack

BOOKS

Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon 
Daniel Dennett

Revelation and Theopolitics: Barth, Rosenzweig, and the Politics of Praise 
Randi Rashkover

 

Spring 2006
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Articles of Faith

The Price of Science Without Moral Constraints 
Robert E. Pollack

A Jungian Perspective On Religious Violence and Personal Responsibility
Charlene P. E. Burns

Financial Globalization and Crony Capitalism 
John P. Tiemstra

Can A War Against Terror Be Just? 
Daniel M. Bell, Jr.

College and Social Class: The Broken Promise of America
John Raines with Charles Brian McAdams

Some Jewish Reflections On Locke's 
Letter Concerning Toleration
Jonathan Cohen

The Hammer and the Free Spirit: Toward a Practical Heresy
Jeff Gundy

Theopoetics: That the dead may become gardeners again 
Matt Guynn

The Cloud as Symbol: Dialogue or Destruction
Jacqueline Taylor Basker

Paul's Confrontation with Class
Kirk D. Lyons, Sr.

 

Winter 2006
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Editorial: Theology, Democracy, and the Project of Liberalism 
Scott Holland

ARTICLES

9/11 and God's Sport 
Bill Moyers

American Liberal Theology:
Crisis, Irony, Decline, Renewal, Ambiguity

Gary Dorrien

Radical Democracy, Radical Ecclesiology
Peter Dula and Alex Sider

The Unintended Consequences of Dixieland Postliberalism
by Robert P. Jones and Melissa C. Stewart

Liberalism, Race, and Stanley Hauerwas 
J
ames Logan

Democratic Time: Lessons Learned from Yoder and Wolin 
Stanley Hauerwas

Practicing Camus 
Holly White

Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) 
John D. Caputo

BOOKS

Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis
Jimmy Carter

Friedrich Nietzsche 
Curtis Cate 

An End to Suffering: The Buddha In the World 

Pankaj Mishra

POETRY

Had Sex Lately? 
Rita Nakashima Brock 

The Revolution 
donzetta

Fall 2005
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EDITORIAL

Social Class and Religion 
Stephanie Y. Mitchem

ARTICLES

Class on Sunday 
Gloria Albrecht

Class, Political Conservatism, and Jesus 
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr.

Paul's Confrontation with Class:
The Letter to Philemon as Hegemonic Discourse
Kirk D. Lyons, Sr.

The Impact of the American Dream on Evangelical Ethics 
Wyndy Corbin

Building the New Freedom Church of the Poor 
Willie Baptist and Noelle Damico

The Room Where I Work is a Class Room 
John Raines with Charles Brian McAdams

Fundamentalism: A Theory 
Edward Farley

All Nations Before God's Throne: Evangelicals in the Interfaith World
Nicholas M. Price

Just a Closer Walk with Thee 
Christopher Malone

BOOKS

The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason 
by Sam Harris
and
The Letters of Robert Lowell 
Saskia Hamilton, ed.

 

Summer 2005
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Editorial
Randi Rashkover

Articles

Healing Religion:
Aesthetics and Analysis in the Work of Kristeva and Clément
by William W. Young III

It Takes At Least Two to Reproduce
by Rachel Muers

Can the University and the Church Understand Each Other?
by Mike Higton

A Monk, A Rabbi, and the 'Meaning of This Hour':
War and Nonviolence in Abraham Joshua Heschel and Thomas Merton

by Shaul Magid

Raising Cain: The Problem of Evil and the Question of Responsibility
by Claire Elise Katz

Now that John Paul II Is No Longer with Us
by David R. Blumenthal

Cultivating Theology:
Overcoming America’s Skepticism about Religious Rationality
by Randi Rashkover

A Place for Religion in Science?
by Robert Pollack

On Transforming Our World:
Critical Pedagogy for Interfaith Education

by Tiffany Puett

Books

No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam
by Reza Aslan
andIn the Rose Garden of the Martyrs: A Memoir of Iran
by Christopher de Bellaigue

What’s the Matter with Kansas: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
by Thomas Frank
and
Don’t Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate
by George Lakoff

 
Spring 2005

EDITORIAL
Eboo Patel

ARTICLES

Religious Strangers as Menaces
by Martin E. Marty

Seven Views on Interfaith Work

Inclusiveness and Justice: The Pitfalls and Possibilities of Interfaith Work
by Eboo Patel

First Response
by Susan Thistlethwaite

Second Response
by Sam Fleishacker

Third Response
by James Halstead

Fourth Response
by Aminah Beverly McCloud

Fifth Response
by Charles Strain

Sixth Response
by Kalyani D. Menon

From the Margins to the Centers of Power
by Patrice Brodeur

On Evangelicals and Interfaith Cooperation
by Tony Campolo with Shane Claiborne

Pagan Involvement in the Interfaith Movement
by Grove Harris

Overcoming Religiously Motivated Violence
by Imam A. Rashied Omar

The Contribution of H.H. the XIVth Dalai Lama to Interfaith Education
by Leo D. Lefebure

The Power of Inter-religious Dialogue to Transform Conflict
by William F. Vendley

Multiculturalisms
by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Learning the Language of Interfaith Dialogue
by Dana Graef

The Interfaith Journey of an American Girl
by Christina Wright

POETRY .

Chi-Town (X)changes by Kevin Coval

BOOKS 

Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta

Integrating Ecofeminism by Rosemary Radford Reuther

 

Winter 2005

EDITORIAL
Carey Monserrate

ARTICLES

"Genuine Pluralism" and Reformed Christology 
by Sarah J. Melcher

A Matter of Time: The Jew, Christian, and Muslim in Conversation 
by Paul Golomb

Towards a Levinasian Understanding of Christian Ethics:
Emmanuel Levinas and the Phenomenology of the Other

by George Drazenovich

Derrida's Gift to Eco/theo/logy: A Critical Tribute 
by Mark Manolopoulos

Desiring Bodies 
by Gerard Loughlin

Struggling for the Soul of One's Country:
American Pathologies and the Response of Faith

by Preston M. Browning, Jr.

Mother of All the Living:
Reinterpretations of Eve in Contemporary Literature
 
by M. Doretta Cornell

Another Christmas Statistic 
by Jens Soering


POETRY

Four poems by K.V. Wilt 
Three poems by Peter Ledermann


BOOKS

Homosexuality and the Bible: 
Two Views 

by Dan O. Via and Robert A.J. Gagnon

Books in Brief

Philip Roth's Populist Nightmare Matthew Schweber


BOOKEND

A Date with the Divine: 
The Art of Theresa Byrnes 

by Carey Monserrate

 
Fall 2004

EDITORIAL

A Durable Fire
by Catherine Madsen

ARTICLES

Sex and Mysticism
by Ignacio L. Götz

Sex and the Sacred
by Daniel C. Maguire

Jesus in Gender Trouble
by Halvor Moxnes

Dissecting the Lamb of God:
The Other Devastation of Clergy Sexual Abuse

by Mikele Rauch

Female Sexuality Today: Challenging Cultural Repression
by Robert T. Francoeur, Raymond J. Noonan,
Beldina Opiyo-Omolo, and Jakob Pastoetter

What's Love Got to Do?
(& other stories of black women's sexuality)
by Stephanie Y. Mitchem

Heroic Heretical Heterosexuality
by Jeffrey J. Kripal

The Great Work Begins:
Theater as Theurgy in "Angels in America"

by Anthony Lioi

After the Fall
by Molly Rachamim

POETRY

Running Out the Clock
by Alicia Ostriker

From Song of Songs (8 sessions with Dr. Solomon)
by
Jay Ladin

Notes on Contributors

 

Summer 2004

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EDITORIAL

An Anniversary of Ideas 
Stephanie Y. Mitchem

ARTICLES

Toward a Cosmology of Continual Creation:
From Ecofeminism to Feminine Ecology and Umbilical Ties
Irene Diamond

Rainbow Children Over Me:
Parabolic Narratives for Sakia Gunn
Gayle R. Baldwin

Rufus Jones and Mysticism for the Masses
 
Matthew S. Hedstrom

Engraving Emotions:
Memory and Identity in the Quest for Emotive Scholarship 
Alberto López Pulido

In Place of the Absent God:
The Reader in Dan Pagis's "Written in Pencil in a Sealed Railway Car" 
Ranen Omer-Sherman

Service Learning as a Transgressive Pedagogy:
A Must for Today's Generation

Angela Leonard

“The Battle Has Been Joined":
Gay and Polygynous Marriages Are Out of the Closet and in Search of Legitimacy
 

Debra Mubashshir Majeed

Driving While Faculty:
The Religion of Innocent Domination in America 

Jon Pahl

Imperial Designs:
Theological Ethics and the Ideologies of International Politics
 

Gary Dorrien

Dresden:
The Fire Last Time 

Justus George Lawler

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Spring 2004

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EDITORIAL

The Passion of Cinema
Carey Monserrate

ARTICLES

“I Didn’t See Any Anti-Semitism”: Why Many Christians
Don’t Have a Problem with
The Passion of the Christ

Mary C. Boys

Mel Gibson’s Alter Ego: A Male Passion for Violence
Björn Krondorfer

Hospitable Vision: Some Notes on the Ethics of Seeing Film
Margaret R. Miles and S. Brent Plate


If Only You Could See What I’ve Seen Through Your Eyes: Destabilized Spectatorship and Creation’s Chaos in Blade Runner
Jenna Tiitsman

Himala: The Temptress, the Virgin, and the Elusive Miracle
Antonio D. Sison

Tarantino’s Incarnational Theology:
Reservoir Dogs, Crucifixions, and Spectacular Violence
Kent L. Brintnall  

Filmmaking As Spiritual Practice and Ministry
Macky Alston

Trembling Playground: Two Young Directors Discuss Film, Faith, and the Challenges of Documenting Religion
Sandi Simcha DuBowski and Lucy Walker

Hiroshima, Mon Amour: A New Film Coincides with the Rebirth of the Nuclear Age
Carey Monserrate 

Black Rain: Reflections on Hiroshima and Nuclear War in Japanese Film
Robert Feleppa

Terrorism: A Problem for Ethics or Pastoral Theology?
G. Clarke Chapman, Jr.

BOOKS

Robert Bresson: A Spiritual Style in Film by Joseph Cunneen
Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas by Elaine Pagels

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Winter 2004

Editorial

The Scandal of Hope
Randi Rashkover

ARTICLES

Unspeakable Utopia: 
Art and the Return to the Theological in Adorno and Horkheimer
John Hughes

The Coming Only Is Sacred: 
Self-Creation and Solidarity in Richard Rorty’s Secular Eschatology

Scott Holland

In the End, Shall Christians Become Jews and Jews, Christians?:
On Franz Rosenzweig’s Apocalyptic Eschatology
Gregory Kaplan

Teaching Our Children Well:
Pedagogy, Religion, and the Future of Philosophy

Claire Elise Katz

Watch Your Back:
Ruminations on the Biblical Poetics of Hope
Paul Keim

On the Significance of the Messianic Idea in Rosenzweig
Dana Hollander 

From Dogma to Aesthetica:
Evangelical Eschatology Gets a Makeover

Joanne M. Swenson

The Post-Secular:
A Jewish Perspective

James S. Diamond

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Fall 2003

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Editorial

What James Knew
Catherine Madsen

Articles

The Pragmatics of Spirit: A Centenary Celebration of James's Varieties
Oz Lorentzen  

The "Twice-Born"
Charles Taylor  

The Varieties as an Inspiration: Confessions of a Slow Learner
Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi  

Implicit Theologies in Psychologies
Douglas S. Hardy  

A Terrible Good: Charles Williams, William James, and Divided Consciousness
Catherine Madsen  

"Failure, then, failure!": Shame and William James's "Sick Soul"
Jill L. McNish  

How Healthy Is Healthy-Mindedness?
James O. Pawelski

Ritual and Religious Experience
Jo Pearson

Definitions and Hypotheses
Christopher Stawski

Jewish Renewal in Pre-Nazi Berlin
Edward K. Kaplan

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Summer 2003

Articles

Instead of War
Timothy A. McElwee

What is Theology?
Douglas John Hall

In Search of a Non-Dogmatic Theology
Jeffrey W. Robbins

DNA and Neshamah
Robert Pollack 

Tongue in Check: Paralleling the Taliban with the Amish
Crystal Downing

On Nurturing a Modern Muslim Identity
Eboo Patel 

Faithful and Pluralistic
Dorothy Yoder Nyce 

Alchemists at Work
Katharine Rhodes Henderson

BOOKS

Special Feature:
Six Critics Review Walter Wink's "The Human Being: Jesus and the Enigma of the Son of Man" 

A Summary and Appreciation
J. Harold Ellens

A Historian’s Response
Gabriele Boccaccini

A Meaningful Alternative
Delbert R. Burkett

Myth of the Suppressing Church
Jack Miles

Walter Wink's Response

The Second Shoe
Wayne G. Rollins

Review and Appreciation
Alan F. Segal

Walter Wink's Response

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Spring 2003

EDITORIAL

Dangerous Deconstructions
Stephanie Y. Mitchem

ARTICLES

What Went Wrong?
Rita M. Gross

The Problem of Anti-Judaism
Sarah J. Melcher

Feminism, the Body, and the Machine
Wendell Berry

Conspicuous in their Absence
Lisa Bellan-Boyer

No Longer Nailed to the Floor
Stephanie Y. Mitchem

HONORING ROSEMARY RADFORD RUETHER

Contextualizing Rosemary
Rosalind Hinton

Ecofeminism: A Latin American Perspective
Ivone Gebara

At the End of an Era
Marc H. Ellis 111

Teaching Feminist Theology to College Students
Susan A. Ross

Wise Woman Bearing Gifts
Letty M. Russell

POETRY

Prayer Against the Darkness
Leonard Nimoy

The Fork in the Road
Rachel Hadas

There is a Song for You
Malissia McConnell 

Church History and Anointing
J. Barrie Shepherd

Lithesome Legs and Long
William Dauenhauer

Country Baptism in Fishing Creek
Evelyn Mattern

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Winter 2003

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EDITORIAL

On the Loneliness of Faith
Randi Rashkover

ARTICLES

On Exile: Yoder, Said, and a Theology of Land and Return
Alain Epp Weaver

Why is the City so Important for Christian Theology?
Graham Ward

The Problem of the Promise
Oona Eisenstadt

Spiritual Refugee
Junko Chodos

Post-Modernism and Its Secrets
Clayton Crockett

The Readable City and the Rhetoric of Excess
C. C. Pecknold

American Muslims and a Meaningful Human Rights Discourse
Imam Zaid Shakir

Violence, Reconciliation, and the Justice of God
Scott Bader-Saye

Divine Evaluation and the Quest for a Suitable Companionship
Hemchand Gossai

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Fall 2002

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Editorial
Construction of the Soul
Brin Stevens

Constructing Ethics and the Ethics of Construction
John Matteson

Architecture as Eternal Delight
Jean Gardner

(Re)Examining the Citicorp Case
Eugene Kremer

Gardens of the Righteous
Akel Ismail Kahera

The Mishkan as Metaphor—Form and Anti-Form
Bonnie Roche

When the Other Appears on the Scene
Umberto Eco

Erasing “Economy”  
Marion Grau

Providence and the Biology of Purpose
Kevin Sharpe and Rebecca Bryant

Crossing Boundaries
Cynthia S. W. Crysdale

Inner Space as Sacred Space
George Wolfe

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Summer 2002

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Editorial
That You Forget Not What Your Eyes Have Seen
Catherine Madsen

Salvation from Innocence: On the Requirements of Liturgical Truth
Andrew Shanks

"Amen" and "Ashe": African American Protestant Worship and Its West African Ancestor
Will Coleman

Who's Blessing Whom?: Transcendence, Agency, and Gender in Jewish Prayer
Lois C. Dubin

Liturgies of Anger
David R. Blumenthal

Sometimes You Just Gotta Dance: Physical Expressiveness in Worship
David L. Johns

Law as Dance, Theater, or Music: Legal Procedure and Ritual
Rafael Chodos

The Common Word: Recovering Liturgical Speech
Catherine Madsen

Jacques Maritain on the Church's Misbehaving Clerics
Bernard Doering

The Last Word on Learning Buddhism
William R. Stimson

Uncomfortable, Uncertain, and Unarmed
Barry Moser

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Spring 2002

Editorial: Talk the Talk
KENNETH ARNOLD

Stanley Hauerwas: An Interview
MICHAEL J. QUIRK

Unmasking the Differences: Nonviolence and Social Control
GLORIA ALBRECHT

A Legacy of Inclusion: An Interview with Rosemary Radford Ruether
ROSALIND HINTON

An Interdependent Web: Interview with James Ishmael Ford
KENNETH ARNOLD

This Side of God: A Conversation with David Tracy
SCOTT HOLLAND

If Only This Could Be Said
CZESLAW MILOSZ

An Interview with Jane D. Schaberg
STEPHANIE Y. MITCHEM

The Resurrection of Mary Magdalene: Legends, Apocrypha, and the Christian Testament
JANE SCHABERG

In Search of God at Columbia
CHARLES HENDERSON

Stem Cells, Therapeutic Cloning, and the Soul
ROBERT POLLACK

A Quiet Passion to Redeem Christianity: An Interview with Dr. Mary C. Boys
SHEILA C. GORDON

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Winter 2002

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Editorial: A Strange, New World
RANDI RASHKOVER

When I Boarded the Midwest Express to Washington, D.C., on September 11
DANIEL C. MAGUIRE

Theology and the Clash of Civilizations
JACK MILES

The Circle of the Way: Reading the Gospel of Thomas as a ChristZen Text
KENNETH ARNOLD

The Gospel of Peace and the Violence of God
SCOTT HOLLAND

Feminist Judaism: Past and Future
RACHEL ADLER

A Letter to Elizabeth
MIRIAM PESKOWITZ

A Service of Mourning
CATHERINE MADSEN

On the Rhetoric of a "War on Terrorism"
KYLE FEDLER

To Whom Shall We Give Access to Our Water Holes?
FARID ESACK

Translation as De-canonization: Matthew's Gospel According to Pasolini
GEORGE AICHELE

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Fall 2001

Editorial: The Ecology of Compassion
KENNETH ARNOLD

Eugenic Danger or Genetic Promise: A Revolution for the Millennium
DAVID A. AMES

"Alma De'atei," The-World-That-Is-Coming: Reflections on Power, Knowledge, Wisdom, and Progress
JEREMY BENSTEIN

Intimations of the Great Unlearning: Interreligious Spirituality and the Demise of Consciousness Which Is Alzheimer's
GISELA WEBB

Vedanta: Death and the Art of Dying
PRAVRAJIKA BRAHMAPRANA

Understanding Suffering and Compassion
JEANINE YOUNG-MASON

The Responsible Body: A Eucharistic Community
MATTHEW WHELAN

The Sky So Blue: Wilderness and the Art of Introduction
CAROL DYSINGER

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Summer
2001

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Editorial: The Image on Impact
CATHERINE MADSEN AND SCOTT HOLLAND

Violence in Christian Theology 
J. DENNY WEAVER

The Violence of God: Dialogic Fragments
JULIE SHOSHANA PFAU and DAVID R. BlUMENTHAN

Jephthah's Daughter 
ALICIA OSTRIKER

Blood & Stone: Violence in the Bible & the Eye of the Illustrator 
BARRY MOSER

Notes on God's Violence 
CATHERINE MADSEN

Devoured by God: Cannibalism, Mysticism, and Ethics in Simone Weil 
ALEC IRWIN

The Precarious Ties That Bind Us: Sotah 2a 
IRA F. STONE

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Spring 2001

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Living for the City
STEPHANIE MITCHEM

Forgotten Fruit of the City: Chicago and the Moorish Science Temple of America
DEBRA WASHINGTON MUBASHSHIR

On the Town with George Simmel: A Socio-Religious Understanding of Urban Interaction
VICTORIA ERICKSON

Communities and Enclaves: Where Jews, Christians, Hindus, and Muslims Share the Neighborhoods
LOWELL LIVEZEY

The Soul of Los Angeles: Photographs from the Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California
JERRY BERNDT

Doing Theology in the City
PAUL FITZGERALD

Theology and the City: Learning to Cry, Struggling to See
JIM PERKINSON

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Winter 2000

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Editorial: Jewish-Christian Relations in the Postmodern Era
RANDI RASHKOVER

Re-Envisioning Christianity: A New Era in Christian Theological Interpretation of Christian Texts
JAMES F. MOORE

Christianity in Jewish Terms: A Project to Redefine the Relationship
PETER OCHS AND DAVID SANDMEL

Post-Holocaust Hermeneutics: Scripture, Sacrament, and the Jewish Body of Christ
SCOTT BADER-SAYE

Decentering Judaism and Christianity: Using Feminist Theory to Construct a Postmodern Jewish-Christian Theology
MARC A. KRELL

A Survey of Jewish Reaction to the Vatican Statement on the Holocaust KEVIN MADIGAN

Is Paul the Father of Misogyny and Antisemitism?
PAMELA EISENBAUM

Tuning Hebrew Psalms to Reggae Rhythms: Rastas' Revolutionary Lamentations for Social Change
NATHANIEL SAMUEL MURRELL

"Fruit Salad Can Be Delicious": The Practice of Buddhist-Christian Dialogue
PAUL O. INGRAM

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Fall 2000

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Editorial: Structures of Sin
KENNETH ARNOLD

Global Requiem: The Apocalyptic Moment in Religion, Science, and Art
JACK MILES

The Green Face of God: Christianity in an Age of Ecocide
MARK I. WALLACE

The Thin Thread of Conversation: An Interview with Mary Daly
CATHERINE MADSEN

The Color of the Enemy in the New Millennium
JIM PERKINSON

First We Take Manhattan, Then We Take Berlin: Bonhoeffer's New York
SCOTT HOLLAND

Joking with Jesus in the Poetry of Kathleen Norris and Annie Dillard
PEGGY ROSENTHAL

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Spring / Summer 2000

Special 50th Anniversary double issue includes:

Living with Paradox
KENNETH ARNOLD 

How Zen Found Me
JANET ABELS 

The Culture of Religious Combining:
Reflections for the New American Millennium
CATHERINE L. ALBANESE 

The Academy and Hospitality
JOHN B. BENNETT 

Whose Earth Is It Anyway?
JAMES H. CONE 

Three Poems from a Sequence
Suggested by Haydn's "Seven Last Words of Christ"
BARBARA CAWTHORNE CRAFTON 

The Dialogue Has Barely Begun
JOSEPH CUNNEEN 

The Radical Christian Worldview
DON CUPITT 

The End of Philosophy
JAMES GILES 

The Internet as a Metaphor for God?
CHARLES HENDERSON 

Notes on Minor Christian Literatures
SCOTT HOLLAND 

The Challenge of Fundamentalism for Interreligious Dialogue
PETER A. HUFF 

Re-conceiving God and Humanity in Light of
Today's Ecological Consciousness: A Brief Statement

GORDON D. KAUFMAN 

Christianity, Shamanism, and Modernization in South Korea
ANDREW EUNGI KIM 

Between the Mystic and the Mainstream
KATHERINE KURS 

Akedah 5760
JAY LADIN 

A Terrible Beauty: Moser's Bible
CATHERINE MADSEN 

Scarcity and Plenitude:
Thoughts on Some Recent Jewish Books
CATHERINE MADSEN 

The Future of Faith
SARA MAITLAND 

Heosuabi: Figures in a Korean Landscape
K. D. McCARTHY 

The Church in the Age of the Holy Spirit
JOHN J. McNEILL 

Augustine Our Contemporary
C. W. McPHERSON 

Sankofa: Black Theologies
STEPHANIE MITCHEM 

The Dawn of Christianness
RAIMON PANIKKAR 

Black Theology, Black Bodies, and Pedagogy
ANTHONY B. PINN 

Whence Pluralism, Whither Denominationalism?
SAM PORTARO 

Jewish Responses to Jewish-Christian Dialogue:
A Look Ahead to the Twenty-First Century
RANDI RASHKOVER 

Sacred Spaces
DONNA SCHAPER 

Crossing the Currents, or How I Became
a Jewish Postmodernist Feminist
SHELLEY SCHIFF 

Three Poems
WINIFRED HEALY STONE 

Vietnamese Buddhism in the 1990s
ROBERT TOPMILLER 

The Post-Modern Re-Naming of God
as Incomprehensible and Hidden
DAVID TRACY 

Contemporary Spirituality and the Thinning of the Sacred:
A Hindu Perspective
PRAVRAJIKA VRAJAPRANA 

Wheat in Eden, Computers in Our Day
ARTHUR WASKOW 

Plus Ça Change:
Has American Religion Changed during the Past Century?
PETER W. WILLIAMS 

Fa Lun Gong and Religious Freedom
MARION WYSE 

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Winter 1999

 

 

Including:

A Call for Jewish Theology
RANDI RASHKOVER

Monastic Liberation as Counter-Cultural Critique in the Life and Thought of Thomas Merton
SHAUL MAGID

Moses / Jesus / Women: Does the New Testament Offer a Feminist Message?
ESTHER FUCHS

Textual Reasoning, Modernity, and the Limits of History
JACOB MESKIN

What Makes a Jewish Home Jewish?
VANESSA L. OCHS

Experiencing Violence, Shaping Identity, Negotiating Life
BARBARA STRASSBERG

Editor's Choice: Judaism's Twentieth-Century Conversations
RANDI RASHKOVER

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Fall 1999

Including:

Intellectual Light
CATHERINE MADSEN

Three Differences between an Academic and an Intellectual: What Happens to the Liberal Arts When They Are Kicked off Campus?
JACK MILES

Neighbor-Christology: Reconstructing Christianity before Supersessionism
THOMAS BREIDENTHAL

Religious Diversity: Some Implications for Monotheism
RITA M. GROSS

"The Visitation of the Stranger":
On Some Mystical Dimensions of the History of Religions
JEFFREY J. KRIPAL

Economic Sanctions, Just War Doctrine, and the "Fearful Spectacle of the Civilian Dead"
JOY GORDON

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Summer 
1999

Including:

Editorial: The Path of Emptiness
KENNETH ARNOLD

Monica, Bill, and Ethics
THAD WILLIAMSON

Can Buddhism Save?
Finding Resonance in Incommensurability
CHRISTOPHER A. BROWN

Walking Around the Buddha
CAROLYN CRAFT

On the Wings of a Blue Heron
PAUL O. INGRAM

In the Pluralism of Religious and Cultural Worlds:
Notes Toward a Theological and Political Program
JOHANN BAPTIST METZ

In the Dark Speech of Praise and Birth:
The Prints of Judith Anderson

CATHERINE MADSEN

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Spring 1999

Including:

Listening with the Ear of the Heart
FRANK T. GRISWOLD

Martin Buber and Jewish-Arab Peace
DAN LEON

Does Faith Have a Future?
PAUL LAKELAND

So Many Good Voices in My Head
SCOTT HOLLAND

Thomas Merton's Contemplative Struggle:
Bridging the Abyss to Find Freedom

GEORGE A. KILCOURSE, JR.

Does the Papacy Have a Future?
JEAN FRANÇOIS NOTHOMB

Converting to Religion after Its Demise:
Thoughts on Marcel Gauchet and His American Reception

STEVEN ENGLUND

Queering Church, Churching Queers
ROBIN HAWLEY GORSLINE

The Bible as a Site for Struggle:
Rethinking Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
MARIE SABIN

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Winter 1998

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Including:

Peace Culture: The Problem of Managing Human Difference
ELISE BOULDING

Love Songs to the Dead: The Liturgical Voice as Mentor and Reminder
CATHERINE MADSEN

Green Lap, Brown Embrace, Blue Body: The Ecospirituality of Alice Walker
PAMELA A. SMITH

Womanist Theology, Epistemology, and a New Anthropological Paradigm
LINDA E. THOMAS

The Meaning of Zionism for the Diaspora
ARTHUR HERTZBERG

On Inspiration
IGNACIO GÖTZ

Reflections on the Vatican's Reflection on the Shoah
A. JAMES RUDIN

In Memory of Denise Levertov, 1923-1997
From In Praise of Krishna

DENISE LEVERTOV and EDWARD C. DIMOCK, JR.

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Fall 1998

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Including:

Editorial: Change and Continuity
JOSEPH CUNNEEN

Postmodernism and the Desire for God: An E-Mail Exchange
EDITH WYSCHOGROD and JOHN D. CAPUTO

The New Evangelization in Latin American Perspective
ANNA L. PETERSON and MANUEL A. VASQUEZ

The New Religious Map of Latin America: Causes and Social Effects
JEAN-PIERRE BASTIAN

Toward a Buddhist Social Ethics: The Case of Thailand
TAVIVAT PUNTARIGVIVAT

What Is Religion?
THOMAS A. IDINOPULOS

Spiritual Life and the Survival of Christianity
LOUIS DUPRÉ

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Summer 1998

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Incuding:

New Feminist Theologies: The Third Wave
KAREN TRIMBLE ALLIAUME

Women Transformed: The Ending of Mark Is the Beginning of Wisdom
MARIE SABIN

Covenant or Contract? Marriage as Theology
LAURA LEVITT

That Every Child Who Wants Might Learn to Dance
PAULA M. COOEY

The Risks of Repeating Ourselves:
Reading Feminist/Womanist Figures of Jesus

KAREN TRIMBLE ALLIAUME

Reclaiming Women's Experience:
A Reading of Selected Christian Feminist Theologies

MARIAN RONAN

Spiritual Geographies
SUSAN M. SIMONAITIS, LIORA GUBKIN, JENNIFER BERLINDA
THOMPSON, ELLEN T. ARMOUR, PHYLLIS H. KAMINSKI,
MARY MCCLINTOCK FULKERSON, LIZ NUTTING, RACHEL ADLER

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Spring 1998

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Including:

The Matter of Matter
WILLIAM BIRMINGHAM

Divine Action: An Interview with John Polkinghorne
LYNDON F. HARRIS

Consciousness and Reality: Our Entry into Creation
JAMES N. STUDER

Theology and Science without Dualism
ELIZABETH NEWMAN

The Ambiguity of Matter
HUSTON SMITH

Rooted Hearts/Playful Minds:
Catholic Intellectual Life at Its Best
MARY JO WEAVER

Repentance and Forgiveness
DAVID R. BLUMENTHAL

Hindu Spirituality
ARVIND SHARMA

Lena Ekblom: The Folly of the Beatitudes
JERRY RYAN

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Winter 1997

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Including:

(Com)passion for Peace
JOSEPH CUNNEEN

Religions, Hard and Soft
JOHAN GALTUNG

Awakening and Grace: Religious Identity
in the Thought of Masao Abe and Karl Rahner
LEO D. LEFEBURE

Women and Work in a Sustainable Society
MARIA MIES

The African Experience of God
through the Eyes of an Akan Woman

MERCY AMBA ODUYOYE

The Jewish Transformation of Modern Thought:
Lévinas and Philosophy after the Holocaust
JACOB MESKIN

Toward a Theological Understanding of Postmodernism
DANIEL J. ADAMS

Dreams in the Dark: Fiction Chronicle
ROBERT HOSMER

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Fall 1997

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Including:

Aesthetic Truths
WILLIAM BIRMINGHAM

A Sense of the Transcendent
VÁCLAV HAVEL

Interpreting Václav Havel
WALTER H. CAPPS

Theology Is a Kind of Writing:
The Emergence of Theopoetics
SCOTT HOLLAND


The Return of Religion in Contemporary Theory and Literature
JOHN A. McCLURE

And the Earth Is Filled with the Breath of Life
ARTHUR WASKOW

Communitarianism, Christian Realism,
and the Crisis of Progressive Christianity
GARY DORRIEN

Hope for the New Millennium: An Exchange
UMBERTO ECO & CARLO MARIA MARTINI

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Summer 1997

Including:

A Modest Commitment
JOSEPH CUNNEEN

Nine Ways Not to Talk about God
RAIMON PANIKKAR

The Decentered Post-Constantinian Church: Deep Calls to Deep
ROGER A. BADHAM & OLA SIGURDSON

Identity and Community: A Response
PHILIP CULBERTSON

Faith and Fiction-Making: The Catholic Context
ANN COPELAND

Beyond Occasional Whiteness
JIM PERKINSON

Haiti at the Crossroads
GILES DANROC

From the Poetics of Excess to the Prose of Justice
ANSELM KYONGSUK MIN

To See the World Profoundly: The Films of Robert Bresson
SHMUEL BEN-GAD

Interdependence: A Meditation on "Human Economics"
JOHN D. RYAN

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Spring 1997

Including:

Closed Books Reopened
WILLIAM BIRMINGHAM

The Sefirot: Kabbalistic Archetypes of Mind and Creation
SANFORD L DROB

Sister Helen, Brother Michel: The Discipline of Love
ANN DALKE

Christ in the Desert of Twentieth-Century Poetry
PEGGY ROSENTHAL

Religion, Politics, and the State: Cross-Cultural Observations
N. J. DEMERATH III & KAREM S. STRAIGHT

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Winter 1996

Including:

Praying in a Post-Einsteinian Universe
David Toolan

The Shapes of Spirit in Life and Intellectual Experience
A mini-forum:
four CrossCurrents advisory board members share
personal reflections on the spiritual quest.

Good Religion, Spirituality and African Americans
Harold Dean Trulear

Spirituality for Passionate and Rapidly Changing Times
Carolyn M. Craft

Spirituality in a World of "Fields within Fields within Fields..."
Eugene Fontinell

Exodus: My Spiritual Map
Carol Ochs

Asian Social Engagement and the Future of Buddhism
Donald W. Mitchell

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Fall 1996




Including:

Good Samaritan: Parable of Renewal
JOSEPH CUNNEEN

The Good Samaritan As Bad Economist
DONALD E. FREY

Martin Luther King and the Future of America
VINCENT HARDING AND CLAIRE GAUDIANI 

To Live in a World with No Center -- and Many
SEYYED HOSSEIN NASR

Jewish Religious Pluralism
DANIEL COHN-SHERBOK

"A Body Knows": Writing Resurrection
MELANIE A. MAY

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Summer 1996 

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Including:

Wisdom/Sophia, Russian Identity, and Western Feminist Theology
BRENDA MEEHAN

How Many Languages Does God Speak? Sacred Stories of the Ordinary
KOSUKE KOYAMA

Sacred Stories of the Ordinary
LAWRENCE KUSHNER

The Future of ARIL in the Information Age
CHARLES P. HENDERSON, JR.

Requiem for an Android?  Lillegard Traps Us in a False Dilemma But Consciousness Isn't Everything
JAMES F. SENNETT

Development: Historical Task or Opening to Transcendence?
DENIS GOULET

Searching for Easter in Peru: Class, Culture, and Evangelization
CURT CADORETTE

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Spring 1996

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Including:

The Hidden God: The Divine Other of Liberation 
DAVID TRACY 

Crossing Borders on the Peace Train to Beijing
TERESA WILSON

The United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women
DOROTHY ANN KELLY

The Politics of Religious Correctness: Islam and the West
JOHN C. RAINES

Paul Celan: Black Milk of Daybreak
DAVID BRUSIN

Playing God: Divine Activity, Human Activity, and Christian Ethics
JOSEPH M. INCANDELA

Nature, Spirit, and Imagination in the Poetry of Mary Oliver
DOUGLAS BURTON-CHRISTIE


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