Download PDF: Tang RV, Embracing Disruptive Coherence By Kathleen T. TalvacchiaEugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2019. 142 pages. $19.00 Drawing from both queer theory and queer theology, Kathleen Talvacchia’s recent work situates the act of coming out within Christian practical theology.
The Disabled Church: Human Difference and the Art of Communal Worship
Download PDF: RV Washington, The Disabled Church By: Rebecca Spurrier New York: Fordham Press, 2019. 272 pages. $30.00 In The Disabled Church: Human Difference and the Art of Communal Worship, liturgical theologian Rebecca Spurrier aims to bring the fields of
The Fullness of Life: A Progressive Christian Formulation
Download PDF: Song, The Fullness of Life Abstract The conversation on abortion in the United States is largely at an impasse, marked by a polarized dichotomy between “pro-life” and “pro-choice” frameworks. Traditional Christian pro-life theology defaults to a “sanctity of
Download PDF: Ott Marshall, Course Correction Abstract This article utilizes current research to reflect critically on earlier writing that privileged the capacity for love to discipline anger. Contemporary maternal activists demonstrate how love fuels social action when it cooperates with
Beyond an Ethics of Niceness: The Cruciform Practicality of Christian Love
Download PDF: Drahos, Beyond an Ethics of Niceness Abstract Christian ethics must not be divorced from the practical implications of cruciform love. This article examines the ramifications of this premise in the pedagogy of Dr. Kristen Drahos’ class, “Faith, Love,
Love for the World in Hannah Arendt’s Augustinian Politics
Download PDF: Grumett, Hannah Arendt’s Augustinian Politics Abstract The impact of Augustine’s concept of love on Hannah Arendt is typically unacknowledged but illuminates and nuances her political thought. Arendt’s critique of consumer society is grounded in an Augustinian analysis of
Narrow Is The Way: Christian Discipleship and the R1 University
Download PDF: Whitmore, Narrow is the Way Abstract Previous efforts to discern whether Christian scholars have a place in the university have focused on orthodoxy—whether professors can speak and write according to their faith. This article focuses rather on orthopraxy—whether
“Nothing About Us Without Us:” Ethnography, Conscientization, and the Epistemic Challenges of Intellectual Disability
Download PDF: Cuddeback-Gedeon, Nothing About Us Without Us Abstract As the number of Christian theologians engaging ethnographic research increases, there have been several scholarly conversations about how the power and privilege of the researcher impacts knowledge and relationships in fieldwork.
Cure or Healing? Teaching the Healing Miracle Stories in Light of the AIDS Pandemic
Download PDF: Aymer and Pujol Download PDF: Healing Miracles: Biblical Exegesis and Pastoral Theology in the Context of HIV/AIDS (Syllabus) “Healing Miracles” is an interdisciplinary MDiv course that seeks to start a conversation across the disciplines of biblical