This collection features articles and book reviews written by faculty in the Department of Religious Studies at Fairfield University.

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Submissions from 2016

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Book Review: Jesuit Mapmaking in China: D’Anville’s Nouvelle Atlas de la Chine (1737). Edited by Roberto M. Ribeiro with John W. O’Malley, SJ, Francis T. Hannafey S.J.

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Book Review: “Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God’s Name”, by Mona Siddiqu, Martin Nguyen

Submissions from 2015

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Book Review: Promise and Challenge, edited by Mary Rice Hasson, Nancy Dallavalle

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Book Review: Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation and the Fate of Others, Martin Nguyen

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Accepting Ambiguity: A Conscious Style of Course Design and Comparison for Teaching New Religious Movements, Lydia Willsky-Ciollo

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REVIEW OF "The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism, by Catherine Wessinger (ed.), Lydia Willsky-Ciollo

Submissions from 2014

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Studies in Dhāraṇī Literature II: Pragmatics of Dhāraṇīs, Ronald M. Davidson

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REVIEW OF "Beyond the End: The Future of Millennial Studies", by Searle, Joshua and Kenneth G.C. Newport, eds., Lydia Willsky-Ciollo

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The (Un) Plain Bible: New Religious Movements and Alternative Scriptures in Nineteenth-century America, Lydia Willsky-Ciollo

Submissions from 2013

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Book Review: The Eternal Generation of the Son: Maintaining Orthodoxy in Trinitarian Theology. By Kevin Giles, Nancy Dallavalle

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Book Review: "The Logic of the Trinity: Augustine to Ockham" By Paul Thom, Nancy Dallavalle

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Prophet among Rebels: Henry David Thoreau and the Creation of a Transcendentalist Bible, Lydia Willsky-Ciollo

Submissions from 2012

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Book review: Women, Conscience, and the Creative Process (Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality 2009) by Anne E. Patrick, S.N.J.M, Nancy Dallavalle

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Cover Story: A Modus Vivendi? Sex, Marriage and the Church, William L. Portier, Nancy Dallavalle, Christopher C. Roberts, Tina Beattie, R. R. Reno, Patricia Hampl, Luke Timothy Johnson, Leslie Woodcock Tentler, and Paul Baumann

Submissions from 2011

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Review of Qumran Cave 1.III: 1QHodayota: With Incorporation of 1QHodayotb and 4QHodayota-f By Hartmut Stegemann with Eileen Schuller, Angela Kim Harkins

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The Performative Reading of the Hodayot: The Arousal of Emotions and the Exegetical Generation of Texts, Angela Kim Harkins

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I Want to Be in That Number: Desire, Inclusivity and the Church, Paul F. Lakeland

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The U.S. Church, the Secular World and the Temptation to "Integrism", Paul F. Lakeland

Submissions from 2010

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Book reviews: “Christmas Critics”, Nancy Dallavalle

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Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life: The Devotio Moderna and the World of the Later Middle Ages, by John Van Engen, Elizabeth A. Dreyer

Submissions from 2009

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Book review: "The Trinity: Retrieving the Western Tradition" by Neil Ormerod, Nancy Dallavalle

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Book review: The Vocation of the Child. Edited by Patrick McKinley Brennan, Nancy Dallavalle

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Book Review: Etty Hillesum and the Flow of Presence: A Voegelinian Analysis, by Meins G.S. Coetsier, Francis T. Hannafey S.J.

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Israel and the Nations: A Mission Theology of the Old Testament, Angela K. Harkins

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Lumen Gentium: The Unfinished Business, Paul F. Lakeland

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Book Review: “Moral Agents and Their Deserts: The Character of Mu‘tazilite Ethics,” by Sophia Vasalou, Martin Nguyen

Submissions from 2008

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The Community Hymns Classification: A Proposal for Further Differentiation, Angela Kim Harkins

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Ecclesiology and Postmodernity: Questions for the Church in Our Time, by Gerard Mannion, Paul F. Lakeland

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Kurze Einleitung in das Studium der Theologie mit Rücksicht auf den wissenschaftlichen Standpunkt und das Katholische System: Tübingen 1819, by Johann Sebastian Drey, John E. Thiel

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The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology, edited by Jerry L. Walls, John E. Thiel

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Time, Judgment, and Competitive Spirituality: A Reading of the Development of the Doctrine of Purgatory, John E. Thiel

Submissions from 2007

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Prophecy and Discernment, by R.W.L. Moberly, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Bradford W. Hinze, Practices of dialogue in the Roman Catholic Church: Aims and obstacles, lessons and laments, Paul F. Lakeland

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Habermas and Theology, by Nicholas Adams, Paul F. Lakeland

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New Religious Movements in the Catholic Church, Paul F. Lakeland

Submissions from 2006

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"Romano, Renee C., Race Mixing: Black-White Marriage in Post-war America (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003)", Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible, edited by Kevin J. Vanhoozer, et al., Angela K. Harkins

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Theological Attitudes Toward the Scriptural Text: Lessons from the Qumran and Syriac Exegetical Traditions, Angela K. Harkins

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Review of The Biblical Canons. Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium, vol. 163 by J.-M. Auwers and H.J. de Jonge, eds., Angela Kim Harkins

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Accountability, Credibility and Authority, Paul F. Lakeland

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For What May We Hope? Thoughts on the Eschatological Imagination, John E. Thiel

Submissions from 2005

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John Paul II: Assessing His Legacy: [Impact on American church], Nancy Dallavalle

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Holiness, by John Webster, Elizabeth A. Dreyer

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Human Rights, Cultural Difference, and the Church in Africa, by Aquiline Tarimo, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Book Review: God and the Embryo: Religious Voices on Stem Cells and Cloning, edited by Brent Waters and Ronald Cole-Turner, Francis T. Hannafey S.J.

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Observations on the Editorial Shaping of the So-called Community Hymns in 1QHa and 4Q427 (4QHa), Angela Kim Harkins

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Review of Walther Zimmerli. The Fiery Throne. The Prophets and Old Testament Theology. Edited by K. C. Hanson., Angela Kim Harkins

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The Analogy of Tradition: Method and Theological Judgment, John E. Thiel

Submissions from 2004

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Book review: "Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints" by Elizabeth A. Johnson, Nancy Dallavalle

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Authority in the Roman Catholic Church: Theory and Practice, edited by Bernard Hoose, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Governance, Accountability, and the Future of the Catholic Church, edited by Francis Oakley and Bruce Russett, Paul F. Lakeland

Submissions from 2003

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Book review: Advents of the Spirit: An Introduction to the Current Study of Pneumatology. Edited by Bradford E. Hinze and D. Lyle Dabney, Nancy Dallavalle

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Spaces for the Sacred: Place, Memory, and Identity, Elizabeth A. Dreyer

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Book Review: A Companion to Genethics, edited by Justine Burley and John Harris, Francis T. Hannafey S.J.

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Authorizing Interpretation in Poetic Compositions in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Later Jewish and Christian Traditions, Angela Kim Harkins

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Author's Response (Review Symposium on the Liberation of the Laity: In Search of an Accountable Church by Paul Lakeland), Paul F. Lakeland

Submissions from 2002

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American Catholics Through the Twentieth-Century: Spirituality, Lay Experience, and Public Life, Elizabeth A. Dreyer

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Powers, Weakness, and the Tabernacling of God, by Marva J. Dawn, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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"Stephen G. Post, More Lasting Unions: Christianity, Family and Society (Religion, Marriage, & Family; Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2000)", Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Reading Mark: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Second Gospel, by Sharyn Echols Dowd, Hugh M. Humphrey

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American Catholics Through the Twentieth Century: Spirituality, Lay Experience, and Public Life, by Claire E. Wolfteich, Paul F. Lakeland

Submissions from 2001

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Journey in Faith and Fidelity: Women Shaping Religious Life for a Renewed Church, edited by Nadine Foley, Elizabeth A. Dreyer

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Ethics as Transformative Love: The Moral World of Etty Hillesum, Francis T. Hannafey S.J.

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Cain and Abel in the Light of Envy: A Study in the History of the Interpretation of Envy in Genesis 4:1-16, Angela Kim Harkins

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Preparing for Marriage: What Pastoral Marital Counselors Should Know About Religious Belief, Psychological Health, and Marital Outcome, Kiernan Sullivan and Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Tradition and Imagination: Revelation and Change, by David Brown, John E. Thiel

Submissions from 2000

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"Herbert Anderson, Don Browning, Ian S. Evison, and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen, eds., The Family Handbook (The Family, Religion and Culture; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1998)", Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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The Disciplined Heart: Love, Destiny and Imagination, by Caroline J. Simon, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Why Christianity Must Change or Die: A Bishop Speaks to Believers in Exile, by John Shelby Spong, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Book Review: Challenging the Modern World: Karol Wojtyla (John Paul II) and the Development of Catholic Social Teaching, by Samuel Gregg, Francis T. Hannafey S.J.

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Signs of Exegetical Techniques in Ephrem’s Homily on Our Lord, Angela Kim Harkins

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Critical Theology and the Challenge of Jürgen Habermas: Toward a Critical Theory of Religious Insight, by Marc P. Lalonde, Paul F. Lakeland

Submissions from 1999

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The Flowering of Mysticism: Men and Women in the New Mysticism (1200-1350), Elizabeth A. Dreyer

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A Christian Ethos for Multicultural Marriage, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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Book Review: Champions of the Poor: The Economic Consequences of Judeo-Christian Values, by Barend A. De Vries, Francis T. Hannafey S.J.

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Power and Prejudice: The Reception of the Gospel of Mark, by Brenda Deen Schildgen, Hugh M. Humphrey

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Process, Praxis and Transcendence, by James L. Marsh, Paul F. Lakeland

Submissions from 1998

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Neither idolatry nor iconoclasm: A critical essentialism for Catholic feminist theology, Nancy Dallavalle

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A Model for Dialogue: Cyprian of Carthage on Ecclesial Discernment, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

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The Disenchantment of the World: A Political History of Religion, by Marcel Gauchet, Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J.

Submissions from 1997

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Book review: After Christianity by Hampson, Daphne, Nancy Dallavalle

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Book review: Fragments of the Spirit: Nature, Violence, and the Renewal of Creation by Wallace, Mark I., Nancy Dallavalle

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Long Ago God Spoke: How Christians May Hear the Old Testament Today, by William L. Holladay, Hugh M. Humphrey

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Divine Empathy: A Theology of God, by Edward Farley, Paul F. Lakeland

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The God of Israel and Christian Theology, by R. Kendall Soulen, John E. Thiel

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The Living God: Schleiermacher's Theological Appropriation of Spinoza, by Julia A. Lamm, John E. Thiel

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The Wisdom of Religious Commitment, by Terrence W. Tilley, John E. Thiel

Submissions from 1996

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Book review: God's Spirit: Transforming a World in Crisis by Geiko Müller-Fahrenhol, Nancy Dallavalle

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The Classical Tibetan Language, by S.V. Beyer, Ronald M. Davidson

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Christopraxis: A Theology of Action, by Edmund Arens, Paul F. Lakeland

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Church Teaching Authority: Historical and Theological Studies, by John P. Boyle, John E. Thiel

Submissions from 1995

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Book review: God the Spirit by Welker, Michael., Nancy Dallavalle

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Winds of the Spirit: A Constructive Christian Theology, by Peter C. Hodgson, Paul F. Lakeland

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Tradition and Authoritative Reasoning: A Nonfoundationalist Perspective, John E. Thiel

Submissions from 1994

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Book review: The One, The Three and the Many: God, Creation and the Culture of Modernity by Gunton, Colin E., Nancy Dallavalle

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Book review: "The Spirit of Life: A Universal Affirmation" by Jürgen Moltmann, Nancy Dallavalle

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Habermas, Modernity and Public Theology, edited by Don S. Browning and Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, Paul F. Lakeland

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Passage to Modernity: An Essay in the Hermeneutics of Nature and Culture, by Louis Dupré, John E. Thiel

Submissions from 1993

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Faithful Persuasion: In Aid of a Rhetoric of Christian Theology, by David S. Cunningham, John E. Thiel

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Schleiermacher und die wissenschaftliche Kultur des Christentums, edited by Günter Meckenstock, John E. Thiel