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Books and edited volumes

Alfano, Veronica The Lyric in Victorian Memory
Alfano, Veronica
The Lyric in Victorian Memory:  Poetic Remembering and Forgetting from Tennyson to Housman.  Basingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

 

The fullness of time Champion book

Champion, Matthew. The Fullness of Time: Temporalities of the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

 

Champion, Michael Cultural perceptions of Violence

Champion, Michael, and O’Sullivan, Lara, eds. Cultural Perceptions of Violence in the Hellenistic WorldLondon and New York: Routledge, 2017.

Edwards, Denis Christian Understandings of Creation

Edwards, Denis. Christian Understandings of Creation: The Historical Trajectory. Minneapolis MN: Fortress Press, 2017.

 

Eikelboom, Lexi Rhythm - A theological category

Eikelboom, Lexi. Rhythm: A Theological Category. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

 

 

Gador-Whyte, Sarah Theoogy and poetry in Early Byzantium

Gador-Whyte, Sarah. Theology and Poetry in Early Byzantium: the Kontakia of Romanos the Melodist. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Litwa, David Hermetica II

 Litwa, David. Hermetica II: The Excerpts of Stobaeus, Papyrus Fragments, and Ancient Testimonies in an English Translation with Notes and Introductions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

 

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Watson, Francis and Parkhouse, Sarah, eds. Connecting Gospels: Beyond the Canonical/NonCanonical Divide. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018

 


Book chapters

Balthorp-Lewis, Alda. “Thoreau’s Woodchopper, Wordsworth’s Leech-Gatherer, and the Representation of ‘Humble and Rustic Life.’” In Theology and Ecology Across the Disciplines: On Care for Our Common Home, edited by Celia Deane-Drummond and Rebecca Artinian-Kaiser. Bloomsbury: T&T Clark, 2018.

Champion, Matthew.‘Black and White: Dominican Reform and Heretical Inversion in the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries’, in Cornelia Linde (ed.), Making and Breaking the Rules: Discussion, Implementation, and Consequences of Dominican Legislation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, 131–149.

Champion, Matthew. ‘Emotion, Time and Music in Late-Medieval Cambrai’, in Philippa Maddern and Joanne McEwan (eds), Performing Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018, 3–26.

Champion, Michael. ‘Reframing Neoplatonism in Zacharias Scholasticus’ Ammonius’. In L’École de Gaza: Espace littéraire et identité culturelle dans l’Antiquité tardive, edited by Eugenio Amato, Aldo Corcella, and Delphine Lauritzen, 99–116. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 249 / Bibliothèque de Byzantion 13. Leuven, Paris, and Bristol, CT: Peeters, 2017.

Champion, Michael. ‘Translating Dorotheus of Gaza: From Gaza to Humanist Europe’. In Byzantine Culture in Translation, edited by Amelia Brown and Bronwen Neil, 177–191. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2017.

Champion, Michael. ‘“A Pleasure to Gaze on Great Conflicts’: Violence and Epicurean Philosophy’. In Cultural Perceptions of Violence in the Hellenistic World, edited by M.W. Champion and L. O’Sullivan, 157–173. London and New York: Routledge, 2017.

Do, Toan. ‘The Johannine Epistles’. In The Paulist Biblical Commentary, edited by Richard Clifford, Carol J. Dempsey, Thomas Stegman, et al., 1289-1304. Mahwah: Paulist Press, 2018.

Do, Toan. ‘The Johannine Request to ‘Come and See’ and an Ethic of Love’. In Johannine Ethics: The Moral World of the Gospel and Epistles of John, edited by Sherri Brown and Christopher Skinner, 213-232. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2017.

Horner, Robyn. “Jesus and the Woman Caught in Adultery: Phenomenology as Lectio Divina.” Phenomenologies of Scripture, edited by Adam Wells. New York: Fordham University Press, 2017. 114-24.

Eikelboom, Lexi. ‘Rhythmic Eschatology: What Poetry Teaches about the Nature of Time,’ in Game Over, Good or Bad News? Eschatology in Question. Theologische Bibliothek Töpelman series. Berlin: W. de Gruyter, 2017.

Evans, Stephen. “A Philosophical Response to David Brown’s Divine Humanity: Kenosis and the Construction of a Christian Theology,” in Christopher R. Brewer, ed., Christian Theology and the Transformation of Natural Religion: From Incarnation to Sacramentality – Essays for David Brown. (Leuven: Peeters, 2018), pp. 71-79.

Evans, Stephen. “Neuroscience, Spiritual Formation, and Bodily Souls: A Critique of Christian Physicalism,” (with Brandon Rickabaugh, first author) in Christian Physicalism? Philosophical Theological Criticisms, ed. R. Keith Loftin and Joshua R. Farris (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2018), pp. 231-256.

Parkhouse, Sarah. ‘The Bipartite Eschatology of the Gospel of Mary’, in Connecting Gospels: Beyond the Canonical/NonCanonical Divide, eds. Francis Watson and Sarah Parkhouse. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Watson, Francis.  ‘Pauline Reception and the Problem of Docetism’. In Docetism in the Early Church. Verheyden, Joseph Bieringer, Reimund Schröter,Jens & Jäger, Ines Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. 42. 2018.

 


Journal articles

Alfano, Veronica. ‘William Morris and the Uses of Nostalgia: Memory in the Early and Late Poetry’. Victorian Studies 60.2 (Winter 2018): 243-254.

Alfano, Veronica. ‘Technologies of Forgetting: Phonographs, Lyric Voice, and Rossetti’s Woodspurge’. Victorian Poetry 55.2 (Summer 2017): 127-161.

Balthorp-Lewis, Alda. “Prophecy, Ethical Constraints, and Unjust Silence.” Journal of Religious Ethics 46, no. 1 (March 1, 2018): 157–66.

Champion, Michael. ‘Paideia as Humility and Becoming Godlike in Dorotheos of Gaza’, Journal of Early Christian Studies 25.3 (2017): 441–469.

Climenhaga, Nevin. ‘Intuitions Are Used as Evidence in Philosophy’, Mind 127 no.1 (2018): 69-104.

Climenhaga, Nevin. ‘Inference to the Best Explanation Made Incoherent’, Journal of Philosophy 114 no. 5 (2017): 251-273.

Climenhaga, Nevin.  ‘How Explanation Guides Confirmation’, Philosophy of Science 84 no. 2 (2017): 359-368.

Collins, Stephanie. “Filling Collective Duty Gaps.” The Journal of Philosophy, 114.11 (2017): 573–591.

Edsall, Benjamin. ‘Hermogenes the Smith in the Acts of Paul: A Note on the Reception of 2 Timothy’, New Testament Studies 64.1 (2018): 108¬–121.

Edsall, Benjamin. ‘(Not) Baptizing Thecla: Early Interpretive Efforts on 1 Cor 1:17’. Vigiliae Christianae 71.3 (2017): 235–260.

Edsall, Benjamin. ‘Persuasion and Force in 4 Maccabees: Appropriating a Political Dialectic’, Journal for the Study of Judaism 48.1 (2017): 92–112.

Evans, Stephen. “How Reformation Christians Can Be Catholic (Small ‘c’) Christians,” Philosophia Christi (19, 2; 2017), pp. 415-427.

Evans, Stephen. “The Testimony of the Spirit and Moral Knowledge,” pp. 87-107 in The Testimony of the Spirit: New Essays, edited by R. Douglas Geivett and Paul K. Moser (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Horner, Robyn. “Words that Reveal: Jean-Yves Lacoste and the Experience of God.” Continental Philosophy Review 51.2 (2018): 169-92.

Kirchhoffer, David. ‘Human Dignity and Human Enhancement: A Multidimensional Approach’. Bioethics 31, no. 5 (2017): 375-383.

Lockwood, Charles. ‘Kantian Constructivism, Autonomy, and Religious Ethics’. In Religious Ethics and Constructivism: A Metaethical Inquiry, edited by Kevin Jung, 104-127. London: Routledge, 2018.

Newheiser, David. ‘Derrida and the Danger of Religion,’ Journal of the American Academy of Religion 86.1 (2018): 42-61.

Ormerod, Neil. ‘A trajectory from Augustine to Aquinas and Lonergan: Contingent predication and the Trinity’. Irish Theological Quarterly 82, no. 3 (2017): 208-21.

Parkhouse, Sarah.  ‘The Fetishization of Female Exempla: Mary, Thecla, Perpetua and Felicitas’, New Testament Studies 63.4 (2017): 567-587

Parkhouse, Sarah.  ‘Gospel of Matthew 1, 24-2, 6-7, 10-11, 13’, Journal of Coptic Studies 19 (2017): 29-32

Paytas, Tyler. ‘God’s Awful Majesty Before Our Eyes: Kant’s Moral Justification for Divine Hiddenness’, Kantian Review 22.1 (2017): 133-157.

Romano, Claude. “The Flexible Rule of the Hermeneut”, Sophia. International Journal of Philosophy and Tradition, vol. 56, n°3, 2017, p. 393-902.

Romano, Claude. “Osservazioni sulla ‘tavola del nulla’ di Kant”, Consecutio Rerum, n° 2, 2017, p. 89-98.

Romano, Claude.“L’énigme du Selbst dans l’ontologie fondamentale heideggérienne”, Studia Phaenomenologica, XVII, 2017, p. 329-354.

Romano, Claude. “L’impasse des pensées du moi et la nécessité d’un changement de paradigme”, Revue philosophique de Louvain,n°115 (2), 2017, p. 183-212.

Romano, Claude. “Le kaléidoscope de Faulkner”, in F. Spill, G. Préher et M. Liénard-Yeterian, “’The Wagon Moves’ : New Essays on William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying “, Cycnos. Études anglophones, vol. 34, n°2, Paris, L’Harmattan, 2018, p. 53-68.

Runia, David.  ‘Epicurus and the Placita’, in Aëtiana IV: Papers of the Melbourne Colloquium on Ancient Doxography, edited by J. Mansfeld and D.T. Runia, Philosophia Antiqua148. Leiden: Brill, 2018: 377-432.

Runia, David.  (editor with G. E. Sterling), The Studia Philonica Annual 29. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017.

Runia, David.  ‘From Stoicism to Platonism: The Difficult Case of Philo’s De Providentia I,’ in From Stoicism to Platonism: the Development of Philosophy, 100 BCE to 100 CE, edited by Engberg-Pedersen, T.,159–178. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Stanyon, Miranda. ‘The Changes; or plus ça change? Newburgh Hamilton’s Early Writings and the Politics of Handel’s Libretti.’ Journal of the Royal Musical Association 142, no. 2 (2017): 221–255.

Stanyon, Miranda. ‘Sublime Rauschen: Enlightening Sound from Locke to Klopstock.’ Modern Philology 111.4 (2017): 845–71.

White, Devin. Teacher of the Nations: Ancient Educational Traditions and Paul’s Argument in 1 Corinthians 1-4. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 227. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2017.