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Spring 2015

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Maia Kotrosits (Author)
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February 1, 2015
Maia Kotrosits challenges the contemporary notion of "early Christian literature," showing that a number of texts usually so described are not particularly interested? in a distinctive Christian identity. By appealing to trauma studies and diaspora theory and giving careful attention to the dynamics within these texts, she shows that this sample of writings offers complex reckonings with chaotic diasporic conditions and the transgenerational trauma of colonial violence.
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February 1, 2015
Pamela Shellberg shows that Luke's use of the language of "clean" and "unclean" has particular first-century medical connotations that make it especially powerful for expressing his understanding of the universal salvation prophesied by Isaiah and by Jesus.
Patrick Oden (Author)
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February 1, 2015
Throughout the course of his theological career, Moltmann has been interested in the ecclesial and societal consequences of systematic theology and what each doctrine means for our life in this world. This book explores these concerns in Moltmann?s major texts and highlighs themes relevant for a transformative ecclesiology.
Janice McRandal (Author)
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February 1, 2015

McRandal argues that the doctrinal narrative of creation, fall, and redemption provides resources to resolve the theological impasse of difference in contemporary feminist theology.

Michael J. Kok (Author)
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February 1, 2015

Michael J. Kok surveys the second-century reception of Mark, from Papias of Hierapolis to Clement of Alexandria, and finds that the patristic writers were hesitant to embrace Mark because they perceived it to be too easily adapted to rival Christian factions. Kok describes the story of Mark's Petrine origins as a second-century move to assert ownership of the Gospel on the part of the emerging Orthodox Church.

Mark A. Jason (Author)
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February 1, 2015

Mark A. Jason offers a detailed investigation of the place of repentance in the Dead Sea Scrolls, addressing a significant lacuna in Qumran scholarship. Jason establishes the importance of repentance as a fundamental way of structuring and describing religious experience within the Qumran community, lacuna, Pseudepigrapha, daily life in ancient Judea

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February 1, 2015

Gandolfo constructs a theological anthropology that begins with the condition of human vulnerability as a site to answer why human beings experience and inflict terrible suffering. This volume argues that vulnerability is a dimension of human existence that causes us great anxiety, which forms the basis for violence but also affords the possibility of human openness to the redemptive work of divine love.

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