recent alumni/ae publications

Sing of Mary: Giving Voice to Marian Theology and Devotion by Stephanie Budwey (STH ’04, STH ’12)

By Jaclyn K Jones
January 14th, 2016 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Throughout the history of Christianity, Mary has been a beacon of hope to many who look to her. While Christians have always prayed to Mary, they have also sung to her in times of joy and sorrow. Sing of Mary analyzes Marian hymnody throughout Christianity—and particularly in the Roman Catholic... More

The Creator’s Symphony: African Christianity, the Plight of Earth and the Poor by John Kapya Kaoma (STH ’10)

By Jaclyn K Jones
November 18th, 2015 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Much is being made of African Christianity’s explosive growth but the phenomenon will be short lived if the continent does not address the mounting life-threatening ecological crisis. Fortunately, as this book argues, African Christianity can help arrest and ameliorate effects of the ecological crises on the continent and the poor. More

William E. Alberts (GRS ’61, STH ’61) published The Counterpunching Minister

By Jaclyn K Jones
August 18th, 2015 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

From Amazon: The Counterpunching Minister (who couldn’t be “preyed” away) is a collection of 64 Counterpunch articles, calling for religious leaders to regain their prophetic role of confronting political power and wealth with reality and moral truth, rather than serving as chaplains of the status quo and providing the Invocations... More

Dr. Stephan Finlan (STH ’13) has published Bullying in the Churches, by Wipf and Stock

By Jaclyn K Jones
June 16th, 2015 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

Richard A. Hughes (GRS ’70, STH ’66) “Genes, Destiny, and the Cain Complex”

By Jaclyn K Jones
October 9th, 2014 in Alumni/ae Publications.

 Richard A. Hughes (GRS '70, STH '66) announces the publication of Genes, Destiny, and the Cain Complex.  Translated by Mikhail Melnikov and Maria Fomel.  Izhevsk, Russia:  Ergo Publishing Company, 2014.  Paperback, 201 pages with an extensive bibliography and index.  The 13 chapters are translations of essays previously published in Spain, Sweden, More

Rev. Burton Carley (STH ’74) “Not for Ourselves Alone”

By Jaclyn K Jones
October 9th, 2014 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Reverend Burton Carley (STH '74) announces the book: Not for Ourselves Alone: Theological Essays on Relationship edited by Burton D. Carly and Laurel Hallman. Copyright 2014 by the Unitarian Universalist Association.  These twelve essays from Unitarian Universalist leaders emerge as part of a movement in the faith from focusing on individual... More

Jeff Stackert (STH 2000) “A Prophet Like Moses: Prophecy, Law, and Israelite Religion”

By Jaclyn K Jones
July 15th, 2014 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Jeffrey Stackert (MTS, STH '00) addresses two of the oldest and most persistent problems in biblical studies: the relationship between prophecy and law in the Hebrew Bible and the utility of the Documentary Hypothesis for understanding Israelite religion. These topics have in many ways dominated pentateuchal studies and the investigation of... More

Reverend William Moore (STH ’61) and Dr. Jane Moore (GRS ’61, GRS ’66) “Collaborators for Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy”

By Jaclyn K Jones
July 15th, 2014 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Collaborators for Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy Few expected politician Abraham Lincoln and Congregational minister Owen Lovejoy to be friends when they met in 1854. One was a cautious lawyer who deplored abolitionists' flouting of the law, the other an outspoken antislavery activist who captained a stop on the Underground... More

David C. Weiss (STH ’72, GRS ’80)

By Jaclyn K Jones
June 3rd, 2014 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Westbrook, Maine author, David C. Weiss (STH '72, GRS '80), announces the release of his poetry collection, A Heart on Fire, Poems from the Flames, published by Maine Authors Publishing. This collection of poems draws from Weiss’s near-death experiences as a young boy. In his adult life, Weiss has come to... More

Rev. Dr. Barbara Thorington Green (STH ’99); “Calling God She?”

By Christopher Broadwell
February 20th, 2014 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Rev. Dr. Barbara Thorington Green (STH '99) has had her book published, "Calling God She? Reflections and Insights of a Great-Grandmother, Retired Clergywoman, and Doctor of Theology" and it is available for purchase on Amazon!  Check it out! http://www.amazon.co.uk/Calling-God-She-Reflections-great-grandmother/dp/1495365891/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1392834184&sr=1-1&keywords=barbara+thorington+green