recent alumni/ae publications
Kristin Swenson (STH’93, GRS’01), new publication, God of Earth: Discovering a Radically Ecological Christianity
"Kristin Swenson (STH'93, GRS'01), of Charlottesville, Va., published God of Earth: Discovering a Radically Ecological Christianity (Westminster John Knox Press, 2016). She writes that it "is a work of creative nonfiction in which I track, through the church year, the question of what happens if we imagine the Jesus of... More
James Martin (STH'73, GRS'79) of Jamaica Plain, Mass., published Consolidating Colleges and Merging Universities (John Hopkins University Press, 2017). “This class note first appeared in Bostonia Summer 2017.”
Mary Scifres (STH ’91), publishes The Gospel According to the Beauty and the Beast: A story of transformation
From Amazon: The story of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, like the gospel stories of Jesus’ life, contains tools of transformation. In the pages of The Gospel According to Beauty and the Beast, Mary Scifres illuminates the teachings of Jesus in light of the lessons that Belle, Beast, and their many... More
From Amazon: Lucas and Grinder are more than a little surprised and confused to hear that their mother, Millie, who they haven’t heard from in over thirty years, has died. Now her best friend wants them to come to Pittsburgh to take care of their mother’s effects, chief among them... More
Congratulations to David Weekley for their newest book, Retreating Forward: A Spiritual Practice with Transgender Persons!
From the Balboa Press website: They say ‘Life is a journey,' but how many of us take the time to pay attention to the sites? Sometimes the best invitation to discover one's own path is to slip into the mystery of another's. Marie Laure's Chances Are . . . offers readers... More
Jan Dale (STH’66) publishes One Giant Psychological Leap for Humankind: A Future of Healthy Kids, Healthy Adults, Healthy Religions, and Healthy Countries
Jan Dale got his STB at BUST in 1966 and a PhD in Psychology and Religion under Homer Jernigan in 1972. One Giant Psychological Leap for Humankind: A Future of Healthy Kids, Healthy Adults, Healthy Religions, and Healthy Countries argues that we need psychological skill training in religious organizations and other... More
Rev. Dr. Lieder explores his antique car hobby in this book. From the book jacket: "Throughout his more than 90 years, antique and classic cars have been of major interest. In that time, Dr. Lieder not only acquired an impressive array of special cars but was instrumental in the founding... More
Check out the latest book by STH alumnus, Richard Soulen: Defining Jesus: The Earthly, the Biblical, the Historical, and the Real Jesus, and How Not to Confuse Them. Read more about the book. "Soulen's defining of Jesus is critical, profoundly clear, and faithful. Judiciously distinguishing between the earthly Jesus, the biblical... More
Read the latest blog post from David Seaburn (STH'75), titled "When an Infant Dies" on Psychology Today. Click here to read.