recent alumni/ae publications

Rev. Dr. Neal F. Fisher Publishes “Introduction to Christian Faith: A Deeper Way of Seeing”

By mattbl
September 25th, 2017 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

Rev. Dr. Neal F. Fisher (STH '60, GRS '66) has published a new work entitled Introduction to Christian Faith: A Deeper Way of Seeing. Focusing on the abiding love of God, Rev. Dr. Fisher carries his readers into a deep exploration of what is real, what matters, and what is... More

Dr. Herman O. Kelly, Jr. (’83) edited “Black Rhetorical Traditions in The Civil Rights Movement”

By Jaclyn K Jones
August 28th, 2017 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

Dr. Herman O. Kelly, Jr. ('83) edited a new work edited "Black Rhetorical Traditions in The Civil Rights Movement." Dr. Kelly is the Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge, La. and adjunct faculty at Louisiana State University in the African and African American Studies Program and... More

Kristin Swenson (STH’93, GRS’01), new publication, God of Earth: Discovering a Radically Ecological Christianity

By yaragj
July 6th, 2017 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

"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’s (STH’73, GRS’79) new publication, Consolidating Colleges and Merging Universities

By yaragj
July 6th, 2017 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

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

By yaragj
June 5th, 2017 in Alumni/ae Publications.

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

David B. Seaburn (STH ’75) publishes novel Parrot Talk

By yaragj
May 23rd, 2017 in Alumni/ae Publications, Uncategorized.

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

David Weekley (STH’82, STH ’16)

By bbrawner
May 18th, 2017 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Congratulations to David Weekley for their newest book, Retreating Forward: A Spiritual Practice with Transgender Persons!

Charlene Marie Laure Vincent (STH’11) Publishes Spiritual Autobiography

By Jaclyn K Jones
March 31st, 2017 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

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

By Jaclyn K Jones
March 1st, 2017 in Alumni/ae Publications.

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

Lyle Lieder (STH’47) publishes My Life Behind the Wheel

By Jaclyn K Jones
January 11th, 2017 in Alumni/ae Publications.

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