Alumni/ae Publications

Evangelical Interpretation after Auschwitz: Planting Seeds for Responsible Deeds by Dr. Robert Bleakney (STH ’92)

Dr. Robert Bleakney (STH ’92) notes that his new book, Evangelical Interpretation after Auschwitz: Planting Seeds for Responsible Deeds was “influenced by both Methodist theology and my studies at BU STH under Professor Elie Wiesel.” Evangelical Interpretation after Auschwitz challenges Bible interpreters to apply a biblical ethic of social responsibility by hearing the questions of […]

“Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity,” by author and alumnus Dr. John J. Thatamanil (STH ’91)

Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity Dr. John J. Thatamanil, two-time alumnus of Boston University (STH ’91, GRS ’00) is currently  Associate Professor of Theology and World Religions at Union Theological Seminary in New York. Union’s faculty biography states that “Dr. Thatamanil teaches a wide variety of courses in the areas of […]

“The Amazing Self,” authored by Rev. Thomas J. Savage (STH’64)

Creating Life Before Death: Discover Your Amazing Self “Have you ever wondered whether you were somehow missing out on life’s possibilities? Creating Life Before Death answers that question. It gives us a bridge over the troubled waters of a pandemic, economic disaster, climate change, and nuclear catastrophe. That bridge can enable every single one of us to […]

Alumnus Stephen Finlan (STH ’13) Authors “Salvation Not Purchased: Overcoming the Ransom Idea to Rediscover the Original Gospel Teaching”

Alumnus Stephen Finlan has authored the book Salvation Not Purchased: Overcoming the Ransom Idea to Rediscover the Original Gospel Teaching, which was released by Cascade Books in June, 2020. Dr. Finlan notes his book “takes on the common idea that salvation was ‘purchased by the blood.’ Previous to this work, while teaching at Fordham University and elsewhere, […]

Faithful Witness in a Fractured World: Models for an Authentic Christian Life by Nicole L. Johnson (STH ’07)

Nicole L. Johnson, Professor of Religious Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of the Peacebuilding & Social Justice Program at University of Mount Union in Alliance, OH has recently co-authored a book entitled Faithful Witness in a Fractured World: Models for an Authentic Christian Life. Dr. Johnson graduated with her Doctor of Theology degree from BU […]