Vol. 14, No. 1 (June 2015): Current Events, Politics, and Scripture

Editor
Jacob Goodson

Associate Editor
Simeon Zahl

Managing Editor
Ashley Tate

Founding Editor
Peter Ochs

Introduction
Jacob L. Goodson, Southwestern College

Peace and War

A Jewish Perspective on War, Scripture, and Moral Accounting
Geoffrey Claussen, Elon University

Many Roots, One Tree: Dorothy Day, the Mystical Body of Christ, and Peace in Roman Catholicism
Myles Werntz, Palm Beach Atlantic University

Love and Politics

“The Whole Law Consists Only in Loving One’s Neighbor:” Spinoza on What the Bible Commands of All Mortals
Hasana Sharp, McGill University

Interreligious Dialogue in A Secular Age
Mark Ryan, University of Dayton

Reflections on Current Events

City on a Hill…Still?
Jason Byassee, Vancouver School of Theology

Muslim Women against Apartheid: Muslims for Universal Values
Georgina Jardim, University of Pretoria

Must We Mean What We Make?: Freedom and Responsibility in Artistic Practice and Depicting the Prophet
Carole Baker, Duke University

Reflections on Mike Higton and Rachel Muers’s The Text in Play

Play and Particularity: A Response to Higton & Muers
Mark Randall James, University of Virginia

A Reply to Mark James
Mike Higton, Durham University

“What Should I Read to Learn about Scriptural Reasoning?”: An Appreciative Review of Higton’s and Muers’s The Text in Play
Jacob Goodson, Southwestern College

Book Reviews

Review of Robert Eisen’s The Peace and Violence in Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism
Adam Hollowell, Duke University

Review of Tom Greggs’ Theology Against Religion
Barry Harvey, Baylor University

Review of Stanley Hauerwas’ Approaching the End: Eschatological Reflections on Church, Politics, and Life
Phil Kuehnert, King of Glory Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, Virginia

Review of Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought: Studies in Honor of Professor Hossein Modarressi
Faisal al-Alamy, University of British Columbia