Gabriele Boccaccini is
Professor of Second Temple Judaism and Early Rabbinic Literature at
the University of Michigan. He is author of several articles and
books on early Judaism and Christian origins.
Crystal Downing, Associate Professor of English and Film Studies, is recipient of the Dr. Robert and Marilyn Smith Outstanding Teaching Award at Messiah College. She has published widely on Bakhtin, who takes a prominent role in her forthcoming book, Writing Performances: The Stages of Dorothy L. Sayers.
J. Harold Ellens is
currently in research on the Son of Man in the Fourth Gospel at the
University of Michigan. Forthcoming is his four-volume series on The
Destructive Power of Religion, Violence in Judaism, Christianity,
and Islam (September 2003), and his
two-volume series God’s Word for
Douglas John Hall is regarded as one of North America’s preeminent theologians. He is a professor emeritus of Christian Theology at McGill University in Montreal. His most recent book, The Cross and Our Context: Jesus and the Suffering World, August 2003, was first developed as lectures at Trinity during the 2002 winter quarter, when Hall was on campus as distinguished professor in residence.
Katharine Rhodes Henderson is currently the Executive Vice President of Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City with primary responsibility for fundraising and day-to-day operations. She develops and directs program initiatives, including multifaith programs of particular interest to women.
Timothy A. McElwee is Plowshares Associate Professor of Peace Studies at Manchester College, North Manchester, IN. He holds a Ph.D. (political science) from Purdue University and an M.Div. (peace studies) from Bethany Theological Seminary. Prior to assuming his current position, he served for five years as director of the Church of the Brethren Washington Office in Washington, DC.
Casey McGlynn (cover artist) was born in Canada in 1970, where he still lives today. McGlynn’s work is often based on his personal life “where the workings of ones psyche are laid down in an honest and direct manner.” McGlynn has had fifteen solo exhibitions in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. His work has been heralded by critics around the world and has been included in many public and private collections.
Jack Miles is presently Senior Advisor to the President of the J. Paul Getty Trust. He is the author of God, A Biography (1995) and Christ, A Crisis in the Life of God. (2001). He has written for numerous publications including The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe .
Dorothy Yoder Nyce has
written/edited numerous articles and ten books including Rooted
and Branching: Women Worldwide, Jesus’
Clear Call to Justice, and Dialogues
to Foster Interreligious Understanding .
She recently received a grant (Lilly funded, 2001) to plan
ecumenical events and create related resources.
Jeffrey W. Robbins is Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Lebanon Valley College and Associate Editor for the online Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory . He is the author of two books, Between Faith and Thought: An Essay on the Ontotheological Condition (2003), and the forthcoming In Search of a Non-Dogmatic Theology, from which this present essay is drawn.
Wayne G. Rollins is Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies at Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Adjunct Professor of Scripture at Hartford Seminary, Hartford, Connecticut. He is the founder and chair (1990–2000) of the Society of Biblical Literature Section on Psychology and Biblical Studies. His writings include The Gospels: Portraits of Christ (1964), Jung and the Bible (1983), and Soul and Psyche, The Bible in Psychological Perspective (1999).
Alan F. Segal’s
studies include English literature, psychology, anthropology,
comparative religion, Judaica, Christian origins and Rabbinics. His
publications include Two Powers in
Heaven (Brill), Deus
Ex Machina: Computers in the Humanities (Penn),
Rebecca’s Children: Judaism and
Christianity in the Roman World (Harvard
University Press), The Other
Judaisms of Late Antiquity (Scholars
Press) for the Brown University Judaica Series and Paul
the Convert: The Apostasy and Apostolate of Saul of Tarsus.
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