Authorial Intentions

Interviews with Divinity / GDR Faculty About Recent or Forthcoming Publications

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Lenn Goodman

New! Lenn Goodman talks about his book Coming to Mind: The Soul and Its Body , co-authored by D. Gregory Caramenico
  Recorded September 19, 2014
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Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman

Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman talks about his book The Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt
  Recorded April 4, 2014
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Lenn Goodman

New! Lenn Goodman talks about his book Religious Pluralism and Values in the Public Sphere
  Recorded March 6, 2014
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Jack Sasson

Jack Sasson talks about his book Judges 1-12: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
  Recorded October 21, 2013
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William Franke

William Franke talks about his book A Philosophy of the Unsayable
  Recorded July 17, 2013
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Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman

Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman talks about A Jew's Best Friend?: The Image of the Dog throughout Jewish History (which he co-edited with Rakefet Zalashik)
  Recorded June 13, 2013
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Sandra Barnes

Sandra Barnes talks about her book Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology
  Recorded February 6, 2013
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Paul Lim

Paul Lim talks about his book Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England
  Recorded October 19, 2012
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Bruce Morrill

Bruce Morrill talks about his book Encountering Christ in the Eucharist: The Paschal Mystery in People, Word, and Sacrament
  Recorded September 14, 2012
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Diane Sasson

Diane Sasson talks about her book Yearning for the New Age: Laura Holloway-Langford and Late Victorian Spirituality
  Recorded July 20, 2012
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William Franke

William Franke talks about his book Dante and the Sense of Transgression: "The Trespass of the Sign"
  Recorded April 20, 2012
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Bonnie Miller-McLemore

Bonnie Miller-McLemore talks about the book The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology (which she edited and to which she contributed the introduction)
  Recorded April 19, 2012
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Melissa Snarr

Melissa Snarr talks about her book All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement
  Recorded January 27, 2012
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John McClure

John McClure talks about his book Mashup Religion: Pop Music and Theological Invention
  Recorded January 19, 2012
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Daniel Patte

Daniel Patte talks about the book Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity (which he edited and to which he contributed articles)
  Recorded July 27, 2011
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Robin Jensen

Robin Jensen talks about her book Living Water: Images, Symbols, and Settings of Early Christian Baptism
  Recorded May 6, 2011
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William Franke

William Franke talks about his forthcoming book The Revelation of Imagination: From the Bible and Homer through Virgil and Augustine to Dante
  Recorded December 2, 2010
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Lenn Goodman Richard McGregor

Lenn Goodman and Richard McGregor talk about their book The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn
  Recorded October 26, 2010
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Shaul Kelner

Shaul Kelner talks about his book Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright Tourism
  Recorded August 13, 2010
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Dennis Dickerson

Dennis Dickerson talks about his books African Methodism and Its Wesleyan Heritage: Reflections on AME Church History and African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago
  Recorded July 21, 2010
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Lenn Goodman

Lenn Goodman talks about his book Creation and Evolution
  Recorded June 14, 2010
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Douglas Knight

Douglas Knight talks about his book Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel
  Recorded May 6, 2010
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