Summer/Autumn 2010 (Vol. 38 Nos. 3 & 4)

Summer/Autumn 2010

Perspective:
Lessons in Learning by Kathryn Dodgson

Dialogue:
Constitutionally Sound, Educationally Innovative by Diane L. Moore
The American Academy of Religion establishes content and skill guidelines to help public school educators teach about religion appropriately.
Morality Begins at the Top by J. C. Cleary
We can learn from Confucian perspectives on morality and leadership.
The Trivialization of Compassion by Bradley Shingleton
Compassion is being made trivial as it becomes overused as a word.
Companion Theodicy by Mark S. M. Scott
Sometimes it is better to be actively silent in situations of profound suffering.

Featured:
The Philosopher Who Would Not Be King by Michael D. Jackson
The philosophy and life of the "disarmingly vulnerable" Richard Rorty reveals a man who wanted to be of use in the world.
Immaterial Witness by Madeleine Avirov
A painter discovers that spirituality can be found in what is sensed rather than in what is seen.
The Dialogue of Socialism by Dan McKanan
Nineteenth-century Protestant utopian communities and radical political organizations provided a venue for early interfaith dialogue.
Missing Scenes by Mark D. Jordan
Representations of instruction are absent from the work of contemporary Christian ethicists, leading to destructive consequences for Christian communities.

In Review:
Reading St. Therese by Stephanie Paulsell
Appreciating St. Therese's "little way" of striving for holiness.
Outstretched Arms as Liturgy by Susan Abraham
Susan R. Holman's God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty.
Reflecting on a Rabbi's Legacy by Sharon Goldman
Elie Wiesel's Rashi: A Portrait.

Poetry:
Two Poems by Kate Farrell
Lord of Having by Christian Wiman

See also: Past Issue