Leslie Jamison’s The Empahy Exams: Essays. By Sejal H. Patel
In the Company of the Poor: Conversations with Dr. Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, edited by Michael Griffin and Jennie Weiss Block. By Harvey Cox
Examining the relationship between desire and transformation in two disparate works: Girls and Sarah Coakley’s God, Sexuality and the Self: An Essay “On the Trinity.” By Peter Boumgarden
In this issue, there is not a sense of “landing” on certainties, but more a feeling of “dreaming” (in all its connotations). By Wendy McDowell
Excerpts from a 2004 Q&A with François Bovon, in which he discusses his research interests and his books Studies in Early Christianity and Les Derniers Jours de Jesus.
Recovering the permanent Jewishness—not just of “Jesus,” but also of “Christ”—defines the essential work that Christians must do after Auschwitz. By James Carroll
“Outside the Monastery” and “The Mummies” by Anthony Opal
Reflecting on Julia Budenz’s life and life’s work, a single 2,200-page poem, The Gardens of Flora Baum. By Marion Torchia
Emily Dickinson’s sense of her own “slow idolatry” helps this poet/pastor struggle with some vocational conundrums. By Nate Klug
Art, religion, ritual, dance, and song are not different phenomena, but moments in an existential struggle to act vicariously upon the world—bringing it into being. By Michael Jackson
Any work toward racial reconciliation and healing must start with facing up to the evils of our past. By Melissa Bartholomew
“Prognosis” and “One” by Mary Peelen
Our vocational lives tend to be complex, unpredictable searches for meaning on many levels, from the quotidian to the transcendent. By Nancy J. Nordenson
Psychiatrists are often blind to the many ways that faith communities can contribute toward soothing the emotional suffering of the depressed. By Dan G. Blazer
For Bill Cain, Jesuit playwright, writing is his priestly calling. By Robert Israel
Featured Devotion in the Study of Religion Illustration by Gracia Lam Vocation Summer/Autumn 2014...
After a year at a women’s monastery, the author reflects on Eastern Orthodox Christianity less as a religion and more as a therapeutic treatment to move closer to God. By Amelia Perkins
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