Autumn 2006 (Vol. 34, No. 3)

Autumn 2006

Perspective:
Knowing and Unknowing by Will Joyner

Dialogue:
Rehabilitation or Forced Conversion? by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan
Are faith-based initiatives in American prisons rehabilitation or forced conversion?
An Ecumenical 'Aggiornamento'? by Rodney L. Petersen
A time of transformation for the World Council of Churches.
Living Lovingly amid Fear by Margaret Miles
In an age of constant danger, we must refuse to live in fear.
Testifying across the Blogosphere by John D. Spalding
A religion journalist in the blogosphere.

Featured:
Behind the Intellectual Lines by Ronald F. Thiemann
The political atmosphere in Iran is making it increasingly difficult for the country's scholars to balance their piety and their academic work. An American visitors reports.
Private Belief, Public Scholarship by Mark U. Edwards, Jr.
It's time for American academics to speak openly about their own religious commitment.
God Needs No Passport by Peggy Levitt
Do immigrants feel they belong to a new country, to a religious community that ties them to their homeland, to both? The boundaries are more difficult to define.
Theology of Fields by Reginald Gibbons
In memory, the landscapes we explored as children are the holiest places we knew.
Darwin and God: Then and Now by John Hedley Brooke
For the naturalist himself, there were no simple answers, and he never pretended that there were.

In Review:
Us vs. Them vs. Us by Ann D. Braude
Ann Coulter's Godless and Madeleine Albright's The Mighty and the Almighty
Green Religion Needs to Get Greener by David G. Hallman
A Greener Faith by Roger S. Gottleib
Conduct Unbecoming, and Much Worse by Iain MacLean
Harry S. Stout's Upon the Altar of the Nation
'Mercy within Mercy within Mercy' by James Martin, S.J.
Pierre de Calan
Cross Purposes by Matthew M. Boulton
Riding the Seesaw of Faith and Reason by Will Joyner

Poetry:
Three Poems by Mary Oliver
Three Poems by Ko Un
Genesis Suite by Kim Garcia
Befana by David Yezzi

See also: Past Issue