Quakers, Creation Care, & Sustainability

I'm excited to be co-editing volume 6 of the Friends Association for Higher Education's Quakers & the Disciplines Series, Quakers, Creation Care, & Sustainability, with Stephen Potthoff (Wilmington College). If you're interested in contributing, or if you know others who might be, feel free to view and share the call for papers. The deadline for …

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Book review published: Good Food

I recently reviewed a book called Good Food: Grounded Practical Theologyy by Jennifer Ayres (Baylor University Press, 2013) for the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, & Culture. You can see the review here. While I was a bit critical of the book for the review, I did actually like it. What I didn't like …

Book reviews: Discerning Critical Hope; Listening to Teach

A couple book reviews I wrote went live last week on the Wabash Center for Teaching & Learning in Theology & Religion's Reflective Teaching site. One reviewed Discerning Critical Hope in Educational Practices (eds. Vivienne Bozalek, Brenda Leibowitz, Ronelle Carolissen, and Megan Boler), and the other reviewed Listening to Teach: Beyond Didactic Pedagogy (ed. Leonard J. Waks). Both were excellent books! …

Re-storying and re-membering at the Christian Feminism Today Conference

Last week I had the opportunity to present a paper at the Christian Feminism Today conference in Indianapolis, IN. This was my first time at this gathering, which has been meeting every other year since the 1970s. I found the community welcoming and so supportive of a newbie to the group! The group included many …

“Climatologists, Theologians, & Prophets: Toward an Ecotheology of Critical Hope” published in Cross Currents

My article, "Climatologists, Theologians, & Prophets: Toward an Ecotheology of Critical Hope," was published in the peer-reviewed journal Cross Currents and appeared online today. I am excited to share my work with interested readers. According to the copyright policy, I cannot post the PDF here, but I can send it to you if you request it, …

Book Review in Quaker Life of C. Wess Daniels’ “A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture”

My book review of C. Wess Daniels' book, A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture, appeared in the March/April issue of Friends United Meeting's Quaker Life Magazine. I recommend this book for Friends/Quakers, and also for people from other denominations who are looking for a framework for figuring out what it …