Published Issues


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Glossolalia - Volume 6, Number 2, Spring 2014

Love's Mysterious Country: Sex, Secrecy, and Sacrament in James Baldwin's Another Country
by Nicole Benevenia, Yale Divinity School

Virtue Ethics and the Moral Damage of Systemic Sin in Stanley Hauerwas's Authoritative Ecclesiology
by Carl Friesen, Yale Divinity School

Remembering Dialogue: Place and Memory at the Catholic Worker
by Lewis West, Harvard Divinity School

Virginia Woolf's Creative Devotion: Mapping a Process-Relational Spirituality of Narrativity
by Katelynn Carver, Harvard Divinity School

Christian Ethics and the Challenge of Ethical Constructivism
by Xavier Montecel, Harvard Divinity School

Towards an Architecture of the Sacred: Reconsidering Ronchamp in a Feminist Context
by Katharine Howe Toledano, Yale Divinity School


Glossolalia - Volume 6, Number 1, Fall 2013

Patristic Metaphysics: Is the Divine Essence for John Damascene and Augustine of Hippo an Ontological Universal?
by Scott Fennema, Yale Divinity School

Tracing Montaigne: The Evolution and Convolution of an Essayist
by Matthew Creighton, University of Chicago Divinity School

Holy Risk: Old Cambridge Baptist Church and the Sanctuary Movement
by Michael Casey W. Woolf, Harvard Divinity School

The Fruits of Conversion: Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Final Contributions to the Women's Rights Movement
by Anna Fett, Harvard Divinity School


Glossolalia - Volume 5, Number 2, Spring 2013

Re-imagining the “Erotics of Redemption”
by L. Patrick Burrows, Yale Divinity School

Kant’s Ethical Community: Social Contract, Eschatology, and the Role of God
by Justin R. Hawkins, Yale Divinity School

Will the Real Mrs. Murphy Please Stand Up? Or, Will Someone Stand up for the Real Mrs. Murph(ies)?: On the Importance of Acknowledging and Welcoming “Outsiders” in Liturgical Theology
by Kate Stratton, Yale Divinity School

The Mystic Surrender to the Other—Hosting With/In A Self Undone: Modes of Hospitality in the Mysticisms of Angela Di Foligno and Georges Bataille
by Atticus Zavaletta, Union Theological Seminary


Glossolalia - Volume 5, Number 1, Fall 2012

"Gendering" the Book of Ruth: Performative Subversions
by Andrew Webber, Yale Divinity School

What is the Sound of One Hand Clapping? The Complexity and Embeddness of Biblical Pneumatology in Consideration of a Theology of Interreligious Dialogue
by Travis Myers, Boston University School of Theology

Breaking the Silence: A Protestant Portrayal of Mary
by Donna Giver-Johnston, Vanderbilt University

The Copts in Post-Awakening Egypt
by Justin R. Hawkins, Yale Divinity School

Identifying Liberation for the Chronically Homeless and Mentally Ill
by Jon Kara Shields, Yale Divinity School

New Canaanites: Native Americans and Equality in America
by Wendy Webber, Yale Divinity School


Glossolalia - Volume 4, Number 2, Spring 2012

Wholeness and the Holy Land: On Buber's Insistence That Zionists Ought to Turn to Hasidism and Not Herzl
by Sam Berrin Shonkoff, University of Chicago Divinity School

"Noble Sweat": Paideia in the Gymnasium and the Torture Chamber of 4 Maccabees
by Desirae Sweet, Yale Divinity School

"The Aim of Your Labours": Educational Philosophy and the Role of Religion in David Walker's Appeal
by Jeremy Godwin, Yale Divinity School

Maimonides Between Falsafah and Mutakallimun: Cosmogony in the Guide for the Perplexed
by Aydogan Kars, Vanderbilt University

A Foucauldian Reading of Marsilio Ficino's Platonic Theology
by Bradley A. Abromaitis, Yale Divinity School

American Religion, Race, and the "Cultural Turn": A Review of Grace Hale's A Nation of Outsiders and Jarod Roll's Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South
by Kurt F. Karandy, II, Yale Divinity School


Glossolalia - Volume 4, Number 1, Fall 2011

Self-Contradictions: How Discordances between Genesis 1 and 2 Resonate for Contemporary Jewish Exegetes
by Sam Berrin Shonkoff, University of Chicago Divinity School

Sacral Dimensions of Life Drawing in Merleau-Ponty and Nicolaides
by Yuliya Tsutserova, University of Chicago Divinity School

Stricter than Scripture: The Halakhic Relationship of 4QMMT and the Temple Scroll
by Brett Maiden, Yale Divinity School

Toward an Evangelical Theology of Dialogue
by Sara Williams Staley, Yale Divinity School

Early Modern Comparative Exegesis of Romans 6: Does Baptism Signify Conversion?
by Bradley A. Abromaitis, Yale Divinity School

Martin & Malcolm & Manhood: Masculinity, Nonviolence, and Success in the Civil Rights Movement
by Jesse Zink, Yale Divinity School

A Tangled Transition: Female Autonomy and Joseph F. Smith's Second Manifesto
by Sarah Thornton, Vanderbilt Divinity School

Writing in the Margins: Canonization and the Ordering of Charisma
by Jared Halverson, Vanderbilt Divinity School

The Ordination of Antoinette Brown: The Transformation of 'Decency and Order' from Barrier to Bridge
by Donna Giver Johnston, Vanderbilt Divinity School


Glossolalia - Volume 3, Number 2, Spring 2011

Structure, Repetition, and the Characterization of Levites in Judges 17-21
by Amanda M. Davis, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Gender and the Question of Belief
by Dorothy Chappell Dean, Vanderbilt University Graduate Department of Religion

Child Abuse and the Role of the Church
by Rosalind Gnatt, Union Theological Seminary

Tactic In Between Time and Space in Ecclesiastes 3:1-15
by Menghun Goh, Vanderbilt Divinity School

Fire on the Frontier: Barton Warren Stone and the Great Revival of 1801
by Marshall Jolly, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Mapping Sarah's Landscape: פתח as Social Space, Gendered Space, and Sacred Space in Genesis 18.1-16
by G. Tony Keddie, Yale Divinity School

Contexts and Prospects for America as a City upon a Hill
by Frank E. Lilley, Jr., Vanderbilt Divinity School

Does Free Exercise Mean Free Church? Examining the Constitutionality and Application of Virginia Code 57-9
by Chris McCain, Vanderbilt Divinity School

The Vassal's Lament: The Vocation of Humankind in the Adamic Myth and the Fall to Authoritarianism in its Reception History
by Alan McGill, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Secularism at Any Cost: Christians in the Palestine Liberation Organization
by Josh Mugler, Harvard Divinity School

Crisis in Chaos: Interpreting Jeremiah's Form through the Lens of Arabic Exilic Literature
by Daphne Elizabeth Muller, Yale Divinity School

Rahab and Pocahontas: "Heroines" of Assimilation
by Whitney Pierce, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Missional Media: Gender and Power in Seattle's Mars Hill Church
by Kimberly Pendleton Schisler, Yale Divinity School

The Time to Confront a Capitalist Culture
by Timothy Sommer, Yale Divinity School

Many Resolutions, No Solutions: Viewing the Johannine Betrayal through a Deconstructivist Lens
by Kate Stratton, Yale Divinity School

The Last Words Between Augustine and Julian of Eclanum on Infant Baptism
by Starr Tomczak, Union Theological Seminary

Paul of Tarsus (CEO)
by Gerhard Venter, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Humankind and God: Religion and Experience in Ludwig Feuerbach
by Brandon J. White, Candler School of Theology, Emory University


Glossolalia - Volume 3, Number 1, Fall 2010

A Witness to Difference: Brueggemann, Postliberals, and Postmodernism
by Chris Corbin

Isaiah 33: A Paradigm of Hope in Times of Israelite Crisis
by Marshall Cunningham

Engaging with Suffering in Historical Reality: Ellacuria's Method in Christology
by Joseph Drexler-Dreis

A Historical Pilgrimage in the Pardes of Perception: Making Sense from Senses in the Song of Songs
by Ashleigh Elser

Clothing Christ Anew: Christianity, Mission, and the Kongolese Response, 1485-1710
by Stephen Lloyd

Re-framing the Free-Will Debate: An Epistemological Perspective
by Alex Marshall

Jacob's Hip: An Anatomical Inquirey into Genesis Chapter 32
by Kathryn Pocalyco

"The One Outside the Sanctuary:" Christology as Grounds for Exclusion in the Three Epistles of Ignatius of Antioch
by Joshua Rodriguez

Micah 6:1-8 Promoting A Balance of Social Justice and the Sacrificial Cult
by Shannon Santangelo


Glossolalia - Volume 2, Number 2, Spring 2010

Nature as Neighbor: Whether and How to Love the Created Order
by Willa Lengyel

A Catholic Response to Factory Farming
by Andrew Kuzma

Can a Fraternity be a Christian Community?
by Christopher Corbin

A Christian Cosmos: A Methodology for the Interaction between Religion and Science
by Willa Lengyel

"We Know in Part and We Prophesy in Part": Epistemological Humility in Gregory of Nazianzus' Doctrine of God
by Jesse Zink

Notable Nazarenes: A Comparative Analysis of the Activism of Gary Hart and James Dobson
by Christopher Allison

The Identity of the Suffering Servant in the Fourth Servant Song
by Changseon An


Glossolalia - Volume 2, Number 1, Fall 2009

My Lord, My Partner: The “Theology of the Theologian” in Gregory of Nazianzus’ Theological Orations
by Awet Andemicael

Diverse Methods In Cost-Benefit Analysis: Searching for Adept Practices in the Face of Environmental and Economic Problems
by Kimberly Abeel

The Meaning and Function of τὰ στοιχεῖα in GAL 4:1-11
by Changseon An

He, Him, Himself: A Critical Examination of the Exclusively Masculine Language in Karl Barth’s The Epistle To The Romans
by Rebecca A. Henriksen

The Doctrine of the Trinity as Response to Bart Ehrman’s God’s Problem
by Chris Corbin

Monastic and Scholastic Thought: Reconciling Theological Traditions of Medieval Culture
by Daniel Klimek

Augustine’s Idea of the Will and Individuality
by EunYoung Hwang

The Movement from Love of God to Love of Neighbor
by Sarah Smith Warren

Review: Michael Jinkins’ Gift of the Church
by Brice Jones

The Background of the Resurrection in Matthew 27:52-53
by Dionisio Soares


Glossolalia - Volume 1, Spring 2009

Imagining Eve: Sensation and the Poet’s Sympathy
by Rachel Winter

Prehensics: A New Synthesis of Philosophy, Religion and Neuroscience
by Jay Michael Arnold

Dangerous Conversion
by Julie McNamara

Spiritual Practice for Global Change: Women’s Self-Defense Practices in a World of Gender-based Violence
by Ruth Vaughan

The Gospels According to Christ? Combining the Study of the Historical Jesus with Modern Mysticism
by Daniel Klimek

The Poetics of Epiphany in Arab-American Literature
by Ashley Makar

Shifting Encounters
by Rebecca Henriksen

God Sings: Integrating the Pre-Sermonic Selection into the Sermonic Moment
by Neichelle Guidry

The Impatient Savior
by Terry J. Dumansky

“These Holy Mysteries”: George Herbert’s Poetic Rendering of the Service of Holy Communion
by Hilary M. Bogert

Creating “Community Canons”: Critical Reflections on Appropriating Scripture in Community
by Nichole Flores

Religious Metaphor in Moliere’s L’Ecole des femmes
by Kathryn Zukaitis

Micah 4:8-14: The Irony of a Pregnant Now
by Heather Vermeulen

The Irreducible Image: Finding the Imago Dei in the Aftermath of Genocide - A Theology of the Cross
by Mary Emily Briehl Duba

The Kinship of Huldah and Jeremiah: Syntax and Context in Huldah’s Oracle
by Esther Brown