Community, Text, Critique — Recent Syracuse University Faculty & Alumna Publications


Recent Faculty Publications

Arnold, Philip
  • “Onondaga Nation Land Rights and the Doctrine of Discovery” (revised) with Joe Heath, in Neighbor to Neighbor, Nation to Nation: Readings about the Relationship of the Onondaga Nation with Central New York, USA (Syracuse: Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON), 2014), 17-18.
  • “Indigenous ‘Texts’ of Inhabiting the Land: George Washington’s Wampum Belt and the Canadaigua Treaty.” In Iconic Books and Texts (ed. J. W. Watts. London: Equinox, 2013. 361-372.
  • “The Sä·noñh—Great Law of Peace Center–Welcomes Public,” Public: A Journal of Imagining America, Vol. 1&2 (2013) online.
Braiterman, Zachary
  • “Martin Buber” (revised) in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2014), online.
  • “After Germany: An American Jewish Philosophical Manifesto,” in Jewish Philosophy for the Twenty-First Century (ed. H. T. Samuelson and A. Hughes; Leiden: Brill, 2014), 42-60.
  • “The Patient Political Gesture: Law, Liberalism, and Talmud,” in Judaism, Liberalism, and Political Theology(ed. R. Rashkover and M. Kavka; Bloomington: Indiana U, 2014), 241-264.
  • “Aura and the ‘Spiritual in Art’ in the Age of Digital Reproduction,” in Thinking Jewish Culture in America(Bloomington: Indiana U Press, 2014), 185-218.
  • Editor with Martin Kavka and David Novak, The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy: The Modern Period (Cambridge, 2012).
Burrus, Virginia
  • ” ‘Nec sanabatur vulnus illud meum’ (Conf. 6:15): Trauma, Time and Voice in Augustine’s Confessions,” in Trauma and Traumatization in Individual and Collective Dimensions (ed. E.-M. Becker, J. Dochhorn, E. Holt; Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014), 100-110.
  • “History, Theology, Orthodoxy, Polydoxy,” Modern Theology 30 (2014), 7-16.
  • The Life of Saint Helia: Critical Edition, Translation, Introduction, and Commentary, co-edited with Marco Conti. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • “Bodies, Desires, Confessions: Shame in Plotinus, Antony, and Augustine.” In Shame Between Penance and Punishment (ed. B. Sère and J. Wettlaufer. Florence:
    SISMEL-Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2013), 23-48.
  • “‘The Passover Still Takes Place Today’: Exegesis, Asceticism, Judaism, and Origen’s On Passover.” InAsceticism and Exegesis in Early Christianity: The Reception of New Testament Texts in Ancient Ascetic Discourses (ed. H.-U.  Wiedemann. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2013), 235-45.
  • “‘Honor the Fathers’: Exegesis and Authority in the Life of Saint Helia.” In Asceticism and Exegesis in Early Christianity: The Reception of New Testament Texts in Ancient Ascetic Discourses (ed. H.-U. Wiedemann. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2013), 445-57.
  • “Nothing is Not One: Revisiting the ex nihilo.” Modern Theology 29.2 (2013): 33-48.
  • “Augustine, Rosenzweig, and the Possibility of Experiencing Miracle.” In Material Spirit (ed. C. Good, M. Asensi, and G. Stallings. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013), 94-110.
  • “Seducing Theology.” Theology and Sexuality 18:2 (2013).
  • “Gender, Eros, and Pedagogy: Macrina’s Pious Household.” In Ascetic Culture (ed. B. Leyerle and R. D. Young; University of Notre Dame Press, 2013), 167-81.
  • “Augustine’s Bible.”  Ideology, Culture, and Translation, edited by Scott Elliott and Roland Boer.  Semeia Studies.  Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012. Pages 69-82.
Fisher, Gareth
  • From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China.University of Hawaii, 2014.
  • “Buddhism in the Modern World.” David L. McMahan, ed. New York: Routledge Press, 2012. Pp. 68-88.
Frieden, Ken
  • (editor) David Ehrlich’s Who Will Die Last: Stories of Life in Israel, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2013.
Gold, Ann Grodzins
  • (with B. R. Gujar, M. Gujar and C. Gujar) “Shared Knowledges: Family, Fusion, Friction, Fabric,” Ethnography 15/3 (2014), 331-354.
  • “Women’s Place-Making in Santosh Nagar: Gendered Constellations,” in Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia (ed. L. Fernandes; London: Routledge, 2014), 173-188.
  • “Sweetness and Light: The Bright Side of Pluralism in a North Indian Town.” In Religious Pluralism, State and Society in Asia, ed. C. Formichi. London: Routledge, 2013. 113-137.
  • (with Bhoju Ram Gujar) “A thousand Nagdis.”Anthropology Today 29/5 (2013):22-27.
  • “Food Values Beyond Nutrition.” In Handbook on Food, Politics and Society, edited by Ronald J. Herring. Oxford Handbooks Online. Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • “Ainn-Bai’s sarvadharm yatra: A mix of experiences.” InLines in Water: Religious Boundaries in South Asia(ed. T. R. Kassam and E. Kent, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2013), 300-329.
Hamner, M. Gail
  • “Work and Life in Balance,” Religious Studies News(2015), online.
  • “Filming Reconciliation: Affect ande Nostalgia in The Tree of Life,” Journal of Religion and Film (2014), online.
  • “Religion and Film: A Pedagogical Review,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 81/4 (2013), 1139-50.
Kassam, Tazim R.
  • (Editor with Eliza Kent) Lines in Water: Religious Boundaries in South Asia, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press: 2013.
 Lloyd, Vincent W.
  • (Co-editor) Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh. London: Routledge, 2014.
  • “The Post-Racial Saint? From Barack Obama to Paul of Tarsus,” in Sainthood and Race (2014), 182-198.
  • “Of Fathers and Sons, Prophets and Messiahs,” inSouls: a Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society 16/3-4 (2014), 209-226.
  • “Organizing Race: Taking Race Seriously in Faith-Based Community Organizing,” Journal of Religious Ethics 42/4 (2014), 640-660.
  • “The Rhetoric of the Middle,” Syndicate (2014), online and print.
  • “Christianity,” in The Fin de Siecle World (London: Routledge, 2014), 568-581.
  • “Thick or Thin? Liberal Protestant Public Theology,”Journal of Religious Ethics 42/2 (2014), 335-356.
  • “Marcuse the Lover,” Telos 165 (2013): 9-22.
  • “Love, Justice, and Natural Law: Martin Luther King, Jr., and Human Rights,” in Human Rights from a Third World Perspective (ed. Jose-Manuel Barreto; Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2013), 237-55.
  • “Race and Religion,” Critical Research on Religion 1:1 (2013), 80-86.
  • (Editor) Race and Political Theology, Stanford University Press, 2012.
Niebuhr, R. Gustav
  • Lincoln’s Bishop: A President, A Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors. Harper Collins, 2014.
Robert, William
  • “To Live, by Grace.” In Living Together: Jacques Derrida’s Communities of Violence and Peace, ed. E. Weber (Fordham University Press, 2013): 153–67.
  • “Nude, Glorious, Living,” Political Theology 14.1 (2013): 115–30.
  • “Performing Religiously Between Passion and Resistance,” Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory12.2 (2012): 69–84.
  • “A Mystic Impulse: From Apophatics to Decreation in Pseudo-Dionysius, Meister Eckhart, and Simone Weil,”Medieval Mystical Theology 21.1 (2012): 113–32.
Waghorne, Joanne Punzo
  • “From Diaspora to (Global) Civil Society: Global Gurus and the Processes of De-ritualization and De-ethnization in Singapore,” in Hindu Rituals at the Margins: Tranformations, Innovations, Reconsiderations (ed. T. Pintchman, L. Penkower; Columbia, SC: U. of South Carolina, 2014), 186-207.
  • “Reading Walden Pont at Marina Bay Sands–Singapore,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 82/1 (2014), 217-247.
  • “Engineering an Artful Practice: On Jaggi Vasudev’s Isha Yoga and Sri Sri Ravishankar’s Art of Living.” InGurus of Modern Yoga (ed. E. Goldberg and M. Singleton. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013), 283-307.
  • “Beyond Pluralism: Global Gurus and the Third Stream of American Religiosity.” In Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States (ed. C. L. Cohen and R. L. Numbers (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013), 228-248.
  • “A Birthday Party for a Sacred Scripture: The Gita Jayanti and the Embodiment of God as the Book.” InIconic Books and Texts (ed. J. W. Watts. London: Equinox, 2013.
Wallwork, Ernest
  • “Sexual Behavior, Medical Control of” in Encyclopedia of Bioethics (4th ed.; Gale-Macmillan Reference, 2014), 6:2914-2921.
  • “Addendum, Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Therapies,” in Encyclopedia of Bioethics (4th ed.; Gale-Macmillan Reference, 2014), 5:2472-2473.
  • “Psychodynamic Psychotherapies” (edited and revised), Encyclopedia of Bioethics (4th ed.; Gale-Macmillan Reference, 2014), 5:2565-2572.
  • “Ethical Aspects of Teletherapy.” In Psychoanalysis Online: Mental Health, Teletherapy, Training (ed. Jill Savege Scharff; London: Karnac, 2013), ch. 8.
  • “Ethics in Psychoanalysis,” in Textbook of Psychoanalysis, 2nd edition (ed. G. Gabbard, B. Litowitz and P. W. A. Cooper: Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, 2012), Chapter 24, pp. 349-366.
  • “Ethical Review of Radiation Effect Narratives,” inTortured Science: Health Studies, Ethics and Nuclear Weapons, ed. by Dianne Quigley, Amy Lowman, and Steve Wing. Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing Co., 2012, Chapter 11, pp. 219-239.
Watts, James
  • Leviticus 1-10, Historical Commentary on the Old Testament, Louvain: Peeters, 2013.
  • (editor) Iconic Books and Texts, London: Equinox, 2013.
  • “The Political and Legal Uses of Scripture,” in The New Cambridge History of the Bible, vol. 1, (ed. J. Schaper and J. C. Paget, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 345-64.
  • “Scripturalization and the Aaronide Dynasties,” Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 13 (2013), online.
  • “Illustrating Leviticus: Art, Ritual and Politics,” Biblical Reception 2 (2013), 3-15.
  • “The Three Dimensions of Scriptures,” in Iconic Books and Texts (ed. Watts; London: Equinox, 2013), 9-32.
  • “Ancient Iconic Texts and Scholarly Expertise,” inIconic Books and Texts (ed. Watts; London: Equinox, 2013), 407-418.

Recent Books by Alumni

Moore, Thomas (’75)
  • A Religion of One’s Own (Penguin, 2014)
Pasulka, Diana Walsh (’03)
  • Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory in Catholic Devotional and Popular Culture (Oxford University Press, 2014).
Vahanian,Noëlle  (’99)
  • The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language (Fordham University Press, 2014)
Martin, Craig (’07)
  • Capitalizing Religion: Ideology and the Opiate of the Bourgeoisie (Bloomsbury, 2014)
  • A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion(Equinox, 2012)
  • (Co-editor) Collaborative Futures: Critical Reflections on Publicly Active Graduate Education (Syracuse University Press, 2012)
Crockett,Clayton (’98) & Jeffrey W. Robbins (’01)
  • (Co-editors with B. Keith Putt) The Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion (Indiana University Press, 2014)
  • Religion, Politics and the Earth: The New Materialism(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
Sanzaro, Francis (’12)
  • The Boulder: A Philosophy for Bouldering (Stone Country, 2013)

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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5 Responses to Community, Text, Critique — Recent Syracuse University Faculty & Alumna Publications

  1. dmf says:

    be interesting to see how long secular schools keep supporting religion depts. or if at some point they just fold folks back (say anthropologists into the anthro dept) into their respective disciplines.

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