This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the Department of Religion. The Department of Religion faculty seeks to understand the nature and importance of the world's great religious traditions in historical context and to voice some of the profound questions and answers about human nature and destiny that these traditions offer. Toward this end, several individual traditions are studied in depth and comparatively by faculty to determine how they shape human existence and culture through such expressions as myths, symbols, rituals, moral systems, and ideas.

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Submissions from 2013

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Review of: Die Konzilien Deutschlands und Reichsitaliens (916–1001): Concilia aevi Saxonici DCCCCXVI-MI, part 1 (916–960), Ernst-Dieter Hehl, Greta Austin

Review of: Karl Shoemaker, Sanctuary and Crime in the Middle Ages, 400–1500, Greta Austin

Homosexuality: Religious Perspectives, Suzanne Holland

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Human Dignity and the Debate Over Early Human Embryos, Suzanne Holland

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Reading the Sufis as Scripture through the Shar? Mamz?j: Reflections on a Late-Medieval Sufi Commentary, Matthew B. Ingalls

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Recasting Qushayri's Risala in Fifteenth-Century Egypt, Matthew B. Ingalls

Middle Agents As Marginalized: How The Rwanda Genocide Challenges Ethics From The Margins, Judith W. Kay

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Origin Myths: Susano-o, Orikuchi Shinobu, And The Imagination Of Exile In Early Japan, Jonathan Stockdale

Submissions from 2012

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Burchard, Bishop of Worms, Greta Austin

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St. Augustine and the Hall of Memory, Greta Austin

St. Augustine And The Hall Of Memory: Like The Philosopher, My Aunt Kept House In Her Imagination, Tending To The Sensations And Images Of The Past, Greta Austin

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Were There Two Arsenal Collections? Arsenal 713 and the Ivonian Panormia, Greta Austin

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Values in Translation: How Asking the Right Questions Can Move Translational Science Toward Greater Health Impact,, Suzanne Holland, Maureen Kelley, Kelly Edwards, Stephanie M. Fullerton, Rosalina James, Sara Goering, Mary L. Disis, and Wylie Burke

Letters Of A Sufi Scholar, Matthew B. Ingalls

Letters Of A Sufi Scholar: The Correspondence Of 'abd Al-ghani Al-nabulusi (1641-1731), Matthew B. Ingalls

Egypt’s Rulers are Threatening the Gain of Tahrir Square, Matthew B. Ingalls

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Review: Letters of a Sufi Scholar: The Correspondence of ‘Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641–1731), Matthew B. Ingalls

Redeeming The Enlightenment: Christianity And The Liberal Virtues, Judith W. Kay

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Review: Redeeming the Enlightenment: Christianity and the Liberal Virtues, Judith W. Kay

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Values In Translation: How Asking The Right Questions Can Move Translational Science Toward Greater Health Impact, Maureen Kelley, Kelly Edwards, Helene Starks, Stephanie M. Fullerton, Rosalina James, Sara Goering, Suzanne Holland, Mary L. Disis, and Wylie Burke

Submissions from 2011

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Canon Law And The Letters Of Ivo Of Chartres, Greta Austin

Religion and Canon Law, Greta Austin

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Review of: Canon Law and the Letters of Ivo of Chartres, Greta Austin

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St. Augustine and the Hall of Memory, Greta Austin

The Bishop at Work: Tasks, trials and transformations of diocesan administration, Greta Austin

The Bishop Combats Witches?: Burchard of Worms, his Corrector, and popular practices and beliefs about women and ‘superstition’, Greta Austin

Making Good on the Promise of Genetics: The Challenge of Justice Along the Translational Pathway, Suzanne Holland

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Achieving Justice in Genomic Translation: Re-Thinking the Pathway to Benefit, Suzanne Holland, Wylie Burke, Kelly A. Edwards, Sara Goering, and S. Trinidad

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Between Center and Periphery: The Development of the Sufi Fatwa in Late-Medieval Egypt, Matthew B. Ingalls

The Lotus And The Lion: Buddhism And The British Empire, Jonathan Stockdale

Submissions from 2010

Law in the Year 1010, Greta Austin

Race in Christian discourses, Greta Austin

The rise of Church law in the year 1010, Greta Austin

Managing Uncertainty: Ethics & Religion, Suzanne Holland

Gender, Genocide, and Jewish Memory, Judith W. Kay

Jewish Literacies and the Holocaust, Judith W. Kay

Religion and the Death Penalty, Judith W. Kay

Would’a, Could’a, Should’a: Giving up Blame in a Blaming World, Judith W. Kay

Submissions from 2009

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Authority and the canons in Burchard's Decretum and Ivo's Decretum, Greta Austin

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Shaping Church Law around the Year 1000: The Decretum of Burchard of Worms, Greta Austin

Which Age is the Age of Faith? Re-thinking the interactions of religion and society in the West, Greta Austin

Reprogenetics in America: Values in Search of Policy, Suzanne Holland

Technologies Of Desire "give Me Children Or I Shall Die", Suzanne Holland

Technologies of Desire: Give Me Children or I Shall Die, Suzanne Holland

Technologies of Desire: Give Me Children or I Shall Die, Suzanne Holland

Women Using Other Women’s Eggs, Suzanne Holland

Submissions from 2008

Jurisprudence in the Ivonian Collections? Some reflections on methodological problems in studying the substantive law of pre-Gratian collections, Greta Austin

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Secular Law in the Collectio duodecim partium and Burchard’s Decretum, Greta Austin

Common Ground on the Stem Cell Debate: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Suzanne Holland

Religion, Medicine, and the Strange Role of the Embryo, Suzanne Holland

Religious Challenges to Alternative Methods of Obtaining Stem Cells for Research, Suzanne Holland

The Stem Cell Debate: Why the Embryo is not the Chief Moral Issue, Suzanne Holland

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Translational Genomics: Seeking a Shared Vision of Benefit, Suzanne Holland, Wylie Burke, Patricia Kuszler, Helene Starks, and Nancy Press

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Transforming Genetic Research Practices with Marginalized Communities: A Case for Responsive Justice, Suzanne Holland, S. Goering, and K. Fryer-Edwards

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Where Is The God Of Justice? Biblical Perspectives On Suffering – By Warren Mcwilliams, Judith W. Kay

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The Exodus and Racism: Paradoxes for Jewish Liberation, Judith W. Kay

Submissions from 2007

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Freising and Worms in the Early Eleventh Century: Revisiting the relationship between the Collectio duodecim partium and Burchard’s Decretum, Greta Austin

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The Bishop and the Law of the Church, 900-1050, Greta Austin

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Market Transactions in Reprogenetics: A Case for Regulation, Suzanne Holland

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Review Of Inmaculada De Melo-martin, Taking Biology Seriously: What Biology Can & Cannot Tell Us About Moral & Public Policy Issues, Suzanne Holland and Stephanie M. Fullerton

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The Biblical Truth About America’s Death Penalty – By Dale S. Recinella, Judith W. Kay

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The Death Of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account Of Wrongful Executions – By Sister Helen Prejean, Judith W. Kay

Submissions from 2006

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Vengeance and the Law in Eleventh-Century Worms: Burchard and the canon law of feuds, Greta Austin

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Study of religion is getting an unexpected boost from The Da Vinci Code, Greta Austin and Doug Edwards

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It's Not What We Say, Exactly . . . Or Is It?, Suzanne Holland

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It’s Not What We Say, Exactly… or Is It?, Suzanne Holland

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The Integrity Conundrum, Suzanne Holland

Who’s ‘Playing God’ with Technologies of the Body?, Suzanne Holland

Celulas-tronco Embrionarias Humans em Debate, Suzanne Holland, Karen Lebacqz, and Laurie Zoloth

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Is Restitution Possible for Murder? Surviving Family Members Speak, Judith W. Kay

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Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation: Story-Telling for Healing, as Witness, and in Public Policy, Judith W. Kay

The Nature Of Order, Stuart Smithers and Craig Hollow

Submissions from 2005

Autour De Burchard De Worms: L'église Allemande Et Les Interdits De Parenté (ixème-xiième Siècle), Greta Austin

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Review of: Autour de Burchard de Worms: L’Église allemande et les interdits de parenté (IXème-XIIème siècle) by Patrick Corbet, Greta Austin

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Murdering Myths: The Story Behind the Death Penalty, Judith W. Kay

The Woman Who Pretended To Be Who She Was: Myths Of Self-imitation, Stuart Smithers

Submissions from 2004

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Jurisprudence in the Service of Pastoral Care: The Decretum of Burchard of Worms, Greta Austin

Jurisprudence In The Service Of Pastoral Care: The 'decretum' Of Burchard Of Worms, Greta Austin

Capital Punishment And Roman Catholic Moral Tradition, Judith W. Kay

Hitting Home: Feminist Ethics, Women's Work, And The Betrayal Of "family Values.", Judith W. Kay

Submissions from 2003

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Editorial concerns in the Ivonian Panormia: The case of repetitious canons in book 8, Greta Austin

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Fair Access To Stem Cells, Suzanne Holland

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Levinas and Otherwise-than-Being (Tolerant): Homosexuality and the Discourse of Tolerance, Suzanne Holland

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Reproductive Technology, Suzanne Holland

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Selecting Against Difference: Assisted Reproduction, Disability and Regulation, Suzanne Holland

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Stem Cell Research, Suzanne Holland

Submissions from 2002

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Marvelous Races or Marvelous Peoples? The Anglo-Saxon Marvels of the East, Greta Austin

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Were the peasants really so clean? The Middle Ages in Film, Greta Austin

Submissions from 2001

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Review of: Canonical Collections of the Early Middle Ages (ca. 400-1140): a bibliographical guide to the manuscripts and literature by Lotte Kéry, Greta Austin

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Special Issue: Who's Afraid Of Commodification? Introduction, Ds Davis and S. Holland

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Contested Commodities At Both Ends Of Life: Buying And Selling Gametes, Embryos, And Body Tissues, S. Holland

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Beyond the Embryo: A Feminist Appraisal of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Suzanne Holland

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Contested Commodities at Both Ends of Life: Buying and Selling of Gametes, Embryos and Body Tissues, Suzanne Holland

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To Market, To Market: Cloning as ART?, Suzanne Holland

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The human embryonic stem cell debate: science, ethics, and public policy, Suzanne Holland, Karen Lebacqz, and Laurie Zoloth

Submissions from 2000

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Our Ladies of the Airwaves: Dr. Laura, Judge Judy, and the New Public Confessional, Suzanne Holland

Radical Alterity and Responsibility for Injustice: The Gay/Lesbian Rights Controversy in the United States, Suzanne Holland

Submissions from 1999

Why Procedures Are Important In Addressing Sexual Harassment (a Declaration Of Professional Commitments Of The Society Of Christian Ethics), Judith W. Kay

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In the Shadow of the Execution Chamber: Affirming Wholeness in a Broken Place, Judith W. Kay

Submissions from 1998

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Living With One's Past: Personal Fates And Moral Pain, Judith W. Kay