Graduate Student Publications and Presentations, 2010-2011


Andy Alexis-Baker. Review of “Seek the Peace of the City: Christian Political Criticism as Public, Realist, and Transformative” by Richard Bourne.  Direction 39, no. 2 (Fall, 2010): 293–94.

Andy Alexis-Baker. Review of “War of the Lamb” by John Howard Yoder.  Mennonite Quarterly Review 85, no. 1 (Jan. 2011): 155–57.

Andy Alexis-Baker.  Review of “Radical Ecumenicity: Pursuing Unity and Discontinuity after John Howard Yoder,” John Nugent (Ed.), Conrad Grebel Review 28, no. 3 (2010): 136–38.

Andy Alexis-Baker. "Policing and Christian Forgiveness," in Christian Peace and Nonviolence: A Documentary History, edited by Michael Long, 327–30. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2011.


Andy Alexis-Baker. "Neighbors Build Safer Communities." Geez Magazine, Spring, 2011, 40–41.

Braden Anderson.  "One Church Under God: Imagining Church Unity Amidst National Division" Feb. 9, for the Center for Peacemaking's Soup with Substance and in conjunction with the Office of Mission and Ministry's Mission Week theme, "Imagine God."

J.D. Atkins. "A Quest for Certainty: The Epistemological Basis of Asphaleia in Luke-Acts." Paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. November 20, 2010.

J.D. Atkins. "The Trial of the Prophet and the People: True and False Prophet Traditions in John 5:30-47." Paper presented at annual meeting of the Midwest Region of the SBL. Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois. February 12, 2011.

J.D. Atkins. "The Origins of Deuteronomic Prophecy: Early Moses Traditions Behind Deut 18:15-22." Paper presented at annual meeting of the Midwest Region of the SBL. Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois. February 12, 2011.

Wesley Scott Biddy. "Constructing a Poetics of 'Moral Memory' in Conversation with Avishai Margalit," presented at the 2010 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention.

Anthony Briggman. “Dating Irenaeus’ Acquisition of Theophilus’ Correspondence To Autolycus: A Pneumatological Perspective.” Studia Patristica 45 (2010): 397-402.

Anthony Briggman. “The Holy Spirit as the Unction of Christ in Irenaeus.”  Journal of Theological Studies 61.1 (2010): 171-93.

Anthony Briggman.Book Review: Bucur, Bogdan.  Angelomorphic Pneumatology: Clement of Alexandria and Other Early Christian Witnesses (Leiden: Brill, 2009).  Vigiliae Christianae 64.4 (2010): 419-22.

Anthony Briggman. “Re-Evaluating Angelomorphism in Irenaeus: The Case of Proof 10.”  Journal of Theological Studies 61.2 (2010) 583-95.

Anne Carpenter. “‘The end is where we start from’: T.S. Eliot and an Interpretation of Robert Doran’s Work,” Lonergan on the Edge, Marquette University, September 2010.

Megan DeFranza. "The Proverbs 31 'Woman of Strength': An Argument for a Primary Sense Translation" in Priscilla Papers 25 no. 1 (Winter 2011): 21-25.

Megan DeFranza. "Sex and the Image of God: Dangers in Evangelical and Roman Catholic Theologies of the Body" presented at the Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting in November 2010.

Rebecca Hylander. “Mary as ‘Virgin Earth’ and ‘Promised Land’ in the exegetical works of Gregory of Elvira,” Patristic, Medieval and Renaissance Conference at Villanova University, October 2010.

Paul Monson. “The Cosmopolis of Elfland: Bernard Lonergan & G. K. Chesterton in Dialogue,” Lonergan on the Edge Conference, Marquette University, 18 Sept. 2010.

Paul Monson. “In Search of Cluny: Benedictines in the New World, 1846-1892." Paper presented at the American Catholic Historical Association-Canadian Catholic Historical Association Joint Spring Meeting, St. Michael’s College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 14-16, 2011.

Paul Monson. “Sacred Seeds: The French Jesuit Martyrs in American Catholic Historiography,” College Theology Society Annual Convention, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, June 2-5, 2011.

Jonathan Morgan. “Christus Victor Motifs in the Soteriology of Thomas Aquinas,” Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta, GA, November 2010.

Jonathan Morgan. "Circumcision of the Heart in Cyril of Alexandria," Pappas Patristic Institute, Boston, MA, March 2011.

Lincoln Rice. “The Pluralistic Vision of the Catholic Worker: Michael Baxter’s Glaring Omission,” Journal of Religion, Identity, and Politics 1, no. 1 (January 2012),

Jason P. Roberts. "Emerging in the Image of God to Know Good and Evil," Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 46.2 (June 2011), 471-81.

Jacob Shatzer. Diana Fritz Cates’s Aquinas on the Emotions: A Religious-Ethical Inquiry (Georgetown University Press, 2009), in Ethics & Medicine 27.2 (Summer 2011): 127-28; Wendell W. Weber’s Pharmacogenetics, 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2008), in Ethics & Medicine 27.2 (Summer 2011): 124; Rachel Muers’s Living for the Future: Theological Ethics for Coming Generations (T&T Clark, 2008), in Themelios 36.1 (May 2011): 161-62.

Brian Sigmon. "Shadowing Jacob's Journey: Sideshadowing in Gen 47:13-26," the Midwest SBL Graduate Student Paper Competition.

Lisa P. Stephenson, Dismantling the Dualisms for American Pentecostal Women in Ministry: A Feminist-Pneumatological Approach (Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies 9; Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2011).

Ben Suriano. “Who is the Subject of Self-Appropriation: a Response to Paul St. Amour,” Lonergan on the Edge Conference, Marquette University, September 2010.

Lee Sytsma. "The Relationship between Divine Grace and Free Will in the Act of Conversion for Thomas Aquinas" at the meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2010.

Eric Szatkowski. "The Dark Side of Digital Technology: The Internet, Cell Phones, and Social Media" for parishioners of St. Jerome's in Oconomowoc, December 6, 2010, parishioners of St. Agnes in Butler, January 11, 2011, at St. Matthias Parish, Milwaukee, March 30, 2011, to students and faculty at Mt. Mary College on April 29, 2011, and Mt. Mary Student Summer Camp, Milwaukee, WI, July 13, 2011.

Eric Szatkowski. "The Real World of Social Media: Predators, Bullies and Digital Disrespect," for 5th-8th graders at St. Agnes in Butler on January 12, 2011.

Eric Szatkowski. "The Real World of Social Media: Predators, Bullies and Digital Disrespect," for 5th-8th graders, and high school students, at  St. Joseph Catholic Academy on January 17, 2011.

Eric Szatkowski.  Taped a 30-minute segment with Archbishop Listecki for his "Living Our Faith" radio program on Relevant Radio, February 8, 2011.  The topic was "Safeguarding God's Family," with the director of that program, Patti Loehrer, and with an air date of March 8, 2011 as part of a month-long campaign in the archdiocese to raise awareness about protecting our children from all forms of sexual exploitation, including digital technology.

Eric Szatkowski. “Cop Trakes Bulletproof Vest for Priestly Vestments,” in the online newspapersCatholic Herald,May 11, 2011, andThe Southeast Alaska Catholic, May 13, 2011, as well as the website of the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy, May 20, 2011.

Juliana Vazquez. “Interpreting the Old Testament on Either Side of Trent: Thomas De Vio, Sixtus of Siena, and the Jews” at the Lower Midwest AAR in Rock Island, IL, April 1-3, 2011.

John Volk. “The Historical Causality of Christ,” presented at the West Coast Methods Institute April 29, 2011.

John Volk. "Lonergan and the Historical Causality of Christ" at the 26th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium at Loyola Marymount University, April 2011.

Nathan Willowby. "Questioning and Reclaiming the Biblical Theme of Sanctification," in Communion Together. Volume 12, Number 2, Sept/Oct 2010, p. 17.


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