Graduate Student Publications and Presentations, 2012-2013


Andy Alexis-Baker, "What about the Centurion? A Roman Soldier’s Faith and Christian Pacifism," A Faith Not Worth Fighting For: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions About Christian Nonviolence, edited by Tripp York and Justin Barringer, 170–83. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012.

Andy Alexis-Baker, "Spinoza’s Political Theology: Theocracy, Democracy and Monism," Journal of Church and State 54, no. 3 (2012): 426–44.

Andy Alexis-Baker. "Violence, Nonviolence and the Temple Incident in John 2:13–15," Biblical Interpretation 20 (2012): 73–96.

Andy Alexis-Baker and Tripp York, eds., A Faith Embracing All Creatures: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions about Christian Care for Animals. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012.

Andy Alexis-Baker, "Didn’t Jesus Eat Fish?" in A Faith Embracing All Creatures, 64–74. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012.

Andy Alexis-Baker, John Nugent, and Branson Parler, eds., Yoder, John Howard, Radical Christian Discipleship. Harrisonburg, VA: Herald Press, 2012.

J. D. Atkins presented "'Because of Your Unbelief, I Will Speak Again': The Reception of the Post-Resurrection Doubts of the Apostles at Nag Hammadi" at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 17, 2012.

J. D. Atkins presented "The Stigma of Doubt and the Stigmata of Christ: What the Criterion of Embarrassment and Second-Century Debates over Bodily Resurrection Tell Us about Luke 24:36-43" at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Milwaukee, WI, November 14, 2012.

J. D. Atkins presented "Editing Out Post-Resurrection Doubt: Revisiting Ignatius, Luke, and Anti-Docetic Apologetic" at the Annual Meeting of the North American Patristics Society, Chicago, IL, May 25, 2012.

J. D. Atkins, "The Trial of the People and the Prophet: John 5:30-47 and the True and False Prophet Traditions," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 75 (2013): 279-96.

Phillip Anderas presented "The Sanctification of the Most Holy Jacob in Luther's Lectures on Genesis 32," 12th International Congress for Luther Research, Helsinki, August 2012.

Wesley Scott Biddy,“The Fall (and Rise) of Symbolic Thought in ‘Crakedom:’ Analyzing Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake,” annual meeting of the Southwest region of the American Academy of Religion and the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies, Irving, TX, March 8-10, 2013.

Thomas Bridges co-edited, and co-wrote introduction for Craig Keen’s The Transgression of thCe Integrity of God, and Other Essays. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012.

Joseph Gordon, “Conversion, Revelation, and the Ends of the Interpretation of Scripture” at the West Coast Methods Institute, Loyola Marymount University, April 5, 2013.

Jonathan Heaps, "The Gifted Horizon: Religious Experience and Supernatural Truth" at the Wesleyan Philosophical Society's annual conference, Seattle Pacific University, on March 21; "The Decentered Universe: On Plausibility, Religious Experience, and Supernatural Belief" at the West Coast Methods Institute, Loyola Marymount University, April 5, 2013.

Darren Henson was a part of a panel presentation with colleagues from the Medical College of Wisconsin at the annual conference of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities in Washington D.C., October 20, 2012.  I.  The presentation was: "Physician Assisted Suicide: Are we asking the right questions?”

Darren Henson gave the following Grand Rounds presentations at Columbia-St. Mary's Hospital: “Race, Religion, and Sex: Social Factors Impacting Medicine,” May 21, 2013; “Medical Repatriation: Can this ever be an ethical option?” Columbia-St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, March 19, 2013; “Problems of Praxis:  Theological and Practical Implications for Palliative Care.” Columbia-St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, Jan. 15, 2013.

David Horstkoetter, with Jeremy Blackwood, Ph.D., "Apocalyptic Inbreaking, the Scale of Values, and Loving Dangerously: Sublating Bernard Lonergan and Johann Metz by a Theo-Politics of Grace and Love" at the West Coast Methods Institute, Loyola Marymount University, April 5, 2013.

Nathan Lunsford presented “‘The Genius of the Gospel System’: Newman, Holiness, and the Asceticism of Antony of Egypt,” National Newman Conference (Newman Association of America), August 10, 2012.

Paul Monson, “‘Sub signis visibilibus’: Visual Theology in Trent’s Decrees on the Eucharist.” Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 15, no. 4 (Fall 2012): 145-58.

Paul Monson, “From Newman to Dulles: Vatican II and the Search for a Pneumatological Sensus Fidelium,” paper for the conference, “Vatican II: Teaching and Understanding the Council after 50 Years,” Univ. of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Sept. 20-22, 2012. 

Paul G. Monson, "The Cosmopolis of Elfland: Bernard Lonergan on G.K. Chesterton," Method: Journal of Lonergan StudiesI 3:1 (new series) 37 -61.

Paul Monson, “Monastic Evangelization? The Sacramental Vision of America’s Early Benedictine Monks.” American Catholic Studies 124, no. 3 (2013): 1-16; “Useful Monks: The Idea of Utility in Early American Benedictine Monasticism.” The Downside Review 131, no. 463 (April 2013): 69-86.

Jonathan Morgan, "Christus Victor Motifs in the Soteriology of Thomas Aquinas," in Pro Ecclesia 21, no. 4 (2012): 409-421.

Jonathan Morgan, "The Vision of the Glory of God in the Apocalypse of Baruch (3 Baruch)" in Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 22:3 (2013): 184-200.

Kellen Plaxco presented “'Participation' in Didymus’ Polemical Exegesis and Pseudo-Basil, Adversus Eunomium," Lectio Centre for the Study of the Transmission of Texts and Ideas in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, November 22, 2012.

Kellen Plaxco presented "The Tura ‘Commentaries’, Didymus’ On the Holy Spirit and Pseudo-Basil, Against Eunomius IV-V: Some Significant Points of Doctrinal Convergence," Patristics Research Seminar, Durham University, February 21, 2013.

Lincoln Rice, "Confronting the Heresy of 'The Mythical Body of Christ': The Life of Dr. Arthur Falls," American Catholic Studies 123, no. 2 (summer 2012): 59-77.

Lincoln Rice, “Virtues for the Oppressed: Inspired by the Life of Dr. Arthur Falls,” Conversations Across the Humanities, Marquette University, April 19, 2013.

Jakob K. Rinderknecht, “Introduction to Mirae Caritatis.” In The Liturgy Documents: Volume Three, 2-7. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2013.

Jason Roberts, "Karl Rahner, Terrence Deacon, and the Emergence of the imago trinitatis" at the Zygon Center for Religion and Science Student Symposium on Science and Spirituality, Chicago, March 15, 2013.

Christopher J. Samuel presented "The Role of Angels in the Created Order, according to Martin Luther’s Lectures on Zechariah and Lectures on Genesis" at the 2012 annual Sixteenth Century Society Conference in Cincinnatti, OH, October 25-28, 2012.

Eugene R. Schlesinger, “Use Your Allusion: How Reformed Sacramental Theology Makes Sense of Sacramental Language in John 3 and 6” Westminster Theological Journal 74, no. 2 (Fall 2012): 355-366.

Eugene R. Schlesinger, “A ‘Convenient’ Truth: Funding Ecological Commitment with Baptismal Aptness” at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Lincoln, Illinois, March 8-9, 2013.

Eugene R. Schlesinger, “O Brave New World! Baptismal Imagery in the Petrine Epistles as an Ecological Resource” at the Upper Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature, St. Paul, Minnesota, April 5-6, 2013.

Jason Scully presented “John the Solitary’s use of Paul as Validation for the Ascetical Life,” Society of Biblical Literature, Chicago, November 2012.

Jason Scully presented “The Loving Soul: Basil the Great’s Biblical Conception of the Ascetical Life,” Evangelical Theological Society, Milwaukee, November 2012.

Jason Scully presented “An Explanation for the Absence of the term Synderesis in Thomas Aquinas’ Treatise on Law,”  Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Conference, Villanova, October 2012.

Jacob Shatzer, “Virtue, Vice, and Virtual Worlds: A Theological Perspective on Moral Formation,” in Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture 1.2 (2012): 1–34.

Jacob Shatzer, “Are We Forming Ourselves for a Posthuman Future?,” Ethics & Medicine 28.2 (2012): 81–87.

Eric Szatkowski presented "The Dark Side of Digital Technology: Internet, Cell Phones and Social Media," Lumen Christie Parish, Mequon, WI, September 11, 2012.

Eric Szatkowski presented "The Dark Side of Digital Technology: Internet, Cell Phones and Social Media," St. Agnes Parish and School, Butler, WI, October 2, 2012, St. Francis of Assisi Parrish and St. Peter the Fisherman Parish and school, Manitowoc, WI, October 9, 2012, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Greenfield, WI, October 23, 2012, St. Mary's Parish, Menonomee Falls, WI, November 5, 2012, John Paul II Academy Middle School and Sacred Heart Parish, Racine, WI, November 19, 2012, and at the 13th Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime, Palm Springs, CA, December 6, 2012.

John Volk, "Lonergan on the Historical Causality of Christ," Method: Journal of Lonergan StudiesI 3:1 (new series) 63-97.



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